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This semester in Williams history

This semester in Williams history
Bellamy Richardson and Jacob Posner December 9, 2020
For the sake of posterity, and to provide a chance to reflect, the Record put together a recap of its coverage during this unusual semester.

One in Two Thousand: Ryan Savarie ’23

One in Two Thousand: Ryan Savarie ’23
Kitt Urdang December 9, 2020

Photo courtesy of Ryan Savarie. 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...

Williams Undergraduate Research Journal aims to share interdisciplinary work

Williams Undergraduate Research Journal aims to share interdisciplinary work
Molly Fraser December 9, 2020

WURJ is launching this year to showcase student research across all three academic divisions. (Graphic by Devika Goel.) The Williams Undergraduate Research Journal (WURJ) is launching this...

For Devon Parfait ’22, future chief of Louisiana Native American tribe, geosciences is personal

For Devon Parfait ’22, future chief of Louisiana Native American tribe, geosciences is personal
Ronan O'Connor December 9, 2020

As future chief of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, located in Louisiana, Devon Parfait ’22 regularly contemplates problems facing his tribal community such as coastal land...

In virtual format, annual ‘Rein-Pet’ Parade marches on

In virtual format, annual ‘Rein-Pet’ Parade marches on
Grady Short December 9, 2020

Every December, the Williamstown Holiday Walk ushers in the holiday season with a wide variety of events, which last year ranged from a tag sale to a screening of Elf. The centerpiece of it all, and my...

Spotlight on Research: Anjuli Raza Kolb examines history of calling Islamism a ‘virus,’ ‘contagion’

Spotlight on Research: Anjuli Raza Kolb examines history of calling Islamism a ‘virus,’ ‘contagion’
Allison Geis December 9, 2020

Having written the book pre-pandemic, Professor of English Anjuli Raza Kolb said that it is suddenly about "the thing that's happening all around us." (Photo courtesy of Anjuli Raza Kolb.) Even before...

Ephs share stories from staffing campaigns in battleground states

Ephs share stories from staffing campaigns in battleground states
Jack McGovern December 9, 2020

In the middle of their careers at the College, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of students made a choice this fall to drastically uproot their lives in order to work as campaign staffers...

Packing up and saying goodbye: A dorm-room photo series

Packing up and saying goodbye: A dorm-room photo series
Irene Loewenson November 25, 2020

https://williamsrecord.com/snowball/packing-up-and-saying-goodbye-a-dorm-room-photo-series/

This Week in Williams History: Malaria drugs, ‘manly toiletries’ and Ralph Nader

This Week in Williams History: Malaria drugs, ‘manly toiletries’ and Ralph Nader
Kiara Royer November 25, 2020

“This Week in Williams History” is a column dedicated to looking back at memorable moments in the College’s past through articles in the Record. This week in history, a Williams alum announced...

Intent to enroll: How six students are making their decision for the spring

Intent to enroll: How six students are making their decision for the spring
Hikaru Wakeel and Devika Goel November 25, 2020

As an unparalleled fall semester concludes, the Dec. 1 deadline for students to decide their enrollment status for the spring semester draws closer. In anticipation of the deadline, the Record interviewed...

Student-led summer initiatives continue to give back to the Williamstown community

Student-led summer initiatives continue to give back to the Williamstown community
Allison Geis and Caitlin Han November 25, 2020

Emily Tibbetts ’20 and Eliza Bower ’20 of Williams for Williamstown (W4W) deliver food from the Purple Pub in Williamstown to Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) in Pittsfield. (Photo courtesy of Eliza...

One in Two Thousand: Raquel ‘Rocky’ Livingston ’21

One in Two Thousand: Raquel ‘Rocky’ Livingston ’21
Irene Loewenson November 25, 2020

Photo courtesy of Raquel Livingston. 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...

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