Raveena Aurora discusses music, creative process, identity

PHILLIP PYLE/ARTS EDITOR Asian American Students in Action brought Raveena to Goodrich for an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month kickoff concert. R&B singer Raveena Aurora and rapper Rocky Rivera put on a transformative concert  to kick off Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month at the College last Friday night in Goodrich Hall.

WCMA moves to Spring Street for the summer

ANIAH PRICE/PHOTO EDITOR 76 Spring Street, formerly Lickety Split, will house WCMA for the summer as Lawrence Hall undergoes renovation. Art will replace ice cream this summer as the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) moves to 76 Spring Street, the former address of Lickety Split.

“Us”: students react

Last Thursday, ACE held a screening of Jordan Peele’s hotly anticipated film “Us.” After the film, I spoke with students about their reactions.

Jay Corey, videographer, films the College in a new light

Director of Videography Jay Corey pursues inventive and creative projects about College life, including the “Shot a Day” initiative. Photo: Aniah Price, Photo Editor

“It makes you have to think creatively about every single shot,” Jay Corey told me as he turned his iMac screen towards me.

Howard Garbarsky: man, myth, monitor, screenwriter

Gym monitor Howard Garbarsky began working at the College while at studying at MCLA to write his screenplay, “The Atomic Voles.”

Most students’ interactions with Athletic Facility Monitor Howard Garbarsky consist of a quick “thank you” when entering Lasell Gym or a jog back to the front desk for a forgotten swipe. When not scaring swipe-forgetters with his shrill whistle, Howard spends his time writing screenplays composing poetry and taking photos.

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


“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. They threw back their shoulders, chuckled and dove into their reading. 

Myles has written more than 20 volumes of poetry, fiction and nonfiction.