Month: April 2017

JAs wear bleached shirts to highlight entry system inequities

Last Wednesday, approximately 45 current and former Junior Advisors (JAs) wore bleached JA shirts to protest a lack of support for students and JAs of color in the entry system. …

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Sam Goldenring ’20 leads men’s golf to Spring Invitational victory

Men’s golf successfully defended its home course last weekend, winning the 2017 Williams Spring Invitational. Scoring conditions could not have been better on Saturday, and the par-71 Taconic Golf Club…

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David Edwards analyzes transformation of martyrdom in new book

Professor of Anthropology David Edwards’ office on the third floor of Hollander Hall is adorned with artifacts from his travels over the last 40 years to the Middle East and…

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The birth of a stage: Examining the conception and life of the ’62 Center

This is the first in a series of stories exploring how the College undertakes new building projects. The stories were originally produced for the course ANTH 232, "Town and Gown,"…

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One in Two Thousand: Justin Sardo

When Justin Sardo ’18 showed me his wall of pants and started recounting his strange dreams to me on a daily basis, I knew we were going to be friends.…

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Free speech resolution passes

On April 18, College Council (CC) issued a resolution in support of “free, open and honest dialogue” at the College. Written by 2017 CC representatives Kevin Mercadante ’17 and Hanson…

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Cap & Bells production tackles cultural appropriation

Last weekend, Cap & Bells performed August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — one of ten plays in Pittsburgh Cycle, a series which describes African-American experiences in the 20th century.…

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Bill McKibben criticizes College’s approach to climate change in address

On Thursday, famed climate change writer and activist Bill McKibben spoke as part of the College’s Confronting Climate Change initiative. McKibben began his talk by establishing the “pace and scale”…

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Divest Williams stages wedding of College, fossil fuel industry

On Friday, Divest Williams staged a mock wedding between the College and the fossil fuels industry to protest the College's investment in that industry and call for divestment from it.…

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Goodrich Coffee Bar to move to Dodd dining area

Goodrich Coffee Bar will move next year to the former dining hall in Dodd House to accommodate the year-long renovation of Goodrich Hall, which will be closed for all of…

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