“I feel like a lot of people think that the only places that exist in real life are New York, Massachusetts and California,” said Maximillian Peters ’23, one of the two current Ephs from South Dakota. “And when it comes to places like South Dakota, on the rare occasions they contemplate their existence, it’s always in the abstract. But actually, people live there!”
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 on campus, willing to be interviewed and not a member of the Record board, that person becomes the subject of our weekly interview. For this week, the computer (using a very simple script in R) chose Scott Fineberg ’22.
A blaring voice closes the library at 2:30 a.m. every weeknight and at 10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. The ‘nerd bell’ first says, “The library closes in 30 minutes.” Then, it rings out, “The library closes in 15 minutes.” Finally, the nerd bell proclaims, “The library is now closed.”
Locked in a cabinet on the top floor of Thompson Biology sit two taxidermized birds, perched beneath protective glass. They’re passenger pigeons, relics of a species gone extinct over a century ago. And they’re not alone.
Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College. So long as the owner of the selected unix is on campus, willing to be interviewed and not a member of the Record board, that person becomes the subject of that week’s One in Two Thousand. This week, the computer (using a very simple script in R) chose Natalie Jean-Michel ’23.
For decades, St. Patrick’s High School has graduated students who have broken world records and won Olympic gold models in running. This powerhouse high school, located in Iten, Kenya, has also sent students to universities across the United States with scholarships to run in NCAA teams.
This past Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras, Mission Park Dining Hall held a themed dinner to celebrate the holiday.
A good friend of Ana Sofia Roldan ’23 called her without warning one night during fall semester. “‘Hi, I have an extra ticket to see Hiatus Kaiyote’ — our mutually favorite band — ‘in New York. It’s tonight. We leave in an hour,’” Roldan recalled her friend saying.
Andrew Quinn ’13 did not plan on becoming a speechwriter to one of the country’s most powerful and controversial politicians when he graduated from the College seven years ago with a degree in political science. But today, he works for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as chief speechwriter and strategic communications director.
RUSSELL BLAKEY/THE WILLIAMS RECORD Podcasters Onder Kilinc ’23 and Harun Curak ’23 pose in their entry. Three weeks ago, Harun Curak ’23 and Onder Kilinc ’23 launched Cultures of Williams, a podcast dedicated to telling the stories of international students on campus.