Category: Letters

Letter from the Editor

To the college community: On behalf of all of us here at The Williams Record, I am honored and thrilled to open up a new chapter in our paper’s history.…

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A Note On Our New Design

This issue, you may notice some changes in the Record; we are undergoing a makeover in print and online. With the onset of the new Record board, we decided to…

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On being considerate while biking

To the Editor, I am pleased to learn that the College installed rectangular rapid flash beacon (RRFB) lights at the crosswalk near the ’62 Center. I hope all pedestrians will…

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On adopting a fossil fuel divestment policy

On adopting a fossil fuel divestment policy To the Editor: I read with some sadness, and then frankly with embarrassment, the op-ed piece by Michael Eisenson, the Chair of the…

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On understanding Mountain Day

To the Editor: I feel compelled to respond to a recent opinion piece that appeared in last week’s Record titled “Reimagining Mountain Day (Oct. 19, 2016).” I believe the writer…

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On property damage in Williamstown

  To the Editor: Two pots of geraniums which flanked the Williamstown Post Office steps disappeared earlier this month and were found smashed in the parking lot days later. If…

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On investing to curb climate change

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read rationale given by the chair of the Board of Trustees, Michael Eisenson ’77,  for continuing to invest the College’s endowment in companies…

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Letter to the editor: On reconsidering the new bookstore design

To the Editor: In relation to the new college bookstore design revealed in the Record: If this is the best the College can come up with – it is a…

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Letter to the Editor: On handling our history

To the Editor: I visited the Log last week to see what the fuss about a historical mural was all about. Unfortunately, the offending mural is covered in plywood and…

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Letter to the Editor: On campus controversies

To the Editor: There is no greater asset in the possession of the College (and, of course, of other colleges and universities) than the interest and loyalty of its graduates.…

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