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Teach It Forward campaign concludes, raises $707 million for College priorities

Teach It Forward campaign concludes, raises $707 million for College priorities
Lydia Duan September 11, 2019

On June 30, the College’s Teach It Forward (TIF) campaign ended, having raised $707 million and engaged more than 87 percent of current alumni.  TIF, which began development in 2013, had...

Black activist mothers from Chicago to discuss love, justice

Holmes, Wells and other activist mothers stand before a banner in Colombia that reads, “Who feels for our dead? May the mothers’ pain transcend borders.” PHOTO COURTESY OF GLOBAL NETWORK OF  MOTHERS IN RESISTANCE.
Kaira Mediratta and Lydia Duan April 17, 2019

Holmes, Wells and other activist mothers stand before a banner in Colombia that reads, “Who feels for our dead? May the mothers’ pain transcend borders.” PHOTO COURTESY OF GLOBAL NETWORK OF MOTHERS...

Asian American studies movement rekindles “Williams Doesn’t Teach Me” campaign

The photo campaign referenced AAS courses offered by peer institutions. SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR
Lydia Duan March 13, 2019

The photo campaign referenced AAS courses offered by peer institutions. SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR Student activists organized a photo campaign last Friday as part of the ongoing Asian American...

Eileen Myles poetry reading brings humor, heart to Brooks-Rogers

Eileen Myles poetry reading brings humor, heart to Brooks-Rogers
Lydia Duan March 6, 2019

SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR “I guess I’m an art writer and poet tonight,” deadpanned Eileen Myles, before breaking into a wide grin for a packed house in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall last Thursday....

CLiA coordinates three paid professional development programs with local schools

CLiA coordinates three paid professional development programs with local schools
Lydia Duan February 27, 2019

The Center for Learning in Action (CLiA) is coordinating three paid professional development opportunities for the College’s CLiA Education Fellows over the regional school district’s February break...

Mandel recounts academic and personal journey to the College

Mandel, pictured with Elizabeth Bigham ’21 and William Conyers ’21, can be found interacting with students throughout campus. 
Julia Cassell/Staff Photographer
Jeongyoon Han and Lydia Duan December 5, 2018

At Purple Rain’s concert last Saturday, a sea of students, faculty and parents serenaded President of the College Maud Mandel for her “almost half-birthday.” As the mini half-birthday celebration...

One in Two Thousand: Delsa Lopez ’21

Sophia Shin/Photo Editor
Lydia Duan November 14, 2018

I first met Delsa through Exploring the Arts during First Days. Everything about her – from her bold lipstick to her buoyant energy – had me thinking, “This is someone I want to get to know.”...

BFAIR bridges gaps in community

BFAIR bridges gaps in community
Lydia Duan November 7, 2018

The Berkshire Family and Individual Resources (BFAIR) agency wears many hats, but at its core, BFAIR provides resources and creates spaces for neurodiverse individuals to be empowered. The larger aspects...

Behind the Uniform: Melinda Diaz

SOPHIA SHIN/PHOTO EDITOR
Melinda Diaz has worked at the Williams Bookstore for the past year.
September 19, 2018

From exchanging textbooks to sitting down for a latte, students regularly engage with the Williams Bookstore. Staff who work to keep the shop running smoothly include Melinda Diaz, an Idaho native who...

One in Two Thousand: Robbie Rock ’20

KATIE BRULE/PHOTO EDITOR
September 19, 2018

I first met Robbie through our mutual friend, Natalie Newton ’20, and I was thrilled to have met another tea aficionado. Upon parting ways from that first encounter, Robbie told me, “I’ll sacrifice...

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