The Williams Record

Letter from the Editor: Old commitments and new beginnings

Letter from the Editor: Old commitments and new beginnings

Ella Marx January 25, 2023
In a letter to the Williams community, Editor in Chief Ella Marx '24 reaffirms the Record's long-standing values, while describing her vision for the future.
The College needs to prioritize student-run performing arts

The College needs to prioritize student-run performing arts

Shoshie Hemley January 25, 2023
In an op-ed, Shoshie Hemley '25 argues for more support for student-run performing arts groups on campus.
Kpomthe’nã Mã’eekanik: We are walking on the lands of the Mohican

Kpomthe’nã Mã’eekanik: We are walking on the lands of the Mohican

Williams Student Union January 25, 2023
In an op-ed, the Williams Student Union highlights the importance of their "Written in Stone" initiative.
In an era of national political dysfunction, choose community engagement

In an era of national political dysfunction, choose community engagement

Nelson Del Tufo January 25, 2023
In an op-ed, Nelson Del Tufo '25 relates the speaker of the House fight to the importance of local community action.
Cut less, consult more: The College should rethink student employment cuts

Cut less, consult more: The College should rethink student employment cuts

Editorial Board December 7, 2022
The Record Editorial Board argues that the College should reconsider student employment cuts.
Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois and the history of activism in the Berkshires

Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois and the history of activism in the Berkshires

Charlotte Kiechel December 7, 2022
In an op-ed, Professor Charlotte Kiechel ’12 discusses the history of W.E.B. Du Bois’s activism and how it relates to the College’s present struggle with racial justice.
A vehicle for institutional inequality: The College’s lack of transportation options needs to be addressed

A vehicle for institutional inequality: The College’s lack of transportation options needs to be addressed

Hamza Woodson December 7, 2022
In an op-ed, Hamza Woodson ’25 argues that the College needs to make transportation more accessible for all students.
Cutting student employment at local educational institutions harms the community

Cutting student employment at local educational institutions harms the community

Amy Sosne December 7, 2022
In an op-ed, Amy Sosne ’05 from the Center for Learning in Action outlines the necessity of community engagement jobs in response to proposed student employment cuts.
The new Ephelia. Photo courtesy of identity.williams.edu.

Dear Ephelia

Ephelia Ephelia December 7, 2022
In this edition of Dear Ephelia, Ephelia discusses crushes, content recommendations, laundry, and finals.
The urgency of combating antisemitism: A timeline of recent hateful events

The urgency of combating antisemitism: A timeline of recent hateful events

Oscar Nobel November 30, 2022
In an op-ed, Oscar Nobel ’25 discusses recent acts of antisemitism throughout the United States and urges the College community to take action in response.
Chaplains’ Corner: Peace as an act of resistance against hatred

Chaplains’ Corner: Peace as an act of resistance against hatred

Valerie Bailey November 30, 2022
In this edition of “Chaplains’ Corner,” Rev. Valerie Bailey Fischer discusses hate crimes and argues for us to internalize the holiday message of peace on earth.
The College should take steps to rectify past and current colonial displacement

The College should take steps to rectify past and current colonial displacement

Zia Saylor November 30, 2022
In an op-ed, Zia Saylor ’23 discusses colonialist ties to the College in the context of the recent Thanksgiving.
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