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Archive for April, 2011

Vice president of academic affairs considers smaller departments

Question of accountability when departments are only staffed by 1-2 professors

Official statement to the college from Preston House residents

Members from cooperative housing highlight how lack of transparency in decision making undermines the college

Business students initiate sustainable startup

Students to propose a new crew to continuing running operation

Preston House issue undecided

Pfeiffer proposes to rethink eviction

Warren Wilson theater presents “The Cherry Orchard”

College performs Anton Chekov’s final play

Decommissioning and razing of Carson Hall authorized

Ceremony planned to celebrate building’s life

Anarcho-Primitivism and Christianity: Ecological Imperatives beyond Belief

Dave Grace, junior There are ample resources for criticism of christianity as anti-ecological based on the development of the historical form of the Church, implicitly and explicitly espousing a message of Earth domination with the disembodied belief in an otherworldly future, in as much as it has been aligned with industrial forces. This brand of [...]

Warren Wilson Alumni Jesse Fripp Skypes for Geography Class

Microlending has been heralded as an excellent means of assisting the poor who lack access to credit, capital and financial services.

Alaska by Colin Garrity

After my first paycheck, I bought a second hand tent and a sixteen-dollar bicycle. Plenty of Inuit and Eskimo and high school kids: wrist braces and missing teeth. The foreman had a mullet and a limp so got out of there as fast as I could.

Dispatch from Brazil

Sari Bellmer, Correspondent I’ve been in Brazil for just three weeks now and it feels as though I’ve been here for ages, though I’m constantly reminded that I only just arrived. I am here in the city of Salvador, on the coast of Northeast Brazil. Here, verão (the summer) is coming to a close and [...]

Renowned guitarist, singer, songwriter, author, activist and traveler David LaMotte comes to campus April 7–8

LaMotte will examine how structural changes to society actually come about and how to effectively make a difference.

What’s happening to Carson Hall?

Plans to create new building, purpose yet to be determined

Brooklyn’s Indie Darlings The Vivian Girls Coming To Sage Café

Primary songwriter, Cassie Ramon, sits down with The Echo

Energy Services audits service learning building

Crew assesses energy efficiency of older office on campus

Re-examining the service program

The service learning office considers how to rework and strengthen the program

Professor of religious studies announces departure

Tsering Wangchuk will join the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Francisco

Plumbing crew participates in “green plumbing” workshop

Students learn how to bring environmental literacy to the plumbing trade

Flooding in Sunderland leads to relocation of students

Assessment of recent flooding in freshman dorm

Librarian Martha Mclean finishes book, Looking for Sheville, while in treatment for breast cancer

Maddy Dillon, Staff Writer Martha McLean, beloved library staff and community member, was diagnosed with breast cancer over a year ago. While taking the necessary time off work to undergo treatments, McLean was able to finish writing Looking for Sheville, a book describing her experiences coming out within the early formation of Asheville’s lesbian community [...]

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