Category: Letters

Letter to the editor: on the demolition of the Bubriski house and the town/gown dynamic

To the editor, Williams College's proposed – and likely – demolition of the Bubriski house at 42 Hoxsey St. as part of a reconfiguration of the Falk Science Quad is…

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Letter to the editor: Regarding the Underground Railroad

To the editor, We write as members of the CenterSeries Programing Committee to offer our sincerest apology for the pain and suffering experienced by many members of the College community…

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Letter to the editor: on the history of women’s ice hockey

To the editor, Your article on the history of women’s ice hockey (“Exploring how women’s ice hockey broke the ice to achieve varsity status,” Feb. 7, 2018) is fine as…

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Letter to the editor: Update from the Dean’s Office

Over the last three months, two beloved colleagues from the dean’s office staff, Rashanda Booker and Rosanna Ferro, have left the College to pursue personal and professional opportunities. We in…

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Letter to the editor: on David Kane’s commitment to the College

To the Editor, As students and alumni of the College, we have different opinions about the views expressed in David Kane’s ’88 op-ed on what it means for Williams to…

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Letter to the Editor: On belonging at the College

In my brief four years as a faculty member at Williams, I have been struck by the number of students whom, during one-on-one conversations with me, have confided their beliefs…

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Letter to the Editor: The importance of diversity of experience

In his op-ed “What Does It Mean to be the Best?” (Sept. 20, 2017), David Kane ’88 is right to wonder about how to make the College the best that…

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Letter to the Editor: On the importance of international students

I did pretty well academically in high school. I received high marks on my SAT, and I turned down a “top university” to attend Williams. But that didn’t stop the…

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On opinions pieces

On Wednesday, we published an op-ed entitled “What does it mean to be the best?: An alum considers the relative importance of admission criteria” by David Kane ’88. Since the…

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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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