Month: May 2017

College to hold commencement on Sawyer Quad

This year, for the first time, the College will hold commencement in the new Sawyer-Stetson Quad. A change from recent years' location in Science Quad, this will accommodate the construction…

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Softball wins NESCAC tournament for second straight season

Softball (31–10, 11–1 in the NESCAC West) won three games at the NESCAC Championship last weekend, winning its second straight conference title. The women defeated Trinity 3-2 in extra innings…

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Two in Two Thousand: Zoe Harvan ’17 and Matthew Borin ’17

We met Matthew Borin and Zoe Harvan when we were brand-new section editors. Throughout our time on Record, we have had the pleasure of working with them as executive editors…

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CSIH examines the College’s representations of its history

Last Friday, President Adam Falk announced in a campus-wide email that the Committee on Campus Space and Institutional History (CSIH) had published its second and final report. With reference to…

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Chinese Music Ensemble explores instrumental diversity

On May 3, the Chinese Music Ensemble gave a rare performance in Brooks Rogers Recital Hall. The ensemble was formed two years ago by Wang Guowei, a professional erhu player…

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Images Cinema offers offbeat assortment of student films

On May 7, Images Cinema hosted the Student Film Festival showcasing films made by various students from Williams and Bennington College. The films ran the gamut of genres, from light-hearted…

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Geocaching brings treasure hunting to Williamstown

When different people hear the word “geocaching” (pronounced JEE-oh-cashing), different things immediately come to mind: some may imagine a mineralogist’s research tool, while others envision a get-rich-quick scheme. In reality,…

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Vega, Leonard perform in course on popular music

Last Thursday, Professor of music W. Anthony Sheppard invited two guest musicians, Suzanne Vega, an American singer-songwriter and mother of Ruby Froom ’17, and Gerry Leonard, an Irish lead guitarist…

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Behind the uniform: Nancy Macauley

Last Tuesday, Campus Safety and Security (CSS) hosted a dinner honoring those celebrating their five, 10 and 20 year anniversaries working at the College. Among those honored was Nancy Macauley,…

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Olikara addresses millennial participation in politics

Last Thursday, Founder and President of the Millennial Action Project (MAP) Steven Olikara visited the College at the invitation of Rep. Chris Gibson, visiting professor of leadership studies. Olikara visited…

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