Students attend CC meeting dressed as Papa Smurf after cartoon character elected

During the College Council (CC) elections last week, Papa Smurf received nine write-in votes for the class of 2021 representative – more votes than three of the students actually elected. In response, some students drafted a resolution that CC ultimately passed, outlined a “Blue New Deal” – which did not pass – and dressed up as Papa Smurf for the first CC meeting.

Combatting marginalization: the necessity of collective action

Like many students here, my background has been heavily influenced by the axes of marginalization that have been placed upon me. Attending a school like Williams was something I had never thought could be attainable to me or to people who have experienced similar life circumstances and barriers.

Graffiti of neo-Nazi group name found on light pole

The name of a neo-Nazi and white supremacist group was found written on a pole between Hollander Hall and Sawyer Library last weekend. Administrators say that the vandalism is being investigated as a possible bias incident, although the motivation behind it remains unknown.