Category: Opinions

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A better UL for all: On the need for a more transparent and accountable Uncomfortable Learning

The decision by College Council (CC) to incorporate Uncomfortable Learning (UL) as a CC and Office of Student Life-recognized student organization (RSO) is a good first step towards making UL…

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Learning from UMichigan: Why the College must become a sanctuary campus

The beginning of the Trump Presidency has signaled a major shift in American immigration policy, creating uncertainty among undocumented and international students about their statuses as both residents of the…

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Silence and colonial violence:The connection between DAPL and the College

On Feb. 7, the Army Corps of Engineers, under the Trump Administration, announced that it will cancel environmental impact assessment and grant the final easement for the construction of the…

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Word on the Quad: What’s your favorite font?

          "Verdana." - Erika Garcia '20           "Times New Roman, always, but also Lobster." - Moiz Rehan '19        …

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A series of unfortunate injuries:The invisible cost of mind and body illness

In elementary school, one of the most popular book series to read was A Series of Unfortunate Events. Well, I never read it, and I guess the universe decided that…

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The ‘elite mystique:’ How the College and its reputation have changed

When I was in the eighth grade, I was introduced to John Botts ’62, a very collegiate, handsome guy in a Williams t-shirt who also happened to be captain of…

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Honoring the spirit of Winter Study: Why the College must combat LSAC’s grade recalculation policy to fairly represent student academic records

This fall, the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) announced that it will begin incorporating Winter Study grades into the cumulative GPAs of law school applicants from the College. This will…

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On free speech

To the Editor: Valerie Oyakhilome ’18 writes that "the administration is able to disinvite John Derbyshire, but chose to allow [former Senator] Brown to enter into our sanctuary, incite concealed…

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