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Vote Bernie Sanders: The case for the Vermont senator

Vote Bernie Sanders: The case for the Vermont senator

Nicholas Goldrosen March 11, 2020

I’ll be upfront — I’m asking you, if you have yet to vote in your state’s Democratic primary, to do so and to vote for Senator Bernie Sanders. Here’s a quick case for why.  I believe...

Three Pillars or new ironic columns? Why splintering student government is not the answer

Three Pillars or new ironic columns? Why splintering student government is not the answer

Nicholas Goldrosen February 12, 2020

Behind Lawrence Hall and the Williams College Museum of Art stand the “ironic columns,” so named because their Ionic capitals in truth support nothing but the air above them. With the Task Force on...

A letter from the editor: Why town and gown matter

A letter from the editor: Why town and gown matter

Nicholas Goldrosen December 6, 2019

I remember, when I first found out about Williams College, wondering whether the town was named after the College or the College after the town; I later found out that Ephraim Williams, in a display...

Interim Catholic ministry takes shape

Interim Catholic ministry takes shape

Nicholas Goldrosen November 20, 2019

Chaplain to the College and Protestant Chaplain Rev. Valerie Bailey Fischer recently announced interim arrangements for the College’s Catholic ministry, following the departure of former Catholic Chaplain...

Tracey Benson lectures on  unconscious bias in schools

Tracey Benson lectures on unconscious bias in schools

Nicholas Goldrosen November 6, 2019

Tracey Benson spoke at the College last Wednesday on the implicit racial biases present in schools.(Nicky Wu/The Williams Record.) Tracey Benson, an assistant professor of educational leadership at...

Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass to retire in June

Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass to retire in June

Nicholas Goldrosen October 23, 2019

Steve Klass plans to retire in June after 13 years at the College. (Nicky Wu/The Williams Record). President Maud S. Mandel announced to the campus community on Monday that Vice President for Campus...

Denise Buell leaves role as dean of faculty

Denise Buell leaves role as dean of faculty

Nicholas Goldrosen October 23, 2019

Dean of the Faculty Denise Buell will leave her post in June. (Photo courtesy of Williams College.) Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Religion Denise Buell will step down from the dean’s...

Williamstown's new police station opened this July on Simonds Rd., with substantial funding from the College. William Newton/Managing Editor.

College helps fund new Williamstown police station

Nicholas Goldrosen September 18, 2019

Williamstown's new police station opened this July on Simonds Rd. William Newton/Managing Editor. Williamstown’s new police station on Simonds Road opened for operation in July, made possible in...

College resolves federal investigation of antisemitism in WIFI registration

College resolves federal investigation of antisemitism in WIFI registration

Nicholas Goldrosen September 11, 2019

  The College entered into a resolution agreement with the United States Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) on July 3 to resolve a complaint filed against the College alleging...

DOE Office of Civil Rights investigates College's alleged Title IX violation in discipline case

DOE Office of Civil Rights investigates College’s alleged Title IX violation in discipline case

Nicholas Goldrosen September 11, 2019

The United States Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) opened an investigation on June 19 into the College for alleged violations of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972,...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Nicholas Goldrosen September 11, 2019

We at the Record are thrilled to begin another semester in the Purple Valley, and I am personally grateful to have this opportunity to address our readership at the beginning of my time as editor-in-chief....

Two in Two Thousand: Tesnim Zekeria ’19 and Rachel Scharf ’19

Two in Two Thousand: Tesnim Zekeria ’19 and Rachel Scharf ’19

Danny Jin and Nicholas Goldrosen May 8, 2019

SARAH SUTTON/PHOTO EDITOR Tesnim Zekeria ’19 and Rachel Scharf ’19 served as editors-in-chief of the Record in 2018. We sat down with them to discuss their newfound free time, the value of the...

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