The Williams Record

This week in Williams history: War strikes, property damage, JRC approval, residence robbery

This week in Williams history: War strikes, property damage, JRC approval, residence robbery

Amina Naidjate April 20, 2022
This week in history, the College dealt with property damage from a party, green-lit the construction of the Jewish Religious Center, responded to war in Southeast Asia, and investigated a thousand-dollar heist at Susie Hopkins.
This Week in Williams History:  First female dean, Rock Fan removal, Paresky grand opening

This Week in Williams History: First female dean, Rock Fan removal, Paresky grand opening

Bellamy Richardson and Lucy Walker February 9, 2022
This week in history, the College appointed its first female dean, removed the infamous Rock Fan from in front of Chapin Hall, and debuted the Paresky Center.
This week in Williams history: Stolen computer, PeopleSoft, bookstore plans

This week in Williams history: Stolen computer, PeopleSoft, bookstore plans

Bellamy Richardson, Lindsay Wang, and Justin Zen December 8, 2021
This week in history, the College suspended a student for stealing a computer, launched its new PeopleSoft system, and received support for its own bookstore.
This week in Williams history: Radiation hoaxes, the Bacchus Club, and noxious fumes

This week in Williams history: Radiation hoaxes, the Bacchus Club, and noxious fumes

Dover Sikes November 3, 2021
“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, the College dealt with radiation hoaxes, an out-of-control party, and noxious fumes.
This week in Williams history: Mission arson, Coming Out Week, fecal cleanups

This week in Williams history: Mission arson, Coming Out Week, fecal cleanups

Bellamy Richardson, Lindsay Wang, and Justin Zen October 20, 2021
“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, the College dealt with an act of arson in the Mission parking lot, celebrated National Coming Out Week, and cleaned up a series of bio-crimes.
This Week in Williams History: Frat reforms, library flasher, Forbert concert, Noam Chomsky

This Week in Williams History: Frat reforms, library flasher, Forbert concert, Noam Chomsky

Bellamy Richardson September 22, 2021
“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, Phi Delta Theta became the last fraternity on campus to end overtly racist and antisemitic fraternity rushing practices, an alleged flasher was chased by police outside Sawyer library, and Noam Chomsky visited the College.
This Week in Williams History: Vietnam, dance marathons, and microcomputers

This Week in Williams History: Vietnam, dance marathons, and microcomputers

Dover Sikes April 14, 2021
“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, the College dealt with draft deferment, hosted dance marathons, and invested in computer technology.
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...

This Week in Williams History: President Taft, Pink Floyd, ‘lice condoms’

This Week in Williams History: President Taft, Pink Floyd, ‘lice condoms’

Kiara Royer November 18, 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, three guests visited the College:...

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