Category: Op-Eds

Class crunch unbecoming of Williams

No one, not even the magazine’s own editors, will deny that the annual U.S. News and World Report college rankings are arbitrary.

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The Presidency: It’s time for the nation to let go of Monica

In recent months, America has been embroiled in a scandal of seemingly great significance. A sexual liaison and a lie about it have come to dominate the American political dialogue.

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Closure needed to tie up loose ends

We live in world where everything must be neatly squared away. Closure is king. We want our TV shows tied up in 30 minutes, minus time for commercial breaks.

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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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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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Assassination: A moral responsibility

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

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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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