Author: Lydia Duan, Features Editor

Writing club begins first chapter

Athletes go to practice, and actors go to their rehearsals, but where do writers go? It is hard to mentally picture the space for the literarily inclined on campus, and…

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Images movie selections reflect thoughtful approach

Images Cinema, established in 1916, has served as Williamstown's venue for a wide variety of film selections. Photo courtesy of Janet Curran. As the sole movie theater in town, Images…

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First annual Comedy Festival brings laughs to campus

Third Wheel Improv (above) was one of the visiting groups that performed in this past weekend’s first annual Comedy Festival. Photo courtesy of Chris D'Silva. Amidst midterms and sky-high stress,…

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Student wins national caption contest

On Jan. 29, Wang won The New Yorker’s weekly caption contest. Graphic courtesy of The New Yorker. Last fall, Xiwen (Miranda) Wang ’21 took a multivariable calculus course taught by…

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Faculty and staff discuss sleep culture, habits of students

Sleep deprivation is a common problem for College students, often leading to lowered productivity, inability to focus and chronic fatigue. Lydia Duan/Features Editor. A student slumped over a carrel in…

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Hopkins Observatory planetarium showcases night sky wonders

Every Friday, the Hopkins Observatory offers free planetarium showings highlighting various astronomical points of interest. Photo courtesy of Williams College. It is the peculiar-looking building in Currier Quad that students…

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Asian American Ephs discuss activism

A new student committee organized a panel about the diverse experiences of Asian Americans on campus. Photo courtesy of Joseph Oh. Seeking a space to share and explore the Asian…

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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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