‘A Touch of Sin’ probes underbelly of modern China

Last Wednesday night, the Chinese underground film A Touch of Sin by director… Read the full article →

‘A Touch of Sin’ probes underbelly of modern China ‘A Touch of Sin’ probes underbelly of modern China

After the final rose: ‘Bachelorette’-star alum tells all

JJ O’Brien ’05 was among the many Ephs religiously watching the popular… Read the full article →

After the final rose: ‘Bachelorette’-star alum tells all After the final rose: ‘Bachelorette’-star alum tells all

WALLS promotes student engagement with art

Last Sunday, early risers lined up outside the door of the Williams College… Read the full article →

WALLS promotes student engagement with art WALLS promotes student engagement with art

And the Academy Award goes to: The treasures of Chapin

Before opening this summer as part of the new Sawyer Library, the Chapin Rare… Read the full article →

And the Academy Award goes to: The treasures of Chapin And the Academy Award goes to: The treasures of Chapin

In a zombie apocalypse, it’s the math profs who survive

“Classic pursuit problem,” said math professor Craig Williams to a group… Read the full article →

In a zombie apocalypse, it’s the math profs who survive In a zombie apocalypse, it’s the math profs who survive

News

Convocation honors Bicentennial Medalists, Class of 2015

September 24, 2014

The College celebrated the Class of 2015 and six alumni who were awarded Bicentennial Medals at Convocation last Saturday. The Class of 2015 for the College, alongside the Class of 2015 for the graduate program at the Center for Development Economics and the Class of 2015 for the graduate program in art history, marched through […]

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Faculty makes temporary changes to sexual misconduct policy

September 24, 2014

As part of the Violence against Women Act, renewed in 2013, the federal government has implemented the Campus Sexual Violence Act, requiring college campuses across the country to reevaluate internal policies and meet several new requirements by Oct. 1. In an effort to meet these criteria, at the Sept. 17 faculty meeting, College administrators announced […]

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Editorials

A trainer a day keeps club sports at play

September 24, 2014

We at the Record would like to commend College Council (CC) and the College for establishing and funding a trainer position for club sports athletes. It is heartening to see this largely student-led initiative reach fruition through the combined effort of CC and the administration, as this is exactly the kind of thing CC and […]

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Keep your friends close

September 17, 2014

We at the Record salute the administration’s introduction of the College-specific sexual assault prevention application Circle of 6. We hope that Circle of 6 will facilitate sexual assault prevention by increasing awareness of sexual assault on campus and normalizing the act of reaching out for help. We are confident that Circle of 6’s simple interface […]

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Op-Eds

For our grandchildren

September 24, 2014

I have been thinking a lot about my grandchildren recently. That is probably a strange thing for a 20-year-old college student to be thinking about, but as I examine our current Congress, it does not seem strange at all. The 113th Congress has just returned from a “well-deserved” recess after the branch’s least productive year […]

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Forward, march

September 24, 2014

You can’t count a crowd like the one that poured into New York City last Sunday. There were 310,000; 400,000; maybe more. The media can’t decide, but vision matters more than numbers anyway. I traveled to the march with an energized group of Williams students. We pushed through the crowds together, singing and shouting and […]

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Features

After the final rose: ‘Bachelorette’-star alum tells all

September 24, 2014

JJ O’Brien ’05 was among the many Ephs religiously watching the popular reality TV show The Bachelor last winter. But unlike those of us on campus, for whom the show was a much-anticipated group activity on those long Winter Study nights, O’Brien was getting to know the woman he would later be dating on national […]

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Best in town is ’82 Grill ‘Date Night’

September 24, 2014

The two of us are not dating, but that did not stop us from e-mailing Lisa Champagne, assistant manager of Dining Services, to tell her that we were engaged and would like a prime table at ’82 Grill’s inaugural Thursday Date Night. Lisa happily obliged and we were seated immediately upon our arrival for our […]

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Arts

‘A Touch of Sin’ probes underbelly of modern China

September 24, 2014

Last Wednesday night, the Chinese underground film A Touch of Sin by director Jia Zhangke screened at Images Cinema. The drama, which was released in May 2013, won an award for best screenplay at Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Palme d’Or. Allen Carlson, visiting professor of political science from Cornell, and Sam […]

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Banks releases promising debut album ‘Goddess’

September 24, 2014

Jillian Banks, known as Banks, a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles has already made a name for herself in the music industry. With the release of eight EPs over the course of the last year including her top hit “Waiting Game,” the 26-year-old singer has been compared to big artists such as The Weeknd and Ellie […]

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Sports

Ephs open new stadium with huge 36-0 victory

September 24, 2014

Football (1-0) inaugurated the new Farley-Lamb Field in grand fashion Saturday, defeating Bowdoin by a score of 36-0. The men dominated both sides of the ball en route to a convincing victory to open their 2014 campaign. For the first time in a few years it seems the Ephs have stability at the quarterback position. […]

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Men’s tennis dominates in first match

September 24, 2014

Men’s tennis (1-0) was in action for the first time this fall season on Sept. 17, defeating Vassar 8-1. It was the first time the men returned to the courts since last year’s defeat in the NCAA Div. III Regional Final to NESCAC foe Middlebury. The Ephs dominated the Brewers, sweeping all of the doubles […]

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