College organizes commemoration of World War I

November 2018 will mark 100 years since the end of the “war to end all wars.” As the most destructive war of its time, World War I (WWI) saw the near-downfall of Western civilization, claiming the lives of over nine million military personnel and six million civilians. In order to honor their bravery and sacrifice, the College has organized a yearlong commemoration, incorporating the archives of fellow College students and faculty who gave up their studies to fight in the war.

Men’s rugby gives warm welcome to new head coaches

The Williams Rugby Football Club (WRFC) hired new head coaches for the 2018-2019 school year: Matt Willey and Tim Reisler. They graciously accepted the club’s invitation to take over the leadership and work jointly as co-head coaches to replace outgoing coach Jeremiah “Jerm” Madison.

Sartorial Observer: Jihong Lee ’22

“Jihong, you’re literally the only person I know who can pull off a beret!” Charlotte Hanson ’22 said the moment Jihong Lee ’22, wearing a glimmering black outfit topped with a black beret, entered the Mills-Dennett 2 (MD2) common room on Wednesday night. 
Within MD2, Lee is a style icon. “She manages to find the perfect balance between elegant and cute,” Ruthie Laurence ’22, a member of the entry, said. 
“She always dresses very well,” Shreyas Rajesh ’22, also in MD2, said.

Behind the Uniform: Valerie Turner

This November marks Valerie Turner’s 28th and final year of working as a custodian at the College. Turner, or Val as her friends and students call her, plans on retiring with her husband this spring.

College Council holds semiannual elections

This past week, College Council (CC) conducted its semiannual elections. After initial technical issues with the online BigPulse voting system that required elections to be postponed, the voting period lasted from Friday to Monday.