Eight JAs step down to study remotely or take time off

In a normal year, only one or two Junior Advisors (JAs) choose to step down from their role after accepting it. But due to campus restrictions and the option to study remotely or take time off, eight students decided to step down in July, days after the deadline to enroll on campus.

The Difference Between Emails and Action: How WCMA’s Messaging About Racial Justice Falls Flat

Selma Marchers Approaching Montgomery, Alabama, James H. Karales (American; 1930-2002). Following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police this year, and as a response to the ongoing protests against police violence and institutional racism that continue to plague the United States and the world at large, President Maud S. Mandel sent out a statement to the College community, expressing the College’s solidarity with the protests.

And the Oscar Goes to Inclusivity

Courtesy of Rachel Buccalo/The Williams Record. Ever since the creation of the #OscarsSoWhite campaign by April Reign, a Black activist, four years ago, the Academy has dedicated copious amounts of time to innovating the film industry.

On-campus fall enrollment lowers to 1,455

According to Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom, the number of students currently residing on campus is approximately 1,455. That number is down from July, when enrollment data from the College administration showed that an estimated 1,645 students would return to campus for the 2020 fall semester. Students were asked to submit an intent-to-enroll form by July 10, which included a section to indicate remote or on-campus enrollment.

Spring Street Blues

Thursday 8-27-20 

5:02 p.m. Mission Park: An officer responded to a complaint called in by phone and a subsequent tip line submission that a student was being assisted by family moving into Mission Park in violation of the move-in policies. 6:51 p.m. Williams Hall: Officers were dispatched to for a medical emergency called in by a parent of the student.