Category: News

Gospel Choir protests anthem on Mountain Day

On Friday, Gospel Choir used its Mountain Day performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” to draw attention to racial injustices in America and at the College. Huddled together at the…

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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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Williams 101: Senior Staff Organization

This piece is the first 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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College constructs culvert

Throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, the College will undertake two major construction projects at the base of Spring Street: a new culvert (drainage tunnel) to protect Williamstown and the College…

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Trustees host open student forum

On Saturday, several members of the Board of Trustees held an open forum to receive input from students on their views and concerns about the College. Some leaders of the…

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CC announces results of fall elections

On Sept. 26, College Council (CC) announced the results of the organization’s fall elections via a campus-wide email. Voting opened Sept. 24 and closed shortly before CC released the results.…

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Bilal Ansari returns in new role at Davis Center

This fall, Bilal Ansari, former Muslim chaplain and associate director of the Center for Learning in Action (CLiA), began working at the College again as the assistant director of the…

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College policies not to change following new Title IX guidance

The College will not, at present, change any of its Title IX/sexual misconduct investigation or adjudication procedures in response to the rescission of Obama-era guidance on handling such cases by…

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College students aid those affected by Hurricane Maria

On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico, leaving widespread devastation in its wake. The following day, nearly every home on the island lacked electricity, roads were closed,…

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College changes teaching evaluations

Starting in the fall of 2019, students will complete Student Course Survey (SCS) forms online. While the form will be administered online, the blue sheets of paper that provide commentary…

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