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The Office of Accessible Education will use new software to process disability accommodations in fall 2023. Photo credit: Ashley Shan/Williams Record
Office of Accessible Education will use new software to alleviate staff shortage
Max Billick January 25, 2023
The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) will adopt a new software program in the fall of 2023 to streamline its workload amid a staff shortage. The program, which is called Accommodate, aims to simplify the process of renewing academic accommodations — the most common kind of disability accommodation handled by OAE.
Ivonne García joins OIDEI as assistant vice president
Lena Kerest January 25, 2023
The College announced its newest addition to the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OIDEI), Ivonne García, on Wednesday, Jan. 11. She will serve as assistant vice president for OIDEI.
Students reflect on a semester in new TAPSI housing communities
Luke Chinman January 25, 2023
For the 2022-2023 academic year, the College approved four Theme/Affinity/Program/Special Interest (TAPSI) housing proposals. After a semester, the Record spoke to students living in the Williams Interfaith Dialogue House, the International House, the Sustainable Living Community, the Eban House — which is for Black affinity housing — about their experiences.
Letter from the Editor: Old commitments and new beginnings
Ella Marx January 25, 2023
In a letter to the Williams community, Editor-in-Chief Ella Marx ’24 reaffirms the Record's long-standing values, while describing her vision for its future.
The Opera Workshop performs a modernized The Magic Flute
Kathryn Cloonan January 25, 2023
The cast of the Opera Workshop's Die Zauberflöte gave its first performance on Jan. 23 and will perform for a final time on Jan. 25 in Chapin Hall.
MassDOT studies possible passenger train service from Boston to North Adams
MassDOT studies possible passenger train service from Boston to North Adams
Inés Garcia and Gabe Miller January 25, 2023
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is conducting the Northern Tier Passenger Rail Study to explore the feasibility of passenger train service between North Adams and Boston, as called for by the commonwealth’s 2020 budget.
The Ephs will play the Tufts Jumbos on Friday for their first of two NESCAC matchups this weekend.
Women’s basketball beats Bowdoin, Middlebury, climbs to second-place ranking in NESCAC
Noor Naseer January 25, 2023
The women’s basketball team (13-6, 4-1 NESCAC) is currently ranked second in the NESCAC, after wins against Bowdoin and Middlebury and a loss to Amherst this week.
One in Two Thousand: Tommy Goodwin ’25
One in Two Thousand: Tommy Goodwin ’25
Luke Chinman January 25, 2023
This week, Tommy Goodwin ’25 discussed Where Am I?!, the wrestling team, and his love for Mariah Carey.
The College needs to prioritize student-run performing arts
The College needs to prioritize student-run performing arts
Shoshie Hemley January 25, 2023
In an op-ed, Shoshie Hemley '25 argues for more support for student-run performing arts groups on campus.
Students watched HBOs The Sex Lives of College Girls created by Mindy Kaling (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.)
The Sex Lives of College Girls explores female friendships, provides an accurate representation of college experiences
Kathryn Cloonan and Tatiana Geroulanou January 25, 2023
Students at the College reflect on their experience watching Mindy Kaling's The Sex Lives of College Girls.