Category: Features

Ephs at the Clark spurs student initiatives

On Sept. 10, Ephs at the Clark hosted its opening event, a back-to-school barbecue at the Stone Hill Lunder Center. The barbecue drew students from every class and major, mirroring…

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One in Two Thousand: Olivia “Liv” Carlson ’20

Olivia (“Liv”) Carlson ’20 and I became friends freshman year. This week, I took the time to catch up with her and discuss laundry, basketball, summer internships and why we…

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Behind the Uniform: Albert Cummings

It’s the background hum in class, the jackhammering echoing students’ early morning caffeinated thoughts, the streets cordoned off and the sidewalks redirected into zigzag patterns. By now, the constant presence…

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A cappella groups plan inclusion efforts

What started in the spring as a series of intimate brainstorming sessions within a cappella groups has now blossomed into an effort across EphCappella, the a cappella governing board, to…

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One in Two Thousand: Joseph Messer ’21

I had the delight of meeting Joseph when he was in my Exploring the Arts group. I sat down with him to listen to his moving and fascinating story. Where…

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Students experience summer scene in Williamstown

When exams end in May and the academic year draws to a close, most students leave the College to return home or embark on jobs or internships all over the…

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Rural treasures offer ideal setting for alpaca aficionados

I turned onto Oblong Road, a mere five-minute drive from the College, and followed signs adorned with silhouettes of alpacas. I pulled into the empty parking lot designated for Sweet…

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Two in Two Thousand: Zoe Harvan ’17 and Matthew Borin ’17

We met Matthew Borin and Zoe Harvan when we were brand-new section editors. Throughout our time on Record, we have had the pleasure of working with them as executive editors…

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Geocaching brings treasure hunting to Williamstown

When different people hear the word “geocaching” (pronounced JEE-oh-cashing), different things immediately come to mind: some may imagine a mineralogist’s research tool, while others envision a get-rich-quick scheme. In reality,…

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Behind the uniform: Nancy Macauley

Last Tuesday, Campus Safety and Security (CSS) hosted a dinner honoring those celebrating their five, 10 and 20 year anniversaries working at the College. Among those honored was Nancy Macauley,…

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