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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Two students admit to vandalizing Griffin Hall on Saturday

Over the weekend, Facilities covered the vandalism, which the WPD and CSS did not find to be a bias incident. Photos courtesy of the Office of Communications. On Saturday morning,…

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

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 from 57…

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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

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. Of respondents,…

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Spring Street Blues

Monday 10-31-16 7:55 a.m. Lynde Lane:  A Campus Safety and Securtiy (CSS) Officer responded to Lynde Lane near the basketball courts for a report that a pole light had been…

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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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Faculty finds problem with grades

A survey of College faculty conducted by the Record found that the majority of faculty members believe grade inflation and uneven grade distribution across divisions is problematic. Faculty members were…

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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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