Chris Mason to be inducted into Western Mass. Hall of Fame

Mason served as head coach of women’s lacrosse from 1980 to 2017.  She coached 34 All-Americans during her 33 seasons at the College. Photo courtesy of Sports Information

Long-time women’s lacrosse head coach Chris Mason is travelling to Springfield, Mass., today to be inducted into the Western Mass.

Six faculty members receive tenure

Six faculty members from various departments will be promoted to the position of associate professor with tenure effective July 1. The Board of Trustees voted on Jan.

Summer earnings requirement reduced

In its Jan. 2 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved a proposal allowing all students on financial aid to eliminate the summer earnings contribution for one summer of their choice.

Sports Shorts: Winter Season Updates


Overall Record: 16-2

NESCAC: 4-1 (T-1st)

Men’s basketball opened its season with 15 consecutive wins, a program record, before falling to Amherst on Jan.

Graffiti naming neo-Nazi group found in Thompson Hall

The name of a neo-Nazi and white supremacist group was written several times on a whiteboard in Thompson Hall this weekend. According to an all-campus email sent by Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass, Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Leticia S.E. Haynes ’99, the graffiti was reported by a student to the College, and the responsible party is still unknown.

Instagram account brings new perspective to same view

Rebecca Van Pamel ’19 has posted a photo taken from the same spot near Paresky each day since October. Sophia Shin/Photo Editor

Standing on the steps outside Paresky, we all see the same view: a white church framed against the picturesque Berkshire mountains and Williamstown sky.