Category: Opinions

Pie not a protest medium

Last year at this time, the first whispers about Monica Lewinsky were appearing in the national media.

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WSP fails to measure up

Having spent the fall semester abroad, I greatly anticipated this year’s winter study period as an opportunity to become slowly re-acclimated to academia in the United States and to spend some time catching up with friends.

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Substance free housing ill-advised

The issue of substance free housing has again come to the fore. Since the Record editorial has been mentioned (and misunderstood) in the CUL’s proposal, we at the Record feel the need to restate our objection to substance free housing and to respond to some of the points raised by the CUL.

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United States foreign policy tactics threaten tenuous state of global security

Recent developments in U.S. foreign policy constitute a threat to global stability. Rather than pursue global cooperation, America has retained the unsparing Cold War methods of Third World interventionism and unilateral self-interest.

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Northwestern Montana’s Yaak Valley requires wilderness designation to be wildlife corridor

I set out to write about the encompassing issues of wilderness: the importance of roadless areas, the biological argument for wildlands preservation.

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WCDU member defends Union’s goals

Last week an editorial appeared in the Record criticizing the Williams College Debate Union for inviting two members of the Williams class of 1997 to fill the “student” roles in the winter debate on free speech and the Internet.

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Real student involvement needed

Tonight, the Williams College Debate Union will host its fourth debate, the issue this time being free speech on the Internet.

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Perjury cannot be overlooked

Dear Sir, I am appalled by Tim Karpoff’s article (“Republicans repeating impeachment mistake,” December 8), which opposes impeachment on the grounds that not only is it a futile attempt but also a political suicide.

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Deans should be appreciated

To the Editor: I am writing to encourage all those who partake in the deans’ surprise food delivery during finals week at Goodrich Student Center to send an e-mail or a letter to the deans to show your appreciation.

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Conservative Republican influences to blame for interminable political circus plaguing Washington

After the House of Representatives impeached President Clinton in December, I was incensed. I found myself angry and disappointed with our political system.

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