Category: Opinions

Discussing our faith: Discovering religious identity at the College

A few years ago, I came to Williams with high hopes of having the best four years of my life, creating lifelong friendships with people from all around the world,…

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Word on the Quad: Who’s your prof crush?

"Jeffrey Israel." Peter Le '21   "Rashida Braggs." Shane Beard '20     "I have too many. I can't choose." Coly Elhai '19   "Robert Jackall." Kearan Burke '18

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9am classes at Williams

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‘Changes to the JA system’ + ‘The peasants can walk’

Changes to the JA system "The peasants can walk."  

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The necessity of need-blind: Encouraging the College to depart from its need-aware policy for international students

Beginning with the class of 2015, the College has limited its need-blind admission process to domestic applicants, using a need-aware process for prospective international students. This policy change was prompted…

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On the #GreatReturnMarch: In the wake of Passover, standing with protesters in Gaza

Last week, Israeli soldiers murdered 30 Palestinians and injured thousands more as they protested peacefully in Gaza for justice, dignity and a return to their homeland. Their protest was part…

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Making first semesters more bearable: Proposing a pass/no record system for first-years’ fall semesters

The College is an amazing opportunity for all students who come here  from different parts of the U.S. and the world. It can open doors to amazing post-graduation opportunities in…

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The Hispanic identity: The limitations of the U.S. Census

A few weeks ago, the Trump administration made public its new additions to the U.S. Census. Except for the usual suspects, most media outlets’ responses were not positive. With one…

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Letter to the editor: on the demolition of the Bubriski house and the town/gown dynamic

To the editor, Williams College's proposed – and likely – demolition of the Bubriski house at 42 Hoxsey St. as part of a reconfiguration of the Falk Science Quad is…

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Word on the Quad: What’s your favorite fabric?

Chiffon. Yiwen Xu ’21   Cotton. Mori Ladu ’20     Cashmere. Benjamin Bui ’19   Satin. Noah Wright ’18

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