Category: Letters

Letter to the Editor: In defense of the amateur

In his foundational essay on the art of the modern theatre, “The Actor and the Über-Marionette,” the director and actor Edward Gordon Craig warned of the danger in entrusting the…

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Letter to the Editor: In response to Trustee Eisenson’s Response

To the Record, I’d like to respond to the April 19 letter from Michael Eisenson (“Letter to the Editor: Responding to Board’s conflicts of interest,” April 19, 2017) commenting on…

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Board’s conflicts of interest

To the Record, I would like to respond briefly to the letter from Peter Koenig and David Tobis regarding the Board of Trustees (“On conflicts of interest," April 12, 2017).…

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Letter to the Editor: On students’ protesting for the renaming of Horn Hall

To the Editor: I write to the students who have protested the naming of Horn Hall. While I would fight to defend your right to protest, I ask you to…

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Letter to the Editor: On Record’s article on VITA

To the Editor: I write to share a small correction in the Record’s otherwise excellent coverage (“Income tax volunteers provide critical service to community,” March 15, 2017) of the College’s…

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Letter to the Editor

To the editor: The Record’s two-part series on gender disparities (“Examining the gender disparity across academic fields at the College,” March 1, 2017, “Computer science addresses gender disparity,” March 8,…

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Letter to the Editor

To the editor: We would like to call attention to last week’s Record editorial concerning the Junior Advisor Advisory Board (JAAB) and the Selection Committee’s (SelCom’s) decision to shift the…

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On free speech

To the Editor: Valerie Oyakhilome ’18 writes that "the administration is able to disinvite John Derbyshire, but chose to allow [former Senator] Brown to enter into our sanctuary, incite concealed…

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On addressing mental health

It’s encouraging to see that student struggles and concerns about mental health on campus are becoming more visible. Last week’s editorial, “A campus of compassion: Addressing mental health concerns in…

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Letter from the Editor

To the college community: On behalf of all of us here at The Williams Record, I am honored and thrilled to open up a new chapter in our paper’s history.…

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