Middlebury to return campus to nature

Middlebury President Ronald Liebowitz announced on Monday that in order to fulfill the College’s strategic environmental goals–which includes carbon net neutrality by 2016–he will direct the College’s Grounds and Facilities Department to cease performing their regular landscaping and gardening duties. “Upon seeing the findings of an investigation led by Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben, I […]


Williams allegedly withheld employee tips for nearly three years

Williams has reached a settlement to pay $86,000 to 58 current and former employees who alleged in a lawsuit that the College “engaged in a longstanding pattern of wrongfully depriving servers, bartenders and other waitstaff employees of service charges, gratuities, tips or service fees” from December 2009 to October 2012. The Berkshire Eagle picked up the story […]

Trinity Tufts

Joanne Berger-Sweeny elected 22nd President of Trinity

Earlier this week, Joanne Berger-Sweeny was unanimously elected the 22nd President of Trinity by the College’s Board of Trustees. Berger-Sweeny is currently the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts, where she has been since 2010. Berger-Sweeny attended Wellesley College for her undergrad, and returned there to serve a 19-year term as […]

Culture Sports

‘Cac March Madness 2014

Isn’t March Madness great? Too bad it’s already over! Sadly Williams lost to Wisconsin-Whitewater (whatever that is) in the finals of the NCAA tournament yesterday, but we enjoyed watching the Ephs and Lord Jeffs duke it out in the Final Four. Wait, you mean there’s another NCAA tournament? For Division I schools? Hmm. Since we […]

Alumni Music Wesleyan

Le1f, Wesleyan ’11, makes waves with Letterman debut

Watch the video above to catch the first time an openly-gay rapper has performed on a major late-night TV program. Indeed, Khalif Diouf (Wesleyan ’11), who goes by the name Le1f (pronounced like ‘leaf’), is a gay rapper. That seems to be how he’s primarily identified, which is understandable given the rareness of openly-gay hip-hop/rap […]

Alumni Amherst

Amherst Alum Organizes “White Man March” In NYC

Today is the day of the White Man March, a historic protest to combat white genocide. The protest, the brainchild of Amherst alum Kyle Hunt, is based around the idea that “‘DIVERSITY’ = WHITE GENOCIDE.” The march, whose founder went to a school named without controversy after a man who garnered fame by giving smallpox-infect blankets […]