One in 2000: Rak Dong Lim ’15

Rak Dong Lim puts the most interesting man in the world to shame. Next year,… Read the full article →

One in 2000: Rak Dong Lim ’15 One in 2000: Rak Dong Lim '15

College admits 16.8 percent of applicants for Class of 2019

  The College admitted 1159 applicants, for the Class of 2019, out of… Read the full article →

College admits 16.8 percent of applicants for Class of 2019 College admits 16.8 percent of applicants for Class of 2019

Artist Otherwise Known As… Sarah Weiser ’17

Sarah Weiser ’17 is an artist – although if you ask her about it, she might… Read the full article →

Artist Otherwise Known As… Sarah Weiser ’17 Artist Otherwise Known As... Sarah Weiser '17

Men’s lax emerges victorious in double OT

Men’s lacrosse (5-0, 3-0 in the NESCAC) remains undefeated after two big games… Read the full article →

Men’s lax emerges victorious in double OT Men’s lax emerges victorious in double OT

ACE announces Cash Cash for Spring Fling

At 12 p.m. on Friday in Paresky, All Campus Entertainment (ACE) announced that… Read the full article →

ACE announces Cash Cash for Spring Fling ACE announces Cash Cash for Spring Fling

News

Christian ’16 and Espinoza ’16 begin presidential tenure

April 15, 2015

On March 20, Marcus Christian ’16 and Jesús Espinoza ’16 won the College Council (CC) co-presidency. In a special election with 46-percent voter turnout, their ticket garnered 53 percent of the vote. Jochebed Bogunjoko ’16 and Meghana Vunnamadala ’16 received 27 percent, and Teddy Cohan ’16 received 14 percent. Record Editor-in-Chief Rachel Lee ’16 and […]

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College admits 16.8 percent of applicants for Class of 2019

April 15, 2015

  The College admitted 1159 applicants, for the Class of 2019, out of a total applicant pool of 6883, for an overall acceptance rate of 16.8 percent. These numbers represent an increase in the number of applicants from the Class of 2018, from 6316, as well as a slight increase in the number of acceptances […]

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Editorials

Double, double, housing trouble

April 15, 2015

In light of the College’s recent decision to permanently ‘open up’ 20 single rooms across campus, we at the Record commend the Office of Student Life (OSL) for striving to find creative and cost-effective solutions to issues such as next fall’s expected surplus of students living on campus. As a residential college that encourages students […]

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A passable new plan

March 18, 2015

While the recent decision by the faculty to replace the Gaudino Option with a new pass/fail option can on the whole be regarded as a positive change, we at the Record believe there are some problems that will need to be addressed. The Record applauds the faculty’s decision to replace the current Gaudino system, which […]

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Op-Eds

Dream big: divest

April 15, 2015

“Williams College divests from fossil fuels!” What if this were a real headline? What would it look like if the College confidently stepped into the leadership opportunity that stands before us right now? What if our trustees – with the support of the vast majority of the student body, 250 faculty and staff and a […]

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Endowing understanding

April 15, 2015

The College relies each year on drawing five percent from our endowment to cover approximately 50 percent of our operating expenses. This means that for the endowment to be able to support future students to the degree that it does current students, the endowment has to grow in the long run by an average of […]

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Features

Student finds top campus Instagram spots

April 15, 2015

With its incredible natural beauty, gorgeous architecture and historic landmarks, the College is any Instagrammer’s dream. The key to taking good Instagrams on campus is simply being in the right place at the right time. Catching a sunset over Paresky Lawn or Frosh Quad after a fresh snowfall lays the foundation for a great photograph. […]

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Exploring food waste

April 15, 2015

On the evening of April 11, a group of students, including myself, along with Brent Wasser, sustainable food and agriculture program manager of the Zilkha Center, attended a screening of the 2014 documentary “Just Eat It.” Following a sourdough pizza dinner at Baba Louie’s in Great Barrington, Mass., the group of students walked over to […]

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Arts

De Mare adapts Sondheim works for classical piano

April 15, 2015

Last Friday night, pianist Anthony de Mare performed pieces from his newest program, “Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano,” captivating the audience with his talent and ingenuity. De Mare’s performance was as informative as it was stunning: Throughout the presentation, both the pianist and the composers of the various pieces described the process of re-working […]

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Artist Otherwise Known As… Sarah Weiser ’17

April 15, 2015

Sarah Weiser ’17 is an artist – although if you ask her about it, she might beg to disagree. “I wouldn’t really describe myself as an artist as much as I would describe myself as a sketcher,” she said. “When I try to do art and sit down for a really long time and make […]

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Sports

Softball takes one win, two losses against Amherst

April 15, 2015

Last weekend, softball (15-5, 3-2 in the NESCAC) lost to Amherst 6-0 on Sunday after trading games with them on Saturday, suffering a 9-8 loss in the nightcap after taking the first 2-0. On Sunday, Amherst pitcher Jackie Buechler tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout, and Amherst’s Donna Leet went 3-for-4 from the plate with a […]

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Men’s track strides on new Lee Track

April 15, 2015

Men’s track and field hosted its first meet on the new Lee Track this weekend at the Dick Farley Invitational. Opening the day for the Ephs were the field events. The team entered five athletes into the hammer throw. Leading the way was Olivier Joseph ’17, who finished with a 45.96-meter throw and qualified for […]

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