Month: November 2008

Voices we can believe in

We believe that this last Record issue of the year is an opportunity to review the progress of the formalized efforts to combat bias and to offer some suggestions for…

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CBC members examine post-election politics

On Monday, the College hosted nine members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) who participated in a forum moderated by Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes entitled “Race and the New…

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563 ED applications received

Early decision (ED) applications to the College are in, numbering 563 as of Nov. 14. This number is expected to rise to around 580 as late applications trickle in and…

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CC co-presidents reflect on term thus far

In the months since College Council Co-Presidents Jeremy Goldstein ’09 and Peter Nurnberg ’09 took office last February, they have used their position both to pursue their goals and to…

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Operating budgets cut by 2%; Web site for cost-saving tips launched

The College has enacted two new initiatives to curb its spending: a 2 percent reduction across all operating budgets and a Web site to collect anonymous cost-saving suggestions from faculty,…

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Congressional Black Caucus visits campus

“[The burden of race] is not behind us now; it’s right in front of us,” New York Representative Yvette Clarke told a crowd of students, faculty and locals Monday night.…

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Faculty vote to revamp WNY

In two consecutive votes held during last Wednesday’s faculty meeting, the faculty first voted to continue Williams in New York (WNY), and then opted to form a committee to re-imagine…

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Students winterize local homes

One hundred and twenty-six students and community members participated in the Winter Blitz project this Saturday in which volunteers weatherized local homes for the winter. The project has annually provided…

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Men’s swimming kicks off season with win over Camels

Men’s swimming and diving began its season with a 166-112 victory over NESCAC opponent Conn. College last Saturday. The returning conference champs will have much tougher rivals to conquer as…

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Rash of thefts in dorms leads to investigation

A recent surge in thefts hit campus this past week, during which several Frosh Quad residents reported stolen laptops and cash. A Williamstown Police Department (WPD) investigation found a suspect…

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