Author: William Newton, News Editor

Faculty express concerns over new bookstore

Since the Williams Bookstore’s opening in August, many students and faculty have expressed concerns over the internal management and trade book section of the store. Currently, the College has a…

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Williams 101: The Endowment

This piece is the third installment in our “Williams 101” series, a set of articles on the basic structure and operations of the College. Our aim in this series is…

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WILLIAMS 101: The Yearly Budget

This piece is the second installment in our “Williams 101” series, a set of articles on the basic structure and operations of the College. Our aim in this series is…

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Students accuse College of racial bias in recent disciplinary action

On Oct. 8, Emily O’Brien ’18 released a petition on change.org via Facebook calling on the College to drop charges after a recent campus arrest and change its disciplinary practices,…

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College hires Ric Grefé as part of pilot design-thinking program

This fall, the College hired Richard Grefé as the Design Thinker in Residence as part of three-year design thinking pilot. The College’s design thinking program, which has been in ongoing…

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Congressman Neal addresses tax reform in Griffin Hall

Last Friday, U.S. Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) spoke before an audience of students and faculty in Griffin Hall about the difficulty of accomplishing meaningful tax reform. Neal, who has served…

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Vega, Leonard perform in course on popular music

Last Thursday, Professor of music W. Anthony Sheppard invited two guest musicians, Suzanne Vega, an American singer-songwriter and mother of Ruby Froom ’17, and Gerry Leonard, an Irish lead guitarist…

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Professor receives CAREER grant

Last week, Matt Carter, assistant professor of biology at the College, received a CAREER grant worth $586,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on…

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Free speech resolution passes

On April 18, College Council (CC) issued a resolution in support of “free, open and honest dialogue” at the College. Written by 2017 CC representatives Kevin Mercadante ’17 and Hanson…

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Lickety Split to relocate but remain open

Though the new Williams Inn will be built where Lickety Split is currently located, the College plans to make special accommodations to ensure that the local ice cream business stays…

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