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Polls were open yesterday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Williamstown Elementary School to decide six local offices. (Ella Marx/The Williams Record)
Johnson and Hasty win Select Board elections in victory for progressive slate
Lawrence, Dew win seats on Planning Board, Housing Authority
Joey Fox May 12, 2021
Jeff Johnson and Wade Hasty defeated Tony Boskovich ’74 and Albert Cummings IV after a hotly contested campaign in yesterday’s double-header Select Board election. Johnson and Hasty were informally aligned in a progressive-leaning slate that emphasized the need for racial justice in the Town.
Yard signs for the four Select Board candidates have taken over the Town’s lawns and green spaces. (Photo courtesy of Andi Bryant.)
Double-header Select Board elections heat up over racial justice, Town civility
Joey Fox and Ella Marx May 5, 2021
As Election Day fast approaches, the Record spoke with three Select Board candidates, as well as local advocates and activists, to better understand the dynamics of two races that will define the Town government for years to come.
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I athlete and current mental health and body-image advocate, gave a talk for SAAC
Mental health in athletics: Victoria Garrick speaks to students on Fresh Check Day
Kent Barbir and Marit Hoyem May 5, 2021
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I volleyball player at the University of Southern California (USC) and current mental health advocate, spoke at the College on April 20 about her athletic career and struggles with anxiety and body image.
The 1997 WSO homepage was far handier than it is now. (Screenshot courtesy of the Wayback Machine.)
The early days of WSO: When Williams students claimed a corner of the World Wide Web
Josh Picoult May 5, 2021
Thanks to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, Williams Students Online’s earliest days are preserved like a digital time capsule, recording over 25 years of students’ online personalities.
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Your academic field is ableist. Are you?
Your academic field is ableist. Are you?
Rebecca Dodgson May 5, 2021
Rebecca Dodgson ’22 decries the use of an ableist term in a law-related class — and the fact that the term continues to be in use in the legal realm.
One of the most famous plates from Apocalypse, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. (Yuchan Kim/The Williams Record)
A special time with Special Collections: Meeting Dürer’s ‘Apocalypse’
Yuchan Kim May 5, 2021
This past week, staff writer Yuchan Kim had the opportunity to take a look at Albrecht Dürer’s magnificent prints, along with many other astonishing pieces at the College’s Special Collections department.