Category: Op-Eds

Jenness House: A fight for recognition

The Multicultural Center’s struggle for appreciation is best embodied in the words of Sharon George ‘91: “We are seeking to make life bearable here.

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Drug, alcohol use unfairly criminalized

While I hate to keep alive the current debate between Avi Raina and the partying community at Williams, there is an aspect of the debate which has not yet been addressed.

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Financial Aid department shows lack of understanding

First of all, I’d like to thank the Record for finally dealing with issues that should have been dealt with earlier.

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Peace in Iraq?

One thing is for certain; Saddam Hussein is not insane, crazy or confused.

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Adventure not matter of routine

I think I’ve done something foolish. Several weeks ago, I popped an old mix into my stereo that I listen to anytime I need a study break.

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Student input difficult to collect for concerts

In last week’s issue of the Record, the editorial addressed the topic of the Student Activities Council’s (SAC’s) decision not to survey the student body before selecting Third World as the band to perform during Winter Carnival.

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Power sharing needed to end killings

Well I for one am relieved that January is over. Not because I have been perturbed by the British demanding the return of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh, nor because I am constantly nauseated by bombardment of the latest Monica Lewinsky and Kenneth Starr news flash and am hoping for relief.

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New party policy not tackling real issues

As Williams College Security and Williamstown Police Department Officers scurried through the freshman dorms in a systematic attempt to find alcohol Saturday night, many students were left wondering what was going on.

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Raina articles narrow-minded

I am reluctant to respond to Avi Raina’s columns as I am still convinced that there is no “Avi Raina” and his column is just a Psych experiment intended to observe how a community responds to an uninformed, narrow-minded opinion dictated to a mass audience.

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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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