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‘Bunnalupe,’ ‘Shadeball’ and ‘Tray jumping’: Alums recount ‘meaningless’ athletic achievements

‘Bunnalupe,’ ‘Shadeball’ and ‘Tray jumping’: Alums recount ‘meaningless’ athletic achievements

Rebecca Tauber December 9, 2020

The “You know you went to Williams College if…” Facebook group typically consists of alums posting pictures of College ephemera, children decked out in Williams gear and evocative purple and yellow...

Two students, one staff member test positive on Tuesday; 15 students enter quarantine

Two students, one staff member test positive on Tuesday; 15 students enter quarantine

Rebecca Tauber November 22, 2020

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, two students and one staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were the first positives since Oct. 28, and as of publication, bring the total number of student, faculty...

On-campus students, faculty and staff came together to honor Ronningen in a memorial service on Paresky lawn. (Rebecca Tauber/The Williams Record.)

College mourns death of Jackson Ronningen ’24

Rebecca Tauber and Annie Lu November 11, 2020

On-campus students, faculty and staff came together to honor Ronningen in a memorial service on Paresky lawn. (Rebecca Tauber/The Williams Record.) Last Sunday, members of the College community came...

The College switched two students to remote status for violating COVID rules. Now, one has returned to campus.

The College switched two students to remote status for violating COVID rules. Now, one has returned to campus.

Arrington Luck and Rebecca Tauber September 30, 2020

When a Junior Advisor (JA) moved back to campus in late August, they thought they had followed the College’s rules for the five- to seven-day in-room quarantine the College required each student to...

One in Two Thousand: Rosa Kirk-Davidoff ’21

One in Two Thousand: Rosa Kirk-Davidoff ’21

Rebecca Tauber September 30, 2020

Rebecca Tauber/The Williams Record Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College for our One in Two Thousand feature. As long as the owner of a selected unix...

Admission yield remains normal despite pandemic

Admission yield remains normal despite pandemic

Rebecca Tauber June 16, 2020

Despite uncertainty surrounding the next academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the yield of students admitted to the Class of 2024 was 46 percent, similar to previous years. The matriculating class’...

Four Years through the Headlines: Capturing the Class of 2020’s experience

Four Years through the Headlines: Capturing the Class of 2020’s experience

Jeongyoon Han and Rebecca Tauber May 23, 2020

Members of the Class of 2020 have seen two United States presidents, three College presidents and two different forms of student government during their four years at the College. They’ve celebrated...

IOIT: Nation's largest public four-year university system announces classes online this fall

IOIT: Nation’s largest public four-year university system announces classes online this fall

Rebecca Tauber May 13, 2020

San Diego State University is one of the universities that will be holding most courses online in the fall, following the California State University system's announcement yesterday. (Photo courtesy of...

What to know about the administration’s proposed options for the fall semester

What to know about the administration’s proposed options for the fall semester

Rebecca Tauber May 6, 2020

This chart, which spans four pages in a memo sent to faculty last week, considers each potential option for the fall semester through different lenses. (Photo from the academic continuity planning memo.) The...

(Jeongyoon Han/The Williams Record)

College announces no virtual commencement, postponement of 2020 ceremony to undetermined future date

Rebecca Tauber April 29, 2020

Members of the class of 2020 will have to wait until at least next year to participate in postponed in-person commencement ceremonies. (Jeongyoon Han/The Williams Record) Yesterday, the College announced...

One in Two Thousand: Georgia Ganser '22

One in Two Thousand: Georgia Ganser ’22

Rebecca Tauber April 15, 2020

Photo courtesy of Georgia Ganser. We randomly select unixes from a list of all current students at the College for our weekly One in Two Thousand. So long as the owner of a selected unix is willing...

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