Articles by: Charlotte Marratta

Review of Xanadu

Review of Xanadu

On Friday night in Page Commons, before an excited audience, Nora Hill `18 quoted Leonard Bernstein, “To achieve greatness, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Director of this year’s One Week, she then proceeded to introduce Xanadu as a fun and ridiculous musical that doesn’t take itself seriously. And it was exactly that. Filled with […]

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LePage outlines delivers State of the State, addresses wages

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Governor Paul LePage gave his sixth and final State of the State speech in which he addressed his agenda, concerns, and the budget for Maine. In response to new state legislation LePage said, “Our economy and our way of life are under attack.” LePage began the speech by addressing his plans for tax reform. Angered by […]

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NESCAC Students Respond to Trump’s Executive Orders

NESCAC schools have been reacting to President Trump’s executive actions following his inauguration on January 20. In particular, many campuses have been proclaiming their support for and intentions to protect refugee and immigrant students. After Trump’s election, The Bates Student took immediate action, publishing an article that requested a proclamation from the Bates administration declaring Bates’ protection of undocumented students. […]

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Use of endowments discussed at NESCAC schools

This week in NESCAC News, students congregate in support of just distributions of college funds. This week Divest Amherst, a student-organized advocacy group at Amherst College, led “Divest Week of Action.” According to The Amherst Student, the week was designed to cultivate campus awareness and support for the College’s divestment from fossil fuels. Of the College’s $2.2 billion endowment, the […]

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Wesleyan Dean of Students fired for previous sexual misconduct case

On October 1, 2016 the Boston Globe published an article entitled, “Educators accused of sexual misconduct often find new posts.” The article exposed numerous private school faculty members that were involved in concealing sexual misconduct cases. The Boston Globe discovered 31 professors accused of sexual misconduct and assault, who went on to work at other schooling institutions untainted by their […]

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New faculty member changes across the NESCAC

With the commencement of the academic year, NESCAC schools have been implementing changes and announcing goals that aim to better their communities. Earlier this month, Williams College welcomed Don Kjelleren as the new Director of the College Career Center. Since Kjelleren’s arrival, the Career Center has instituted several changes. According to The Williams Record, the most notable changes to the […]

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