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 12:36 p.m. on Sunday, three Campus Safety and Security (CSS) officers responded to a report of the defacement from four visitors to campus, who stated that they were members of the clergy.

‘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 the courtyard below his office window on the south side of the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA). Each time, he hears the same speech delivered more or less word-for-word – “Like Old Faithful,” he recalled, “Every 20 minutes, it would come back.

Football controls ground game, beats Colby at home

A momentum-changing special teams play, a record-tying four rushing touchdowns from quarterback Bobby Maimaron ’21 and a career-best performance from running back TJ Dozier ’21 sparked football’s (2-0, 2-0 in the NESCAC) 36-14 win over Colby in its home opener. The game’s only turnover came on a play in which Colby punt returner Alex Sands fumbled the punt, which was then recovered by defensive back Christian Dumons ’19.

Men’s golf hosts, dominates Williams Fall Invitational

Last weekend, men’s golf won the Williams Fall Invitational with a total of 588, beating 20 universities. On a windy Saturday at the Taconic Golf Club, the Ephs turned in a strong first round performance to take a seven-shot lead at their home event.

Women’s field hockey defeats Bates, falls to Amherst

This weekend, women’s field hockey (4-1, 3-1 in the NESCAC) fell to Amherst in a close game of 4-3 and beat Bates 4-2. On Sunday, the Ephs pushed past the Bobcats with two second half goals by Isabel Perry ’20 and Emma Ticknor ’20.

Women’s soccer shuts out Bates, ties Amherst in double overtime

Women’s soccer (5-0-1, 3-0-1 in the NESCAC) played two conference matches over the weekend, beating Bates 3-0 and tying Amherst in double overtime. On Sunday at Bates, Georgia Lord ’21 scored the game-winner at 3:55 after a failed clearance by the Bobcats, leaving the ball perfectly placed at the edge of the penalty box.