Category: Top News

Students advocate for Asian American Studies Program at Jamboree

On Monday night, students protested the College’s lack of an Asian American Studies Program at Jamboree, a Previews event in Chapin Hall for accepted students to the class of 2022.…

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College partners with other schools to construct solar power facility

The College has partnered with Amherst, Bowdoin, Hampshire and Smith to construct a solar power facility in Farmington, Maine that will create 46,000 megawatt hours per year of electricity. By…

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Department of Justice requests that College preserve Early Decision records

Last week, the College received a letter from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) instructing it to preserve all information relating to communications between colleges and universities about students…

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Casa Lina to open tonight in former Hops and Vines venue

In January, the popular Water Street restaurant Hops and Vines closed permanently. Today, Casa Lina, a new restaurant under different ownership, will open in its space. Named after owner Melahat…

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Reverend Valerie Bailey Fischer to assume role as new chaplain

This July, the College will welcome the Reverend Valerie Bailey Fischer as the new chaplain to the College. Bailey Fischer will be coming from Cavalry Episcopal Church in Summit, N.J.…

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JA Week opens campus dialogue

Last week, the Junior Advisor Advisory Board (JAAB) and the Gargoyle Society co-hosted JA Week, a five-day program made up of a series of events focused on discussing the history…

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College appoints Maud Mandel as next president

Yesterday, the Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Maud S. Mandel as the College’s 18th president. Mandel, who will be the College’s first female president, was unanimously selected by…

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Spelling error sparks conversations on Muslim student representation

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, campus facilities installed a misspelled sign in the basement of Thompson Memorial Chapel that read “Muslin Common Room” rather than “Muslim Common Room.” The sign, which…

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JAAB announces significant alterations to JA system

Low number of JA applications necessitates larger entries composed of three or four JAs Yesterday, the Junior Advisor Advisory Board (JAAB) sent out a statement informing the student body that…

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College to welcome students from the University of Puerto Rico for summer research

In response to the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, the College will be hosting five students and a faculty member from the University of Puerto Rico for a summer research…

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