Category: News

College announces commencement speakers, honorary degrees

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be the speaker for the College’s commencement on June 4. A Nigerian-American writer, Adichie is best known for her works Americanah, We Should All Be Feminists…

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Shaggy to headline Spring Fling

Last Monday, All Campus Entertainment (ACE) announced via a banner in Paresky that reggae singer Shaggy will headline Spring Fling 2017. Rapper Jerreau will perform as the opener for the…

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Faculty elects to eliminate high pass

At the faculty meeting on March 8, the faculty voted overwhelmingly to eliminate the “high pass” grade for the Winter Study term, beginning with Winter Study 2018. This will change…

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Student perceptions of rigor of College majors

Over the course of the last week, the Record conducted a survey asking students about their perception of the most and least rigorous College majors. Out of a randomized 500…

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Faculty approve motion changing EDI requirement to DPE starting in 2018

Last Wednesday, the faculty voted 52-15 to replace the Exploring Diversity Initiative (EDI) requirement in the College’s curriculum with the Difference, Power and Equity (DPE) requirement. The DPE requirement aims…

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Devadoss, White debate the role of God and religion in a liberal arts education

Last Thursday, the Veritas Forum hosted a discussion on religion in Griffin Hall titled “Does God Belong in the Liberal Arts?” The conversation, moderated by Professor of Physics Frederick Strauch,…

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Departments, programs revise course catalog for next year

Last Wednesday, the faculty approved changes to the 2017-18 course catalog, including changes to major or concentration requirements for art history, Arabic, philosophy, theatre, computer science, women’s, gender and sexuality…

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Junior advisors to the class of 2021

Jason Adulley Carol Almonte Austin Anderson Ari Ball-Burack Olivia Barnhill Lucien Baumann Tom Benz Masen Boucher Kai Cash Grace Chamberlin Dana Chung Danielle D’Oliveira Robert Dulin Jesse Facey Grace Fan…

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Students hold event to interrogate naming practices and unofficially rename Horn Hall

On Thursday, students, along with some staff and community members, gathered for a town hall meeting and student protest of the naming of Horn Hall following the resignation of Joey…

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Examining mental health services during study abroad

In recent years, both students and the administrators have worked to improve accessibility to mental health resources on campus. However, there still exists a significant lack of awareness surrounding mental…

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