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Editorial: College guidelines on parties, and CSS enforcement of them, imply control, not safety

Editorial: College guidelines on parties, and CSS enforcement of them, imply control, not safety

Editorial Board October 20, 2021
CSS officers should not be in student dorms unprompted, the Record board writes. Monitoring students in their living spaces violates the only real sphere of privacy they have on a small, residential campus.
Respect Dining staff

Respect Dining staff

Lee Benzinger October 20, 2021
Lee Benzinger ’24 calls on students to stop disrespecting dining staff by blaming them for perceived low food quality and by not cleaning up after themselves at meals.
What the ‘labor shortage’ really means, and what you can do about it

What the ‘labor shortage’ really means, and what you can do about it

Justin Piccininni October 20, 2021
Justin Piccininni ’24 urges students to publicly pressure the College to improve wages for dining staff, arguing that the College is likely to listen if student dissent threatens its reputation and prestige.
The struggles of following a special diet at the College

The struggles of following a special diet at the College

Isabel Williams October 6, 2021
Isabel Williams ’24, describing her stressful dining experience at the College as a person with celiac disease who is restricted to a gluten-free diet, calls on the College to expand dining options for students with dietary restrictions.
Responding to Malhotra on COVID: What we owe each other

Responding to Malhotra on COVID: What we owe each other

Jaden Block October 6, 2021
Jaden Block ’24 writes to critique the Sept. 29 op-ed by Niko Malhotra ’24 about the responsibilities of the vaccinated towards the unvaccinated. Block argues that public health is still at risk despite widespread vaccine availability and that vaccinated people consequently must continue to follow COVID regulations.
Chaplains Corner: To be a sophomore in a pandemic

Chaplains’ Corner: To be a sophomore in a pandemic

Valerie Bailey October 6, 2021
The Rev. Valerie Bailey Fischer recognizes the challenges faced by the Class of 2024 and outlines a way forward inspired by their resilience.
What do the vaccinated owe the unvaccinated?

What do the vaccinated owe the unvaccinated?

Niko Malhotra September 29, 2021
Niko Malhotra ’24 argues that vaccinated people should not bear the burden of the health risks created by the unvaccinated.
Chaplains Corner: Staying authentic together

Chaplains’ Corner: Staying authentic together

Bridget Power September 29, 2021
Catholic Chaplain Bridget Power urges members of the Williams community to not be afraid of staying authentic to themselves while adjusting to a new, post-pandemic state of togetherness.
Letter from the editor: A return to print, 18 months later

Letter from the editor: A return to print, 18 months later

Irene Loewenson September 22, 2021
As the Record returns to print publication, it remains committed to fair, accurate reporting that will push Williams to be a better community, Editor-in-Chief Irene Loewenson writes.
Chaplains’ Corner: Bearing witness to our shared brokenness

Chaplains’ Corner: Bearing witness to our shared brokenness

Seth Wax September 22, 2021
Rabbi Seth Wax, reflecting on a story told of Reb Moshe Sassov, suggests that opening up about our imperfect experiences can help us collectively heal and return to the sense of unity we lost as a result of the pandemic.
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