The Williams Record

Answers to your questions about spring semester changes

Answers to your questions about spring semester changes
Tali Natter, Saud Afzal, and Annie Lu January 20, 2021
In light of the recent email from Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom to students, faculty, and staff, the Record compiled a list of answers to reader-submitted questions regarding plans for the spring semester.

Student musicians and a cappella groups record and release albums

Student musicians and a cappella groups record and release albums
Tali Natter, Executive Editor for Arts December 9, 2020
Four recently released albums recorded and edited by students at the College.

Jacob’s Pillow theatre, site of college dance collaborations, destroyed in fire

Jacob’s Pillow theatre, site of college dance collaborations, destroyed in fire
Tali Natter, Executive Editor for Arts December 9, 2020

Kusika, the College’s African Dance group, performing at the 2014 Inside/Outside series at Jacob’s Pillow. (Photo courtesy of Jamie Kraus/Jacob’s Pillow Dance.) On Nov. 17, the Doris Duke Theatre...

David Fincher’s MANK is a political story disguised as an historical Hollywood drama

David Fincher’s MANK is a political story disguised as an historical Hollywood drama
Tharini Prakash December 9, 2020

David Fincher’s latest venture MANK, a black and white historical recreation chronicling the writing of Citizen Kane, is a thoughtfully crafted and refreshing departure from the usually bleak and cool-toned...

Comic

Olivia Winters December 2, 2020

Artist Otherwise Known As: Helene Ryu ’22

Artist Otherwise Known As: Helene Ryu ’22
Nigel Jaffe, Executive Editor for Data November 18, 2020

Helene Ryu ’22 has recently started experimenting with themes of intimacy in relation to others. (Photo courtesy of Helene Ryu ’22.) I don’t recall exactly how my view of Helene Ryu ’22 changed...

Star Choir: Phase 1 Brings a Panel of Experts to Create Art out of Science

Star Choir: Phase 1 Brings a Panel of Experts to Create Art out of Science
Erin Barry November 18, 2020

“In a time when Earth is no longer habitable, a band of humans attempt to colonize Planet 85K: Aurora.” This is how the description for Star Choir, Phase 1: Dialogue begins. “A performance for...

‘Trivial’ promises innovative digital performance

'Trivial' promises innovative digital performance
Isabel Williams November 13, 2020

The actors, director, and stage manager at rehearsal for the student written play Trivial. (Photo courtesy of Shizah Kashif '24.) Trivial, a new Cap & Bells production which premieres Friday, Nov....

­The Pick-Up Pop-Up Bookshop: A visual suspension of the new coronavirus reality

­The Pick-Up Pop-Up Bookshop: A visual suspension of the new coronavirus reality
Ella Napack November 11, 2020

The new art installation and book pick-up in the lobby of Images on Spring Street. (Photo courtesy of Stacy Cochran.) “It’s almost a single freeze frame of a movie. It’s a space, cast with characters....

Voting Rights Embroidery: Emily Bleiberg ’22 encourages voting through embroidery fundraiser

Voting Rights Embroidery: Emily Bleiberg ’22 encourages voting through embroidery fundraiser
Kevin Weng November 4, 2020

Emily Bleiberg '22 embroiders pouches to raise money for the ACLU Voting Rights Project (Photo courtesy of Emily Bleiberg '22.) With the recent national presidential election, the subject of voting...

‘Lock Them Up’: Students install political art outside Chapin

‘Lock Them Up’: Students install political art outside Chapin
Ella Napack November 4, 2020

Crystal Ma '21 and Kester Messan-Hilla '21 created a live experimental poster installation of Trump and his family, each individually titled “Lock Him Up” or “Lock Her Up.” (Photo courtesy of...

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