New style Instagram features underrepresented student fashions

As digital and social media become increasingly popular forums for sharing and expressing fashion, three students at the College have founded an Instagram account, @styleatwilliams, to feature unique outfits and pieces they observe on campus. BROOKE HOROWITCH/DEPUTY MANAGING EDITOR.

“Axis Mundo” at WCMA displays queer Chicanx art and activism

PHOTO COURTESY OF WCMA/WOMAN’S BUILDING RECORDS AT GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE. Performance artist Judith F. Baca, whose performance Vanity Table is documented above, is one of the artists featured in “Axis Mundo.”

There is a photograph in “Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.,” a new exhibit at the Williams College Museum of Art, of Pauline Oliveros and her performance group ♀ Ensemble.

Williamstown gears up for WTF

Since 1955, the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) has brought classic plays with an innovative twist to the Berkshires every summer. WTF was created in 1954 when Ralph Renzi ’49, the College’s news director, and David C. Bryant, chairman of the College’s drama program, teamed up to turn the Adams Memorial Theater into a summer residence for a theatre company.

Frank Doelger ’75: from Williamstown to Westeros

Frank Doelger ’75, the executive producer of Game of Thrones, studied English at the College and participated in theatre at Oxford. Photo courtesy of Hollywood Reporter

Frank Doelger ’75, executive producer of Game of Thrones, John Adams and Rome, visited the College on Thursday to discuss his path to film and television.

eva henderson talks tattoo art

eva henderson ’19, whose hand tattoo art is shown above, works in a variety of art mediums at the College. Photo courtesy of eva henderson.

Lynn Melchiori of OIT gets creative with Crayola

Lynn Melchiori has authored and illustrated multiple children’s books, including The Adventures of Mimi the Artist. Photo Courtesy of Lynn Melchiori

The atmosphere of the dimly-lit office of Lynn Melchiori, staff member at the Faculty/Staff Support Desk for OIT, does not do its occupant any justice; while the room is dark, she is bright, and while the room is still, she is burning with passion.

“Dragonchild” installation explores musical reparations

Walking into the Spencer Studio Art Building on Sunday afternoon, I initially looked around, puzzled, not sure where to find the cryptic sound installation I was searching for. My confusion did not last for long, however, as I began to notice a low rumbling noise emanating from down the hallway. 

Following signs printed with arrows on the walls and noticing the sound growing louder, I found my way to Spencer 112, where the artist – D. A. Mekonnen – was stationed outside.