Category: Opinions

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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Responses to March 3 Iraq article II

The March 3 Record article “Peace in Iraq? Conflict not over until Hussein is powerless,” while providing, for the most part, an accurate if highly selective summary of recent events, failed to touch a number of key issues while grossly misrepresenting others.

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Responses to March 3 Iraq Article

While this might disappoint the Free Press and others, I want to clarify that this response to Matt Gutman’s article and Professor McAllister’s March 4 speech is not a defense of Saddam Hussein.

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Sugar and Spice

Welcome back to another glorious week of Features. We’ve lost weight this week—no, not Phen-Fen. Our section got a whole lot skinnier thanks to a photo essay on “How I…

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Aid policies being changed in wake of Asian crisis

To the Editor: March 6, 1998: Last week’s letter from SungHwan Kim ’00 was correct in pointing out that it took some time for the college to decide how best…

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Group fights for worthy causes

We are writing on behalf of the Williams College chapter of the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MassPIRG).

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Newspaper uninformed on ski team

To the Editor: March 3, 1998: I am writing to express disappointment and sadness with the Features article on the Williams College Ski Team in the Feb. 24, 1998 edition…

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PIRG money not used on students

You’ve probably noticed that MassPIRG has become unusually active on campus during the last two or three weeks, with taste tests, bright signs, interest meetings and even petitions.

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