Month: February 2017

A better UL for all: On the need for a more transparent and accountable Uncomfortable Learning

The decision by College Council (CC) to incorporate Uncomfortable Learning (UL) as a CC and Office of Student Life-recognized student organization (RSO) is a good first step towards making UL…

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Joey Horn ’87 resigns from Board following conviction

On Thursday, Joey Shaista Horn ’87 resigned from the Board of Trustees following the conviction and sentencing of her and her husband, Ragnar Horn ’85, for immigration and penal law…

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Professor Alan Hirsch raises awareness about false confessions

Chair of Justice and Law Studies Alan Hirsch leads a double life. One is that of the typical professor at the College: grading papers, lecturing and steadfastly challenging his students…

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Men’s swimming and diving wins 15th straight NESCAC Championship

Last weekend, men’s swimming and diving earned its 15th consecutive NESCAC title at the NESCAC Swimming and Diving Championship, hosted by Wesleyan. The men earned a total of 1671 points,…

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‘Accession Number’ showcases the curatorial process

The first thing I noticed about Accession Number is its enormity: The exhibition contains more than 300 works of art. Spanning the entire first floor gallery space of Williams College…

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New CC presidents embrace College’s future

Last Saturday, Web Farabow ’18 and Allegra Simon ’18 won the College Council (CC) co-presidency in an election with 46.8-percent voter turnout. The Record's Managing Editor Emilia Maluf ’18 corresponded…

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Virtual Reality room explores new technological frontier

Although some students may see Sawyer Library as a second home, many are unaware of all the surprises their familiar study spot has to offer. One such hidden gem is…

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One in Two Thousand: Kai Cash ’19

From his countless hilarious stories to his passion for public health and fashion, any interaction with Kai Cash ’19 is guaranteed to raise a smile. I sat down with Kai…

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Facilities prevails during winter storm

Grounds Manager Dave Fitzgerald has committed himself to battling Berkshire winters for the last 29 years. Photo credit: June Han While students lay in their beds on Feb. 11, Dave…

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CC approves Uncomfortable Learning as RSO

On Feb. 14, College Council (CC) voted to make Uncomfortable Learning (UL) a CC/Office of Student Life (OSL) recognized student organization (RSO). Now under the umbrella of CC, the group…

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