Month: February 2018

Sparking something new: commending WOC for using firework funds to increase winter sport accessibility

This year, the Williams Outing Club (WOC) board and WOC director Scott Lewis reallocated their funding for Winter Carnival fireworks to sponsor winter sports scholarships for students on financial aid.…

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Students elect new College Council representatives

Between Thursday and Saturday, 1104 students voted in the biannual College Council (CC) elections, in which all offices were up for election. Annual positions included CC co-presidents, treasurer, parliamentarian and…

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Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Company celebrates 25 years

Dean Cycon ’75, founder of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Company, spoke at Friday’s Log Lunch about his work with indigenous farmers. Sophia Shin/Photo Editor In addition to being delicious, the…

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Women’s swimming and diving wins fifth consecutive NESCAC title

Women’s swimming and diving captured its fifth consecutive NESCAC Championship and set multiple pool and New England records at Samuelson-Muir Pool last weekend. On Friday, the session began with the…

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‘Gilliam’ deconstructs notions of figural representation

What does talking about something without the actual presence of the subject look like? What does it mean to represent race without representation? Can space be talked about by the…

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WOC repurposes Winter Carnival money toward financial aid

The Williams Outing Club (WOC) hosted an Alice in Wonderland-themed Winter Carnival last weekend. While the weekend included many traditional Winter Carnival events, such as a themed dinner and the…

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Skiing hosts Winter Carnival, finishes in fifth place

Captain Marc Talbott ’18 took home seventh in the Giant Slalom, setting a personal record of 1:42.24.Photo Courtesy of Sports Information. Skiing placed fifth at the Winter Carnival last weekend…

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Captains’ Corner: Sarah Becker’18

Photo Courtesy of Sports Information. Team: Nordic Ski Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine Residence: Currier Major: Biology and Art History Snack bar order: Pancakes Why did you choose to attend the College?…

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Men’s basketball edges Trinity in NESCAC quarterfinals, prepares to face Hamilton

James Heskett ’19 led the way with 25 points as No. 9 men’s basketball (20–5, 7–3 in the NESCAC) outlasted Trinity 73-71 in the first round of the NESCAC tournament.…

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Greg Zaff ’84 ‘brings squash down from its ivory tower’

Greg Zaff ’84 started SquashBusters in 1995 and has expanded the organization’s reach to three cities.Photo Courtesy of Sports Information. Greg Zaff ’84 majored in history and was a two-sport…

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