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.
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.
The 2018 midterm election season has begun in the U.S., and the results of the Nov. 6 general election could have a profound impact on the control of Congress for the next two years and beyond.
Last Saturday, women’s and men’s cross country placed second at the Purple Valley Classic. 13 teams travelled from as far as Ohio to compete in the annual invitational.
“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.
Aaron Schein ’19
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“Aaron has been a huge part of our early season success. Aside from being a steady presence in the back, he’s made some spectacular saves when matches have hung in the balance.
Support the Girls, directed by Andrew Bujalski, is a comedy about what happens when everything goes wrong. The main character, Lisa Conroy (Regina Hall), is the general manager of the highway-side sports bar Double Whammies.
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.
Signs of fall are fast approaching: the Purple Valley has a deeper flush, the Patagonia fleeces are out and the pumpkins have made their annual reappearance in dining halls across campus. But my personal favorite?
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.