Category: Opinions

Loss of Muirhead disconcerting

As Williams students begin to choose classes this weekend they will notice a giant void in the Political Science department.

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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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Change in host policy needed

We at Williams are privileged to go to an institution that trusts its students.

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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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Seitelman confused on MassPIRG, abortion issues

To the Editor: March 19, 1998: This letter is in response to the letter entitled “MassPIRG decision best left up to individual” in your March 17 issue. The author of…

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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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Kudos to Volunteers

To the Editor: April 2, 1998: As the Director of Adventures in Learning, an after-school program at the Williamstown Elementary School, I would like to extend a heartfelt and public…

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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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Ice Cream and President Payne

With the arrival of hordes of high school seniors who are now considering Williams as a place to spend their next four years, we at the Record had the opportunity to experience first hand how exactly Williams lives up to its reputation.

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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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