Author: William Newton, News Editor

Student perceptions of rigor of College majors

Over the course of the last week, the Record conducted a survey asking students about their perception of the most and least rigorous College majors. Out of a randomized 500…

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Devadoss, White debate the role of God and religion in a liberal arts education

Last Thursday, the Veritas Forum hosted a discussion on religion in Griffin Hall titled “Does God Belong in the Liberal Arts?” The conversation, moderated by Professor of Physics Frederick Strauch,…

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Computer science addresses gender disparity

This is the second of a two-part Closer Look into gender disparities at the College, examining what departments and student organizations are doing to address this issue. Several groups at…

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Examining the gender disparity across academic fields at the College

This is the first installment in a two-part series that will look at gender disparity in majors at the College. The first part will look quantitatively at the gender gap…

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Joey Horn ’87 resigns from Board following conviction

On Thursday, Joey Shaista Horn ’87 resigned from the Board of Trustees following the conviction and sentencing of her and her husband, Ragnar Horn ’85, for immigration and penal law…

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Faculty members compose open letter opposing DeVos’ cabinet appointment

Last week, over 1400 members of the College community signed a letter expressing their opposition towards businesswoman Betsy DeVos’s appointment as Secretary of Education. The letter, which members of the…

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Faculty members Stroud, Howe, Lebestky and Braggs granted tenure

From top left clockwise: Stroud, Howe, Lebestky and Braggs. Photos courtesy of Williams College Last month, the Board of Trustees Executive Committee approved the recommendations submitted by the College’s Committee…

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