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News Desk April 10, 2024

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Chaplains’ Corner: Finding hope amidst despair in Ramadan

Chaplains’ Corner: Finding hope amidst despair in Ramadan

Sidra Mahmood March 13, 2024
In this week's Chaplain's Corner, Sidra Mahmood, The College's Muslim chaplain, urges students to take Ramadan as an opportunity to empathize with those who are facing hardship in while finding hope in community.
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College’s transportation working group develops crowd-sourced guide

Maya Prakash March 6, 2024

The College’s Ad Hoc Transportation Working Group is currently working on a Transportation Hub document, a version of which was published in February. The document is composed of over 15 pages of...

Despite its pledges, the college cannot call itself truly inclusive without a comprehensive accessibility map of its campus, Pauli Voelkel  ’27 argues. (Image courtesy of Williams College)

Why the College needs an accessibility map

Pauli Voelkel February 28, 2024
In an op-ed, Pauli Voelkel argues that the College should provide a public resource for building accessibility.
Test well at new WCMA site fails, College to continue geothermal efforts

Test well at new WCMA site fails, College to continue geothermal efforts

Max Billick February 28, 2024
Following the failure of a geothermal test well at the site of the new Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), the College will continue to explore the use of geothermal energy.
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Normalizing imposter syndrome in the first-year experience

Hikaru Hayakawa February 21, 2024
In an op-ed, Hikaru Wakeel Hayakawa ’24 discusses the importance of addressing imposter syndrome at the College.
Women’s Nordic finished 10th, a season best, at this weekend’s home carnival hosted at Jiminy Peak (Photo courtesy of Steve Fuller.)

Women’s skiing impresses with solid performance at Williams Carnival

Hugh Kane February 21, 2024
After snow returned to Williamstown on Thursday, women’s skiing put up a strong performance at this season’s home carnival at Jiminy Peak amid a weekend of Winter Carnival festivities.
Academic  Ruth Simmons, writer Aaliyah Bilal deliver Claiming Williams Day keynote addresses

Academic Ruth Simmons, writer Aaliyah Bilal deliver Claiming Williams Day keynote addresses

Sonia Zinkin-Meyers and Haley Zimmerman February 7, 2024
Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of an Ivy League university, delivered the evening keynote address at Claiming Williams Day on Feb. 1. Earlier that day, Aaliyah Bilal, the author of Temple Folk presented the morning keynote address.
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Mandel to convene Ad Hoc Committee on Posting and Protest Policies

Lena Kerest January 24, 2024
President Maud S. Mandel has established an ad hoc committee that will evaluate the College’s current policies on permitted protest and posting of printed materials, the College announced in a Daily Message on Jan. 16.
Photo courtesy of Elias Devadoss.

One in Two Thousand: Elias Devadoss ’25

Juno Pelczar January 24, 2024
Each week, the Record (using a script in R) randomly selects a student at the College for our One in Two Thousand feature, excluding current Record board members. This week, Elias Devadoss ’25 discussed life as a member of the Springstreeters, how he creates his outfits, and his affinity for poker.
Noah Cape and Matt Seltzers posters, which were placed in Paresky Center following Thanksgiving break, were defaced twice. (Photo courtesy of Noah Cape.)

College says graffiti on Israeli hostage posters called for violence, breached ‘both College values and Williams policies’

Ella Marx December 19, 2023
On Dec. 13, the College became aware that posters in Paresky Center had been defaced with graffiti that "supported violence against Israelis," violating College values and policies. College staff took the posters down. The posters had originally been put up by Noah Cape '25 and Matt Seltzer '24 to raise awareness about Israelis held hostage by Hamas.
Photo courtesy of Theo Duarte-Baird.

One in Two Thousand: Alisha Naidu ’24

Haley Zimmerman, Features Editor November 29, 2023

 Each week, the Record (using a script in R) randomly selects a student at the College for our One in Two Thousand feature, excluding current Record board members. This week, Alisha Naidu ’24 discussed...

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