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Chaplains offer spiritual advice for those on the go

Chaplains offer spiritual  advice for those on the go
Luke Valadie November 6, 2019

The chaplains can sometimes be found at the advice booth outside Paresky, where wisdom comes cheap. (Nigel Jaffe/The Williams Record) In order to find spiritual guidance, many people head to a local...

Hot Sauce Club brings the heat at inaugural event

Hot Sauce Club brings the heat at inaugural event
Luke Valadie October 23, 2019

At the Hot Sauce Club’s first event on Oct. 16, students tested their tolerance for various sauces. (Nicky Wu/The Williams Record) Hot sauces of all varieties are ubiquitous at the College. In fact,...

Esports create campus community

Esports create campus community
Luke Valadie October 2, 2019

Esports, or competitive video gaming, have skyrocketed in popularity over the past decade, with more gamers than ever flooding the industry’s tournaments. Many students on campus have joined the craze,...

Students create alternative note-taking app

Students create alternative note-taking app
Luke Valadie September 25, 2019

Davey Morse ’22, along with several other students, is developing Plexus, an app for taking notes digitally using concept maps. (Photo courtesy of Davey Morse) For most students at the College, note-taking...

It’s a whole new ballgame: Baseball starts new season strong

 The Ephs traveled to Florida for spring break and compiled a 12-1 record to start their season. The men upset No. 16 Johns Hopkins on March 22. Photo courtesy of Sports Information.
Luke Valadie April 10, 2019

The Ephs traveled to Florida for spring break and compiled a 12-1 record to start their season. The men upset No. 16 Johns Hopkins on March 22. Photo courtesy of Sports Information. After struggling...

Bernie Rhie leads Zen workshop

Bernie Rhie leads Zen workshop
Luke Valadie March 6, 2019

On Tuesday evenings, most students at the College are knee-deep in work at Sawyer or Schow. Even so, it is not uncommon for the meditation room in the basement of Thompson Memorial Chapel to be filled...

Spotlight on Research: José Constantine balances academia, advocacy

Spotlight on Research: José Constantine balances  academia, advocacy
Luke Valadie February 20, 2019

Constantine, assistant professor of geosciences, researches how rivers interact with surrounding landscapes. SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR Students at the College hear plenty about their professors’...

“First Man” depicts an American hero, avoids trapfalls of trite patriotism

Luke Valadie November 14, 2018

First Man, playing at Images Cinema through tomorrow, is the first of Damien Chazelle’s major films that isn’t centered around music. La La Land was a musical about performers in Los Angeles, while...

Reconsidering heavy reading loads: The potential benefits of assigning less reading

Reconsidering heavy reading loads: The potential benefits of assigning less reading
Luke Valadie November 14, 2018

In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have taken three seminars in my first semester at the College. I got a bit overzealous in planning my classes, and might have taken on more reading than a person would...

“Halloween” packs theater, remains just as popular on 40th anniversary

PHOTO COURTESY OF NERDIST.COM
Halloween tells the story of a serial killer as he stalks and kills teenage babysitters on Halloween night.
Luke Valadie October 24, 2018

Rebooting classic film franchises has been a Hollywood staple for years, and the Halloween series is about to receive this treatment, with a critically acclaimed sequel on the verge of release. The line...

On free speech: Developing guidelines for campus democracy

Luke Valadie September 26, 2018

Controversial guest speakers have been hot topics on college campuses for years now. It’s been two years since former President of the College Adam Falk made national headlines for, in his own words,...

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