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Friday’s party was the latest in what Wood House residents described as a pattern of illicit gatherings that violated the College’s public health guidelines. (Megan Lin/The Williams Record)
Students come forward as College continues investigation of Wood House party
Kevin Yang, Annie Lu, and Megan Lin March 3, 2021
Following the illicit gathering of an estimated 80 to 100 students at Wood House on Friday, Campus Safety and Security has begun to identify students who were involved. A number of students have come forward to the administration to admit that they attended the party, according to Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom. Some Wood residents said that Friday’s party was one instance in an ongoing pattern of illicit gatherings at Wood House, to which they believed the College’s response has been inadequate.
Dan Calichman ʼ90 reflects on playing professional soccer, coaching in MLS
Dan Calichman ʼ90 reflects on playing professional soccer, coaching in MLS
Kent Barbir March 3, 2021
For most of his time at the College, Dan Calichman ʼ90 was not planning on a career in professional soccer. Today, Calichman can reflect upon a long and successful career in the sport spanning several decades and three countries.
Lea Obermüller ’24 brought Milka chocolate bars, known for their purple cow mascot, from Germany to share with her pod on campus. (Photo courtesy of Lea Obermüller.)
‘I finally feel like a real student’: Formerly remote first-years come to campus
Fiona Seibert and Lindsay Wang March 3, 2021
The Record spoke with six formerly remote first-years, who, despite coming from locations around the world, shared similar hopes and expectations for a spring semester that ends with a fuller sense of their connection to the College community.
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Williams has failed me: A consistent pattern of neglect & disregard
Williams has failed me: A consistent pattern of neglect & disregard
Abby Fournier March 3, 2021
Abby Fournier ’21 shares a letter addressed to President Mandel in which she criticizes the inaccessible and illegal aspects of the COVID-19 testing site and holds the College accountable for failing its students with disabilities.
The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance is the site of several installations of Carrie Mae Weems’ campaign “Resist COVID / Take 6!” such as this “red box” banner thanking frontline workers. (Photo courtesy of Brad Wakoff.)
Carrie Mae Weems’ artist-led public health campaign reminds students to “Resist COVID / Take 6!”
Hannah Bae March 3, 2021
Since September, photographer Carrie Mae Weems has been working with staff from the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) and ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance to bring her Resist COVID / Take 6! public health campaign to Williamstown. Weems developed the campaign with her colleague Pierre Loving, a performing arts and film curator based in New York.