Month: May 2018

Images to open second theater in former Red Herring

In a press release last Wednesday, Images Cinema announced the launch of Cinema Pop-up, a second theater that is scheduled to open to the public on Friday with a showing…

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Spotlight on research: Neil Roberts examines politics of freedom

  How does one define “freedom” in the United States and the Americas? Over the past several years, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Political Science Neil…

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Softball brings home third consecutive NESCAC championship

Softball (35-6, 9-3 in the NESCAC) took home its third consecutive NESCAC championship at Amherst this weekend, beating Trinity 7-1, Tufts 5-1 and Bowdoin 5-3. On Saturday, the Ephs rode…

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Reconciling Kanye West’s recent behavior with his iconic music

Kanye West and braggadocio are a more compatible duo than anything (outside of peanut butter and jelly). They are inseparable. One could describe Kanye as having a rebellious streak, but…

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Buzzworthy ‘Spelling Bee’ performance prompts laughs, tears

Photo courtesy of Cap and Bells.The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, written by Bill Finn ’74, features a motley crew of characters united by their love for spelling. When…

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To President-elect Mandel: Issues to consider as the College moves forward and considers its priorities

Dear President-elect Mandel, We at the Record wish you a warm welcome as you prepare to begin your tenure as the 18th president of the College in July. During this…

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On Israeli-Palestinian discourse: From the logistical committee of SIPD

As Williams students, an influx of new information and ideas hits us daily. However, there are few places (and even less time) to take a step back and process everything…

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Semiannual approval ratings: Majumder, faculty earn high marks

Over the past week, the Record conducted its biannual survey measuring student opinion on a number of campus offices and institutions. Students had the option to answer “approve,” “disapprove” or…

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No. 4 men’s tennis falls to No. 1 Middlebury in NESCAC semifinals

Brian Grodecki ’18 forced a tiebreak but lost in his No. 1 doubles match as the Ephs fell to the Panthers. Photo Courtesy of Sports Information. Men’s tennis (13–4, 6–1…

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Course combines history and curation

Photo courtesy of WCMA.Students in the course "The Seeds of Divinity" had the opportunity to try their hands at curating an exhibit. If art itself as a concept did not…

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