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JLASH to retire in 2018

By Amy Deyerle-Smith Last Friday morning, President Jonathan Lash announced via email his intention to retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year. “This is a bittersweet decision for me,” he wrote, explaining the factors in his decision: his prolonged illness last winter that kept him out most of the spring semester, and his […]

This Week in Climax History 3/2

    Former music professor Roland Wiggins, who sued the college for discrimination with regards to his denial of reappointment, has settled out of court; student trustee Anita Fearman discovers that $145,000 was removed from the endowment for a “one-time legal fee”. [The Permanent Press: March 17, 1989) Leon Brown, a third-year student and the […]

Greenwich Forever

Amy Deyerle-Smith The year was 1970, and someone realized that people were actually attending this new, weird little school—and that these new Hampshire students probably had some expectations. Like being able to sleep in a bed. The first dorm completed on campus was Merrill, and Dakin was still under construction in 1970. But more students […]