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Fall approval ratings survey shows decreased approval for CSS, Dining
Ella Marx and Kiara Royer December 8, 2021
The Record sent its twice-annual survey to 500 randomly selected unixes last week to gauge whether students approve, disapprove, or feel neutral about College policies and institutions.
Goodrich grapples with rising prices, $5 swipe limits
Goodrich grapples with rising prices, $5 swipe limits
David Wignall December 8, 2021
More than 300 students get customized bagels and drinks from Goodrich Coffee Bar every day. But behind the scenes, the student-run business is struggling to deal with rising overhead costs and an inability to raise College-determined swipe values. Following the pandemic, the business is barely breaking even.
Farley signs a copy of the book for Williamstown resident Roger St. Pierre, who long hosted the traditional Homecoming Walk at his barber shop. (Photos courtesy of Sports Information and Dick Quinn.)
Acclaimed FB coach Dick Farley pens memoir with Dick Quinn
Sofie Jones December 8, 2021
Why I Never Left Williams College, a new memoir written by acclaimed football coach Dick Farley and Director of Sports Information Dick Quinn, recounts Farley’s decades-long career coaching at the College. The premise is simple: Farley moved out to Williamstown with plans to stay for a couple of years before moving on; instead, he never left.
Greylock WORKS, previously a cotton mill, is home to the couple’s distillery and 
cocktail bar. (Photo courtesy of Emily Vasiliauskas.)
Professor Emily Vasiliauskas and husband Ryan Riley make unique drinks from foraged ingredients at N. Adams distillery
Cameron Pugh December 8, 2021
On a chilly evening in early December, four Record editors headed to Greylock WORKS, where Associate Professor of English Emily Vasiliauskas and her husband, Ryan Riley, own and operate a distillery.
Remembering Alden Powers ’24
Remembering Alden Powers ’24
Lillie Bushway December 8, 2021
The following is adapted from a eulogy delivered by Lillie Bushway ’24 during a Nov. 2 on-campus memorial service for Alden Powers ’24, who died in August.
Sophie Bellwoar ’25 and Will Olsen ’25  co-host their interview-style show, “Six By Six,” in the WCFM studio in Prospect House.
Making (radio) waves: WCFM makes resurgence after year-long hiatus
Izzy Polanco December 8, 2021
Tucked within the basement of Prospect House is the broadcasting studio for WCFM, the student-run radio station at the College. This semester, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the studio is bustling with a new cadre of radio DJs.