Category: News

Campus groups urge override of Proposition 2 1/2

On May 12, Williamstown will vote on the Proposition 2 1/2 override, which would raise property taxes and thereby increase funding for town services and education.

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AASiA celebrates heritage

Asian American Students in Action kicked off the Asian American Heritage Month April 9 with their first ever outdoor convocation.

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Dining halls beginning to compost waste

The introduction of composting bins for napkins into campus dining halls signals a new level in the relationship between the College and Caretaker Farm, an organic, community-supported farm on Water Street.

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Williams names three new women’s sports coaches

Williams College Athletic Director Bob Peck announced today that three women have been named as head coaches of four Williams women’s varsity teams.

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Peace in the Middle East?

Land for Peace. This is the basic premise from which Sadat and Begin worked out the return of the Sinai, and it is also the premise upon which the Oslo Accords were settled.

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MCC part deux

During her recent visit to Williams College, Lezli Hope White ’75 expressed surprise at the many ways in which the campus had changed.

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Jewish Soul Food: Latke Versus Hamentashen

This past Tuesday, the weather turned chilly, snow flurries fell to the Earth, and people huddled into the Jewish Religious Center to debate the virtues of two highly lauded foods found in the holiday pantries of Jews around the world: the latke and the hamentaschen.

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Yo-Yo Ma to speak at commencement

Williams College recently announced that Yo-Yo Ma, an accomplished and internationally known cellist, will speak at this year’s commencement exercises on June 7.

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Mission damages, fines rising

This year Mission Park has already accrued a more costly tab for damages done to the building than last year’s total.

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MassPIRG ousted; Ervin, Slocum elected to CC

Results for the College Council general election were released Wednesday night, naming Kate Ervin ’99 and Will Slocum ’99 co-presidents for the next term.

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