The Clark juxtaposes American and French masters

Currently on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute is the exhibition… Read the full article →

The Clark juxtaposes American and French masters The Clark juxtaposes American and French masters

Campus welcomes snowy friends over Winter Study

I’ve been amazed many times by the beauty of Williamstown. In the autumn,… Read the full article →

Campus welcomes snowy friends over Winter Study Campus welcomes snowy friends over Winter Study

Kinetic holds conference on social change

On Saturday and Sunday, the Kinetic executive team successfully ran the first… Read the full article →

Kinetic holds conference on social change Kinetic holds conference on social change

Men’s hockey demolishes third-seeded Plattsburgh

Men’s hockey (9-3-2, 5-2-1 in the NESCAC) knocked off Plattsburgh State 6-3… Read the full article →

Men’s hockey demolishes third-seeded Plattsburgh Men’s hockey demolishes third-seeded Plattsburgh

Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship

Volleyball (25-4, 8-2 in the NESCAC) continued its conference dominance, clinching… Read the full article →

Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship Ephs topple Jumbos, clinch NESCAC Championship

News

Office of Student Life moves broomball to Lasell Gym

January 21, 2015

Due to the athletics department’s ban on intramural broomball from the Lansing Chapman Ice Hockey Rink, broomball is now played in socks in Lasell gymnasium instead of on ice, but all the other rules have remained the same. The athletics department claims that playing broomball on the hockey rink with street shoes covered in debris […]

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Faculty revises EDI requirement

January 21, 2015

The faculty voted to revise the Exploring Diversity Initiative (EDI) requirement and replace the Committee on Educational Policy (CEP) with new committees at the Dec. 3 meeting. Experiential study away will no longer be eligible for EDI designation. “EDI credit will be given to courses taken during study away and not to home stays, for […]

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Editorials

Incentivizing ideas

January 21, 2015

We at the Record would like to applaud the Great Ideas Committee for organizing this year’s Great Ideas Campaign. An initiative that comes from and benefits the students of the College is one that should be supported, and we are happy to see that this program remains an annual occurrence. We believe the committee’s inclusion […]

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A fair playing field

November 19, 2014

We at the Record commend the International Club, MinCo and College Council for initiating a CC vote on the need-aware status of international admissions. We understand that the decision to make international admissions need-aware was made in light of the hit the College’s endowment took during the recession. However, since the endowment is back to […]

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Op-Eds

Creating a finance major

January 21, 2015

The single most important thing that Williams could do to ensure the College’s success 100 years from now is to create a finance major. Since creating the major will take some time, we should add some key courses in accounting and investments right now, at small expense. But before examining the case for a finance […]

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The trouble with divestment

January 21, 2015

First, I’d like to applaud the passion of the students and philanthropists behind the divestment movement. The scientific evidence is clear: our climate is changing, and strong evidence indicates that a large portion of this change is due to fossil fuel emissions. Divestment leaders have realized that serious action must be taken in order to […]

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Features

Campus welcomes snowy friends over Winter Study

January 21, 2015

I’ve been amazed many times by the beauty of Williamstown. In the autumn, the trees are patched with every color imaginable, and in the winter, the sky’s perfect shade of blue provides a striking contrast between the blinding white of the newly fallen snow. I experienced one of the greatest sights of Williamstown splendor walking […]

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Behind the Uniform

January 21, 2015

A lot goes on behind the scenes in the biology department, and Debra Rogers-Gillig plays a big role backstage. As a technical assistant in the biology department, Rogers-Gillig is in charge of setting up labs for the introductory biology classes, and she works specifically on setting up the equipment. “Basically I set up all the […]

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Arts

The Clark juxtaposes American and French masters

January 21, 2015

Currently on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute is the exhibition Monet/Kelly, which presents the work of French Impressionist artist Claude Monet and American contemporary abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly. While the show is small and sparse, the work reveals the influence that one great artist can have on another. The purpose of the […]

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The Artist Otherwise Known As … Veroneque Ignace ’15

January 21, 2015

Veroneque Ignace ’15 feels as though she started dancing “upon exiting the womb,” which isn’t surprising considering her upbringing in a Haitian-American family of musicians and dancers. It is impossible to miss Ignace’s passion for the art form or her awareness of what its personal meaning is for her. When she joined Kusika, the African […]

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Sports

Men’s hockey demolishes third-seeded Plattsburgh

January 21, 2015

Men’s hockey (9-3-2, 5-2-1 in the NESCAC) knocked off Plattsburgh State 6-3 last Saturday after tying Manhattanville 1-1 on Friday. Since their 3-3 tie against Bowdoin on Nov. 16, the men have won eight of their last 12 games. Saturday proved to be a more fruitful day for the Ephs. Playing away at Plattsburgh State, […]

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Women’s squash goes 2-1 on roadtrip to Washington, D.C.

January 21, 2015

Women’s squash (7-5) is off to a strong start this season despite facing some tough opponents early on. Last weekend, the women defeated Georgetown and Franklin and Marshall but lost to George Washington. On Saturday, Williams traveled to Washington, D.C. to play George Washington. The women lost 8-1 with co-captain Caroline Sawin ’15 the only […]

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