Category: Opinions

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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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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Some more suggestions for the College…

Seeing as how recent columns of mine on the Opinions page have been denounced, you may be wondering why I’m still writing for the Record. While at first I contemplated…

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College Council elections need changes

As the College Council prepares to pass the torch to a new group of leaders, we at the Record are left wondering why such an important process failed to achieve the goals of a simple democracy: rule by the people, for the people.

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Peace in Iraq?

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

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IT on IT

I am grateful to the editorial board of The Williams Record for giving me an opportunity to share some thoughts about computing over the course of the Spring Term. Because…

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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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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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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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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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