Month: October 2015

Dropping and adding: An evaluation of the new policy for making up deficiencies

We at the Record commend the faculty for voting to amend the policy regarding the process of making up academic deficiencies incurred in the fall semester. The change creates more…

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Ephs conquer Jumbos in 2-0 match

Kristi Kirshe ’17 totaled six shots, three of which were on goal, against Tufts last Saturday. Photo Credit / Sports Information Women’s soccer (13-0-1, 9-0-0 in the NESCAC) took down…

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Women’s XC earns gold at Plansky

Women’s cross country hosted the traditional Plansky Invitational on Saturday afternoon amidst steely gray skies and chilly temperatures. The Plansky Invitational is always a home favorite for the Ephs; the…

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Men’s soccer falls to Tufts, bests Hamilton

Men’s soccer (7-5-2, 4-4-1 in the NESCAC) fell 3-0 to Tufts on Senior Day last Saturday. All five Williams seniors started: midfielder Troy Ritter ’16, midfielder Marcus Christian ’16, striker…

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Field hockey splits against NESCAC rivals

Alex Bennett ’18 had four shots, two of which were on goal, in the women’s game against Tufts last Saturday. Photo Credit / Sports Information In the last home game…

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Alum returns honorary degree in support of divestment

Steve Kaagan ’65 returned his honorary degree to President Adam Falk on Friday morning in support of Divest Williams’ goals. Photo courtesy of Kathy Bi On Friday morning, Steve Kaagan…

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Faculty vote in favor of change to deficiency makeup policy

The faculty recently passed a proposal from the Committee on Educational Affairs, led by Professor of Anthropology David Edwards, that grants students the opportunity to take an intensive Winter Study…

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NESCAC alums balance school loyalties

Head Coach Kris Herman, a Tufts graduate, has coached softball at Williams for 11 years. Photo Credit / Sports Information The world of NESCAC coaching is a little bit like…

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Williams Reads picks book for 2016-17

The Williams Reads book for the 2016-17 academic year will be The Sixth Extinction, written by Class of 1946 Environmental Fellow-in-Residence Elizabeth Kolbert. Kolbert’s book argues that a modern, man-made…

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Chapin Hall reopens after renovations

The most recent renovations to Chapin include an extended stage, a stage lift, a repainted interior hall and new seats. Tim Nagle-McNaughton/Photo Editor On Friday, the Berkshire Symphony and renowned…

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