Category: Op-Eds

Raina too quick to condemn

Most of the time, I allow my senior apathy to carry me through my last days at Williams College.

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Students, town need more interaction

For many a student at this school, Williamstown is a breath of fresh air. Budget deficits, crime, and other big-city problems seem a world away in this purple hamlet.

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Non-athletic activities not recognized enough

While sitting in my entry’s common room, I saw a sign that asked for First years to sign up to host prospective students in April, when they come to preview Williams.

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Winter Study not taken seriously by students

Recently, the Record was under fire for printing in its On the Record a quote from an anonymous freshman claiming that all he did during Winter Study was “smoke and drink.”

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Class issues not recognized at Williams

Due to the careful efforts of many, the Williams student body is undeniably "multicultural."

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Special Prosecutor deserving of investigation

Innocent until proven guilty. Practically every citizen of the United States has heard these words repeated time and time again through the overexposed trials of O.J. Simpson, Timothy McVeigh, and countless others.

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U.S. must assist China in building democracy

A plethora of politicians and interest groups condemn human rights abuses in China and urge Clinton to "contain" the power of its rulers, but few put forth substantive paths for building a congenial China.

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Stronger stand needed on human rights in China

Human rights should play a larger role in U.S.-China relations than it presently does. Some of the most influential proponents of a policy which ignores human rights violations in China base their prescriptions largely on economic investments within the country.

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Apathy makes all Williams students alike

Well there is no typical Williams student, of course, but we all know what one wears. Jeans, a baseball cap, and fleece.

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Williams students unique in every way

Typical? What’s typical? Webster’s defines the concept as "combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group."

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