Category: Top News

Lickety Split to relocate but remain open

Though the new Williams Inn will be built where Lickety Split is currently located, the College plans to make special accommodations to ensure that the local ice cream business stays…

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Students, alumnae earn fellowships for post-grad opportunities

On April 10, the College announced that 15 students and four alumnae have been offered Fulbright grants for 2017-2018. This sets a new record for the College for the number…

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Dining tackles food insecurity with meal plan changes

After student activists brought forth concerns over food insecurity on campus, the College recently decided to make significant changes to dining services and the meal plan structure. Under the new…

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Psych services hires new therapists, receives approval for new building

In March, during the mid-cycle budget approval process, the College’s Psychological Counseling Services (PCS) received approval to hire two additional full time therapists. PCS is in the process of recruiting…

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Oxford mental health services fall short for WEPO students

In the first part of a Closer Look on mental health resources abroad, the Record explored the experiences and concerns associated with studying abroad at a program approved by but…

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CC rejects censure, issues warning for Cap & Bells

Last night, College Council (CC) voted 22–3 in favor of issuing a formal warning to Cap & Bells, the College’s only student-run theatre group, for 18 months. The warning will…

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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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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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JAAB shifts JA co-pairings away from gender binary

Beginning next year, Junior Advisor (JA) co-pairings for entries will no longer follow the pre-existing gender binary, consisting of one male and one female JA per entry. Additionally, the JA…

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Examining the gender disparity across academic fields at the College

This is the first installment in a two-part series that will look at gender disparity in majors at the College. The first part will look quantitatively at the gender gap…

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