Author: Neena Patel, News Editor

Former student sues the College for handling of Title IX complaint

Last month, a former student filed a civil action against the College for alleged Title IX violations. In addition to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the plaintiff…

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Approval Ratings Fall ’16: Psych services approval drops by 26

[infogram id="474f4893-2581-4fd5-a2d9-cd80be86f9b9"] In this semester’s Record biannual approval rating poll, opinions of eight institutions increased since the poll was conducted last spring. The approval rating of the Neighborhood system increased…

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Water Street construction project to start in 2018 and end in 2019

The town has scheduled a project to repair and widen Water Street. The project is through the design and will go to bid in August of next year. According to…

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Students believe less coursework would lead to better learning

[infogram id="88f52dad-5748-4162-bc7a-12156faabfae"] Students feel as though they are able to fully complete their assignments, but would learn better with less work, according to a Record survey of 500 random students.…

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Crosswalk lights promise pedestrians greater safety

The new lights will be installed at the crosswalk between the ’62 Center and Weston Hall. Ryan Kelley/News Editor. Today, the College is installing lights at the crosswalk between the…

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Departments look to student input in hiring

Many departments value student input when hiring new faculty, and seek it out in different ways. Once the list of candidates has been narrowed down to three or four, the…

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Student creates petition to call attention to college spending

This week, Erin Hanson ’18 launched a petition on change.org titled “Williams College: sell 4–5 marble slabs to pay for a new therapist at the Health Center.” In the petition,…

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BRTA considering new and more efficient bus route for North Adams

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is considering creating a new bus route in North Adams that would get bus riders to their destination in a quicker and less costly…

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Spring Street Blues

Monday 9-26-16 1:11 p.m. Hollander Hall: A staff member from the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures reported an unknown man walking up and down the halls knocking on…

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CC changes meeting time to accommodate night classes

This year, College Council (CC) has moved its meetings from Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to Tuesday at the same time to accommodate students. The time change was…

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