Category: Opinions

Revising transcript access: A plan to prevent prejudging students while not hindering professors’ work

A recent College Council (CC) meeting raised the issue of faculty’s open access to student and alumni transcripts. CC and the Committee on Educational Affairs discussed the issue, and we…

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Senior on the Quad: What’s one more thing you want to do before you graduate?

"Stargaze on Stone Hill (preferably with some Lickety)." Samantha Polsky '17 "Say farewell to and encourage all the Summer Science Program students I tutored last summer." Cesar Dominguez '17 "To finish…

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Cartoon: Finals got me like

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Cartoon: The unpredictable weather of Williamstown

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Outlining the mission of the Gargoyles: Welcoming the 123rd Delegation of the Gargoyle Society

As the Gargoyle Society prepares to confirm the new members of its 123rd delegation, we would like to take the opportunity to discuss the incoming delegation and the reasons for…

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Redefining accountability: On the reasons for renaming Men for Consent

Men for Consent (MFC) was started fewer than 10 years ago as a club exclusively for men to help combat rape culture and sexual violence. The club has come a…

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Disappointing donations: Why you shouldn’t donate to the College

The next time your class agent asks if you’d like to make a “fun” donation of $20.17 to celebrate your impending graduation, take the time to consider if that $20.17…

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An eye-opening experience: The lasting impacts of the College on a language TA

I came to the College not long ago, to teach my native language, with a certain mindset, and I am leaving with a different one. How has it changed? Why…

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Reworking the gender cap: Considering how to ensure that campus housing reflects our values

The Office of Student Life (OSL) maintains that no more than 60 percent of occupants of an upperclass residence hall may be of the same gender. OSL obtains its gender…

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Cartoon: Pig Roast 2017

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