Category: Features

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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Spotlight on research: Professor Pasachoff organizes trip to view solar eclipse

Professor Jay Pasaschoff plans on travelling to Oregon with students and alumni to observe the first solar eclipse to occur in the U.S. in 99 years. Photo courtesy of greatamericaneclipse.com.…

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Coyote Flaco serves yummy finals fuel

Coyote Flaco cooks up delicious Mexican dishes such as carne a la tampiqueña, featuring unique skirt steak. Photo Courtesy of Minwei Cao. It’s my last week of college and my…

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Instagram account @thebreakfastchick documents culinary creations

“Ask her how she gets those yolk shots!,” urged a friend upon learning that I would be writing on @thebreakfastchick. We were scrolling through @thebreakfastchick, an Instagram account run by…

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Ephs seek aerial adventure at Ramblewild

Most students at the College are familiar with the natural treasure trove that is the Purple Valley. From hiking to skiing, canoeing, rock climbing and everything in between, the Berkshires…

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College selects Mellon Mays, Allison Davis research fellows

For nearly 18 years, the Office of Special Academic Programs at the College has been administering both the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) and the Allison Davis Research Fellowship (ADRF).…

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One in Two Thousand: Aunrika Shabazz ’17

Known to many as “Mama Shabazz,” “Auntie” and even “Grandma,” Aunrika is hands down one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met. I sat down with her to chat…

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David Edwards analyzes transformation of martyrdom in new book

Professor of Anthropology David Edwards’ office on the third floor of Hollander Hall is adorned with artifacts from his travels over the last 40 years to the Middle East and…

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