Category: Top News

Students elect new College Council representatives

Between Thursday and Saturday, 1104 students voted in the biannual College Council (CC) elections, in which all offices were up for election. Annual positions included CC co-presidents, treasurer, parliamentarian and…

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WOC repurposes Winter Carnival money toward financial aid

The Williams Outing Club (WOC) hosted an Alice in Wonderland-themed Winter Carnival last weekend. While the weekend included many traditional Winter Carnival events, such as a themed dinner and the…

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Local paratransit bus workers consider strike

In the next few days, the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will consider beginning a strike, potentially ceasing to offer its regularly scheduled paratransit transportation services. This protest was announced…

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Braggs opens Faculty Lecture Series with discussion of black diaspora in music

On Thursday, the College kicked off its annual Faculty Lecture Series with a talk from Associate Professor of Africana Studies Rashida Braggs in Wege Auditorium. The Faculty Lecture Series was…

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Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza to replace Hops and Vines as new Log vendor

On Tuesday, the College announced that food and drink service will return to The Log in a new partnership with Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza. Work will continue in the next…

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Julissa Arce speaks about her pathway to U.S. citizenship

On Thursday, immigrant rights advocate Julissa Arce delivered Claiming Williams Day’s morning keynote address on the plight of undocumented immigrants and her legal and spiritual journey toward becoming an American…

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College hires April Ruiz, Chris Sewell ’05 to fill recent dean’s office vacancies

This past week, the College announced its appointment of two new associate deans: April Ruiz and Chris Sewell ’05. Both will be joining the dean’s office later this year, filling…

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Williams Reads presentation discusses criminal justice

On Thursday evening, James Figorski and Stephen Brown ’71 delivered a presentation on the flaws of the modern-day criminal justice system to an audience of students, faculty and Williamstown residents.…

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Rev. Rick Spalding retires from College chaplaincy

After over 17 years, Reverend Rick Spalding will leave his position as chaplain to the College at the end of the semester. Spalding joined the College’s staff as chaplain to…

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Semiannual Approval Ratings

  This past week, the Record conducted its semiannual approval ratings survey. The survey asked respondents to mark their opinion of the performance of several campus institutions: either “Approve,” “Neutral”…

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