Author: Rebecca Tauber, News Editor

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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Students respond to survey on participation in activism involving race, gender, class, religion

Graphics courtesy of Sam Wolf/News Editor. As part of a closer look at student activism on campus, the Record conducted a survey last week that measured levels of student participation…

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Students respond to Claiming Williams Day survey

William Newton/Executive Editor This week, the Record sent out a survey to a random sample of 500 students regarding participation in various Claiming Williams Day events. 123 responses were recorded,…

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College hosts physician panel on local organization’s new public health approach to gun violence prevention

Dr. Christopher Barsotti spoke about AFFIRM, a new physician-run organization aiming to tackle the issue of gun violence from a public health perspective. Photo courtesy of Professor Leyla Rouhi. On…

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In other ivory towers: news around academia

Colleges host students from University of Puerto Rico On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, made landfall on Puerto…

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Africana studies professor Neil Roberts to assume Schumann Faculty Fellowship in Democratic Studies on July 1

Neil Roberts was recently appointed to the Schumann Faculty Fellowship. Photo courtesy of Williams College. Last Wednesday, the College announced the appointment of Associate Professor of Africana Studies Neil Roberts…

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‘In the Blood’ brings modern issues to bear on a classic text

Laced in childish laughter and gripping despair, ‘In the Blood’ is a tragedy for our modern age. Photo courtesy of Cap and Bells. Among the multitude of sessions and speakers…

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