Category: Op-Eds

Williams undeserving of apathy label

When asked to describe the location of this college, an average Williams student will more often than not come up with the word “boonies.”

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Assassination: A moral responsibility

George Stephanopulous came to speak on the topic of political assassinations May 4.

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Students important to election

I would like to respond to an objection that has surfaced in discussions about the override vote.

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No students votes needed for override election

Williamstown. Elevation: 740’. Area: 46.86 square miles.

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Thoughts on Queer Pride Days – civil discourse needed

Queer Pride Days has been at Williams for as long as any of us students have been here, and I was delighted to have the opportunity this year to express my reactions to it in the Record.

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Thoughts on Queer Pride Days – strength in unity

Queer Pride Days are important. There are a number of reasons why, but the two reasons that stand out in my mind are these:

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Beware wild animals: Queer Bash ’98

This Saturday started out pretty much like any other; I got up around noon, had lunch with a friend, and even pretended to do a little work while I was waiting for a free dryer.

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Campus apathetic towards AIDS quilt

A portion of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt was on display in Williamstown last weekend.

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Change in host policy needed

We at Williams are privileged to go to an institution that trusts its students.

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Violent culture contributes to school shooting

When viewed in light of the four school shootings, in Pearl, Miss., Norwalk, Calif., West Paducah, Ky. and Stamps, Ark., of the previous six months, the Jonesboro shooting (that took place on March 24 outside of the Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Ark.) does not seem particularly shocking.

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