Month: January 2018

From Falk to the future: Envisioning the College’s trajectory in a time of transition

As the new year begins, we at the Record congratulate Barclay Jermain Professor of Natural Philosophy and Director of the Science Center Protik Majumder on commencing his role as interim…

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College hires April Ruiz, Chris Sewell ’05 to fill recent dean’s office vacancies

This past week, the College announced its appointment of two new associate deans: April Ruiz and Chris Sewell ’05. Both will be joining the dean’s office later this year, filling…

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Ephs tutor inmates at Berkshire House of Corrections

Positive Pathways Partnerships allows College students and BHoC inmates to empathize with one another and discuss social issues. Photo courtesy of Sharif Rosen. Many might not be surprised to hear…

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Community remembers Matt Stauffer ’96 two decades after his death

The stone sits atop a hill overlooking Cole Field, accompanied by a lone tree amongst the vast sheet of white snow covering the ground. It is rather humble in appearance,…

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Michael Uslan lecture explores origins of ‘Batman’ movie series

In recent years, the superhero film has surged from a risky genre to an unstoppable, franchise-driven blockbuster with a vice-grip on popular culture. The Batman enterprise has long been a…

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Williams Reads presentation discusses criminal justice

On Thursday evening, James Figorski and Stephen Brown ’71 delivered a presentation on the flaws of the modern-day criminal justice system to an audience of students, faculty and Williamstown residents.…

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Paresky typewriter extravaganza clacks out personal poems for students

This Winter Study, Professor of English and American Studies Cassandra Cleghorn taught a course about typewriters. She and the 10 students enrolled in the course started a typewriting poem project,…

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Men’s basketball defeats Amherst, St. Joseph’s but falls to Middlebury

Men’s basketball (14–4, 3–2 in the NESCAC) defeated archrival Amherst on Jan. 17 before falling to Middlebury on Saturday. The men bounced back with an emphatic win against St. Joseph’s…

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College celebrates 50th Winter Study

Hossain '19 designed a logo for the 50th year of Winter Study. Festivities occurred yesterday celebrating the milestone. Graphic courtesy of Shanti Hossain '19. This year, the College is marking the…

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Women’s squash finishes 3–1 in four matches

Women’s squash (9–8) went 3-1 in four home matches over the weekend. The women defeated Mount Holyoke, George Washington and Franklin and Marshall but fell to Stanford. On Friday, the…

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