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A year into the pandemic, staff still face unique burdens
Joey Fox and Nigel Jaffe April 14, 2021
The Record sent a survey to every staff member at the College, and spoke with seven of them about their experiences since the pandemic began. The stories they told speak to the challenges staff have confronted in the past year, the ways staff feel they do and don’t fit in at Williams, and the hopes many staff have for a post-COVID future.
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In Other Ivory Towers: Colleges implement lockdowns after spikes in cases
Kellen Bryant and Megan Lin April 14, 2021
In recent months, several colleges and universities — including Bates, Dartmouth, and Duke — have been placed on lockdown in response to rising cases on campus. In all three of these cases, administrators cited illicit gatherings as a main source of infections.
Golf is returning to Williamstown: A review of the Taconic Golf Club
Golf is returning to Williamstown: A review of the Taconic Golf Club
Tucker Catlin April 14, 2021
After being closed for the winter, Taconic Golf Club reopened on April 12, welcoming its members once more after a long hiatus.
Women’s golf wins at Hamilton Invite
Stella Woo, Sports Information • April 14, 2021
This Week in Williams History: Vietnam, dance marathons, and microcomputers
This Week in Williams History: Vietnam, dance marathons, and microcomputers
Dover Sikes April 14, 2021
“This Week in Williams History” is a column dedicated to looking back at memorable moments in the College’s past through articles in the Record. This week in history, the College dealt with draft deferment, hosted dance marathons, and invested in computer technology.
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WiFi data surveillance: A threat to students’ privacy rights
WiFi data surveillance: A threat to students’ privacy rights
Niko Malhotra April 14, 2021
Niko Malhotra ’24 discusses how the community's trust in the College has been tested by the administration's usage of students' WiFi data during its investigation of the Wood House incident, which he argues violated the College’s own privacy policy guidelines.
Tasan Smith-Gandy playing his “Pine Cello” composition at the top of Pine Cobble Trail. (Photo courtesy of Jay Corey.)
Tasan Smith-Gandy ’24 takes cello to new heights — literally
Lour Yasin April 14, 2021
Student musician and composer Tasan Smith-Gandy ’24 hiked up Pine Cobble trail, bringing along with him his six-pound cello. Upon reaching the summit of Pine Cobble, he sat down and performed “Pine Cello,” an original piece inspired by the natural beauty around him.