Ephs cruise to first place at NESCACs, earn NCAA bid

      Sunday marked the third consecutive win for… Read the full article →

Ephs cruise to first place at NESCACs, earn NCAA bid Ephs cruise to first place at NESCACs, earn NCAA bid

‘Hashtagfour’ delivers array of student-run plays

This past weekend, Cap & Bells brought hashtagfour to the ’62 Center’s… Read the full article →

‘Hashtagfour’ delivers array of student-run plays 'Hashtagfour' delivers array of student-run plays

Java Jack strikes back: town, gown and black coffee

“What do you mean, I can’t swipe here for my coffee and bagel?” an anonymous… Read the full article →

Java Jack strikes back: town, gown and black coffee Java Jack strikes back: town, gown and black coffee

Women’s track takes first at NESCACs

Last Saturday, women’s track claimed the NESCAC outdoor track title, finishing… Read the full article →

Women’s track takes first at NESCACs Women’s track takes first at NESCACs

Faculty Bookstore Commitee recommends bookstore at Willmott Lot

The Faculty Bookstore Committee released a report on Tuesday, April 21 outlining… Read the full article →

Faculty Bookstore Commitee recommends bookstore at Willmott Lot Faculty Bookstore Commitee recommends bookstore at Willmott Lot

News

Brush fire spreads near College, threatens community homes

May 6, 2015

Last week, a rare three-day brush fire spread across Clarksburg State Forest. Beginning on Wednesday afternoon, the fire covered 272 acres, and more than 70 firefighters and 50 command staff participated in the effort to extinguish it. There were no injuries or significant property damage. On Wednesday around 2 p.m., firefighters received a call from […]

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Visiting professor, Williamstown local wins Pulitzer for General Non-Fiction

May 6, 2015

Local resident and visiting professor Elizabeth Kolbert won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. Staff Writer Samuel Reinert talked to Kolbert about winning the award. You recently won the Pulitzer Prize for your book The Sixth Extinction, can you talk a little bit about the book? There have been five, what are called major […]

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Editorials

Bookin’ it

April 29, 2015

In light of the Faculty Bookstore Committee’s ongoing decision-making process, we at the Record would like to examine the possibility of a college bookstore on Spring Street. While the creation of a college bookstore is arguably not an urgent or imperative step for the College to take, we believe the bookstore could be both an […]

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Ending on a good note

April 22, 2015

We at the Record applaud the recent effort by last year’s College Council (CC) and the Office for Student Life (OSL) to significantly reduce the cost of Senior Week, beginning with the Class of 2016. By effectively working together to determine how to continue to fund certain groups while creatively reappropriating other budgets to cover […]

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Op-Eds

Paying greater attention

May 6, 2015

I have been a professor at the College since 1977 and have fully participated in the life of this institution. This includes service on many of the committees most responsible for providing faculty governance. In a recent turn of my life into the realm of volunteer firefighting, I have become aware of the significance of […]

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Flying the co-op

May 6, 2015

One of the things I liked best about Wesleyan University was the fact that all seniors live in houses. Not dorms, but actual houses. As a 17-year-old touring colleges, I thought that the idea of living with a few of my friends independent of any sort of authority figure was beyond awesome. It was my […]

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Features

Williams Association of Role-Players hosts new tournament

May 6, 2015

Last Saturday night I walked into Wege Auditorium to compete in what YikYak proclaimed “the pinnacle of athletics at Williams,” a video game tournament. The competition, sponsored by the Williams Association of Role-Players (WARP), featured League of Legends, a computer game, as well as Hearthstone, available on both PC and mobile devices. League of Legends […]

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Ephs venture into Hopkins Forest

May 6, 2015

The Hopkins Forest vernal ponds were glowing at 4 a.m. on a damp spring morning. When we shined our headlamps across the water, the surface shimmered with speckles of light, which moved up and down in the slight breeze. But they weren’t broken pieces of falling stars, or fairy dust, or phosphorescent creatures – they […]

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Arts

‘Hashtagfour’ delivers array of student-run plays

May 6, 2015

This past weekend, Cap & Bells brought hashtagfour to the ’62 Center’s Adams Memorial Theater. According to its Facebook event page, hashtagfour was “a night of original and published theatrical works ranging in length from 10 to 30 minutes … an invitation for the student body to get involved in a low-stress and collaborative process […]

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Students play Spring Music Fest

May 6, 2015

Last Saturday, the Williams Student Musicians Association (WSMA) hosted its second music festival of the school year, a follow-up to the performances held in Greylock earlier this semester. The air was buzzing with excitement, as this particular event had two rounds of performers: an earlier coffeehouse-style performance in front of Paresky and a lineup of […]

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Sports

Ephs cruise to first place at NESCACs, earn NCAA bid

May 6, 2015

      Sunday marked the third consecutive win for women’s tennis (20-0, 7-0 in the NESCAC) over Amherst this year. The Ephs took a 5-2 victory off the Jeffs in the 2015 NESCAC Championships, marking their eighth overall NESCAC title. Williams recieved a bye at the start of the tournament on Friday, overpowering Bowdoin […]

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Women’s track excels at New England Div. III Championship

May 6, 2015

After their success at NESCACs, women’s track and field team packed up to compete in yet another championship last weekend, finishing in second overall. However, they had even stiffer competition and competed against many more teams. Hosted by MIT, the New England Div. III championships cast a wide net, attracting 30 schools from New England […]

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