Category: Opinions

To President-elect Mandel: Issues to consider as the College moves forward and considers its priorities

Dear President-elect Mandel, We at the Record wish you a warm welcome as you prepare to begin your tenure as the 18th president of the College in July. During this…

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On Israeli-Palestinian discourse: From the logistical committee of SIPD

As Williams students, an influx of new information and ideas hits us daily. However, there are few places (and even less time) to take a step back and process everything…

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Cleaning up after ourselves: Respecting the hard work of Dining Services

It is all too easy to forget about the mechanics underlying our dining halls and composting set-up, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t critical to remember them. The Dining Services…

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Why majors should be abolished: Embracing the fullness of our liberal arts mission

Recently, members of the class of 2020, paperwork in tow, bounced among the offices of professors and departmental assistants before making a trip up the stairs of Hopkins Hall to…

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The price of inclusion: A case for exclusivity

Exclusive. The word often evokes powerful emotions. It makes people feel better than others. It makes people resentful of others. It is a concept that has incited riot, revolution, progress…

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Senior on the Quad: What’s the weirdest place you’ve peed on campus?

"Bernhard Music Center's second floor all-gender-bathroom(the windows were scratched)." Isabel Andrade '18 "I honestly don't remember because I was probably intoxicated at the time" Emma Waddell '18   "The alleyway…

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Finals

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Housing Lottery

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Looking out for others: A love letter to Peer Health

Content warning: The first paragraph of this op-ed discusses abusive relationships. I joined Peer Health after getting out of an emotionally abusive relationship. It was Winter Study of freshman year,…

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Standing in solidarity with Israel: Addressing campus discourse around Zionism

Note: When this piece was written, its original purpose was as an op-ed for the Record. In order to gather signatures as a show of support and solidarity, the author…

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