Category: Op-Eds

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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No to NATO Expansion

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is intended to “keep the Americans up, the Germans down and the Russians out.”

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Change of aid policy needed at Williams

I am writing in light of Princeton University’s new financial aid policies and their potential impact on Williams.

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Override needed to maintain schools

Imagine that you are in elementary school again, you are younger, less experienced in the ways of the world, and, with a couple of exceptions, less intelligent.

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Responses to March 3 Iraq Article

While this might disappoint the Free Press and others, I want to clarify that this response to Matt Gutman’s article and Professor McAllister’s March 4 speech is not a defense of Saddam Hussein.

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Responses to March 3 Iraq article II

The March 3 Record article “Peace in Iraq? Conflict not over until Hussein is powerless,” while providing, for the most part, an accurate if highly selective summary of recent events, failed to touch a number of key issues while grossly misrepresenting others.

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Public education is worth saving in America

If you give a professor ten minutes, he will think he has fifty. We are used to classes and not debates.

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PIRG money not used on students

You’ve probably noticed that MassPIRG has become unusually active on campus during the last two or three weeks, with taste tests, bright signs, interest meetings and even petitions.

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Group fights for worthy causes

We are writing on behalf of the Williams College chapter of the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MassPIRG).

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