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Marijuana dispensary to open in Williamstown

In the coming months, Williamstown’s first marijuana dispensary will open in the Colonial Plaza shopping center. The 238 Main St. location will be the...

JAs react to new system, larger entries

Last year, the Junior Advisor (JA) system underwent significant changes. Due to gradual decreases in both applications and in students accepting the position, the...

Survey examines prevalence of e-cigarettes on campus

  The Record conducted a survey on student electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) and vape use, receiving 159 responses. From this data, 42.8 percent of students responded...

Students, faculty remember Professor Desrosiers

On Aug. 31, French Professor Nicole Schott Desrosiers passed away. Her commemoration was held on Sept. 23 at Cranwell Resort & Spa in Lenox,...

Visitors debate free speech at roundtable

      On Sept. 27, the College invited several prominent speakers to campus for a roundtable discussion on free speech and intolerance in the ’62 Center...

Beyond the Bubble: News across Berkshire County

Job action in local School District ends On Sept. 26, Mount Greylock Regional School District Superintendent Kimberly Grady announced the end of the job action...

Spring Street Blues: From the files of Campus Safety and Security

Monday 9-17-18 6:25 p.m. Paresky: Officers responded to a fire alarm, but no cause was found. The system was reset.    Tuesday 9-18-18 9:23 a.m. CDE: Officers...

Haystack monument defaced, perpetrators unknown

On or prior to Sunday afternoon, some unknown person or persons defaced the Haystack Monument and the surrounding grass area outside Mission Park. At...

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Indigenous groups’ elders discuss power of wisdom, community

Living testimonies of the restorative and inspiring potential of indigenous wisdom graced the three-part Africana Studies symposium, “Nkisis, Orixás and Ancestors: The Role of...

Sustained garden care brings fall harvest

With the arrival of fall weather in Williamstown comes a familiar sight: members of the Williams Sustainable Growers (WSG) harvesting autumn produce from the...

Faculty offices display personal quirks

  Unlike students who may spend little time in their dorms, professors often spend hours doing work in their offices. But students and professors share...

One in Two Thousand: Aidan Dunkelberg ’22

When I first met Aidan during his audition for Frosh Revue, I was instantly struck by his zaniness and his relentlessly positive energy. Last...

Recording Recipes: Chicken Alfredo

Chicken alfredo is a delicious and creamy pasta, perfect for a wholesome and scrumptious dinner. We cooked some for our entry to celebrate a...

‘Ironic columns’ stem from architectural innovations and quirks

During his 25-year career at the College, Professor of Art History Michael Lewis has watched hundreds, if not thousands, of tour groups pause in...

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