Category: News

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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New CC presidents embrace College’s future

Last Saturday, Web Farabow ’18 and Allegra Simon ’18 won the College Council (CC) co-presidency in an election with 46.8-percent voter turnout. The Record's Managing Editor Emilia Maluf ’18 corresponded…

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CC approves Uncomfortable Learning as RSO

On Feb. 14, College Council (CC) voted to make Uncomfortable Learning (UL) a CC/Office of Student Life (OSL) recognized student organization (RSO). Now under the umbrella of CC, the group…

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Applications to College jump up 22 percent

This application season, the Office of Admission received a record-breaking 8577 applications for the class of 2021, a 22-percent increase in applications compared to last year.The College saw not only…

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Roxane Gay speaks on politics, writing and protest

“I think of myself as primarily a fiction writer,” Roxane Gay said at the beginning of the lecture she gave last Wednesday in Chapin Hall. Though she began the event…

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CC announces new leadership following recent campus election

College Council (CC) elections for the Spring semester concluded on Saturday and that evening outgoing Co-Presidents Michelle Bal ’17 and Caitlin Buckley ’17 sent their final campus-wide CC email announcing…

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Bal and Buckley look back on CC term

The one-year term of Michelle Bal ’17 and Caitlin Buckley ’17 as College Council (CC) co-presidents for the past year ended yesterday. The Record’s Managing Editor Michael Green ’18 sat…

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CC presidential candidates share their visions for the College’s future

On Sunday, students gathered in Baxter Hall to hear the College Council (CC) presidential candidates in a debate moderated by the Record. The candidates are Amanni Fernandez ’18, Web Farabow…

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Students work on refugee resettlement efforts

Over the course of Winter Study, students from the College worked to prepare the Berkshire community for some of its newest residents: 50 refugees whom the State Department plans to…

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Community members propose sanctuary town law

Last Wednesday, Benjamin Williams ’17.5 announced the Williamstown Immigrant Trust Act in an email sent to the entire student body. The ordinance, spearheaded by Professor of Political Science James Mahon…

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