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With the in-person semester completed, the campus is now home to only 157 students. (Kevin Yang/The Williams Record)

On-campus holdouts confront a newly emptied campus

Joey Fox and Kit Conklin December 9, 2020

With the in-person semester completed, the campus is now home to only 157 students. (Kevin Yang/The Williams Record) On the weekend before Thanksgiving, the College was a flurry of packing...

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Record survey projects increase in on-campus enrollment for spring semester

Joey Fox November 25, 2020
Eighty-two percent of the survey’s 725 respondents said they plan on enrolling in person next semester.
Korean Garden will soon move to Colonial Plaza in Williamstown after more than four years in North Adams. (Joey Fox/The Williams Record)

Korean Garden moves to new Williamstown location

Joey Fox November 18, 2020

Korean Garden will soon move to Colonial Plaza in Williamstown after more than four years in North Adams. (Joey Fox/The Williams Record) Korean Garden, long a staple of Korean fare in northern Berkshire...

After four Cello Shots, College goes wild

After four Cello Shots, College goes wild

Joey Fox November 18, 2020

The cello ensemble Cello Shots — including, from left, Nat Davidson ’22, Esther Kim ’23 and Michael Fallon ’24 — held their fall semester concert remotely last week. (Joey Fox/The Williams Record.) Ten...

Once again, Berkshire County incumbents run unopposed

Once again, Berkshire County incumbents run unopposed

Joey Fox November 3, 2020

(Visual by Joey Fox. All photos courtesy of the Massachusetts General Court and the United States Congress.) Today marks the end of voting in the 2020 general election, and with it comes the end of...

This Halloween, the masks aren’t just for costumes

This Halloween, the masks aren’t just for costumes

Joey Fox October 28, 2020

All Campus Entertainment (ACE) organized a pumpkin-carving contest, which featured over 20 pumpkins. (Joey Fox/The Williams Record) It’s been a scary year, but with Halloween just around the corner,...

How’s remote learning going? For most remote students, pretty well.

How’s remote learning going? For most remote students, pretty well.

Joey Fox October 21, 2020

(Visual by Rachel Buccalo/The Williams Record.) The structure of an in-person fall semester has generated a split among students, one that has affected academics, athletics, extracurriculars and the...

Newly-formed COVID ad hoc committee deliberates on campus guidelines

Newly-formed COVID ad hoc committee deliberates on campus guidelines

Joey Fox September 30, 2020

With the College’s self-imposed deadline for reconsidering its COVID-19 policies arriving tomorrow, members of the administration and the newly formed ad hoc committee on COVID and campus life policies...

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Some professors originally listed their classes as hybrid. Now, they’re fully remote.

Joey Fox September 23, 2020

Joey Fox/The Williams Record According to data provided by Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom, 55.1 percent of all classes at the College this semester are currently listed as remote, while 40.5...

Three students on campus have tested positive for COVID-19, leading their close contacts to be moved to quarantine housing. (Annie Lu/The Williams Record)

Three positive cases represent first test of College’s isolation procedures

Joey Fox September 16, 2020

Three students on campus have tested positive for COVID-19, leading their close contacts to be moved to quarantine housing. (Annie Lu/The Williams Record) For most students on campus, the first full...

Incumbents win competitive Massachusetts primaries

Incumbents win competitive Massachusetts primaries

Joey Fox September 1, 2020

(Graphics by Joey Fox.) After a long and turbulent primary season, two incumbents representing Western Massachusetts — Democratic Sen. Ed Markey and Democratic Rep. Richard Neal — were re-nominated...

College libraries prepare for fall semester

College libraries prepare for fall semester

Joey Fox and Jackson Hartigan July 7, 2020

Campus in the fall will no doubt be a dramatically different place for those who return, with social distancing restrictions, hybrid or all-remote classes and countless other changes. But despite the...

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