Category: Opinions

Non-athletic activities not recognized enough

While sitting in my entry’s common room, I saw a sign that asked for First years to sign up to host prospective students in April, when they come to preview Williams.

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Special Prosecutor deserving of investigation

Innocent until proven guilty. Practically every citizen of the United States has heard these words repeated time and time again through the overexposed trials of O.J. Simpson, Timothy McVeigh, and countless others.

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Students, staff need better communication

The front page of The Record boldly announces that the Health Center scare is just a rumor. Should this put all of our fears to rest regarding the future of our little refuge?

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Class issues not recognized at Williams

Due to the careful efforts of many, the Williams student body is undeniably "multicultural."

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Stronger stand needed on human rights in China

Human rights should play a larger role in U.S.-China relations than it presently does. Some of the most influential proponents of a policy which ignores human rights violations in China base their prescriptions largely on economic investments within the country.

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U.S. must assist China in building democracy

A plethora of politicians and interest groups condemn human rights abuses in China and urge Clinton to "contain" the power of its rulers, but few put forth substantive paths for building a congenial China.

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A few words on the curriculum

Of late, there has been a tremendous din in the educational world about a supposed "lack of standards" in college English curriculums across the nation.

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Looking alike doesn’t mean thinking alike

If you’ve never been in the monkey carrels in Sawyer, stop by sometime and take a look at the graffiti. Not only is it entertaining, but it’s quite educational as well.

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Students not as diverse as Admissions claims

When I stand in the dinning hall line or look around in lectures, what do I see?

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Williams students unique in every way

Typical? What’s typical? Webster’s defines the concept as "combining or exhibiting the essential characteristics of a group."

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