Category: Op-Eds

English major should be re-evaluated

Last Monday, members of the English department met with concerned students at Rice House to discuss possible changes in the structure of the English major.

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Clinton rhetoric deceives nation

Following President Clinton’s State of the Union Address, much of the American media lauded the overall excellence of Clinton’s budget proposals.

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Alum recounts Williams hospitality

As a Singaporean student who has spent three years at Williams College, I sometimes wonder why I should be studying in an American institution that has shown blatant disrespect to the Prime Minister of my country.

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Lessons learned from C-League

Wednesday, I played a couple of games of C-league basketball. A nice diversion from a month of nice diversions.

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Logging industry damaging to economy as well as environment

As I hike along a mountain ridgeline, the beauty and wildness in which I immerse myself is scarred by an abyss of clearcuts.

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Pie not a protest medium

Last year at this time, the first whispers about Monica Lewinsky were appearing in the national media.

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PETA’s ethics raise grave concerns

With the exception of occasionally dressing my cat in drag, I am generally all for the ethical treatment of animals.

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Campus needs discourse on race

I woke up around noon. After showering I met a friend for lunch. We went for a walk in Hopkins Forest.

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Winter Study goals should be examined

As Winter Study draws to a close, our thoughts turn to many things. We think of cabbages, kings, caffeine.

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Today’s Republican party leaders lack support, direction, forethought

In his annual State of the Union address last week before both houses of Congress, President Clinton outlined an ambitious policy agenda that included proposals for reforming social security, Medicare and public education.

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