At its Nov. 12 meeting, College Council (CC) passed a resolution to form a committee charged with drafting a proposal for a new student government. The resolution, authored by CC co-presidents Ellie Sherman ’20 and Carlos Cabrera-Lomelí ’20, passed by a vote of 11-9.
Steve Simon, pictured with his cat Shoshie in the President’s House, has settled into life as First Gentleman of the College. (Ethan Dinçer/The Williams Record)
Steve Simon, President Maud Mandel’s husband, is the first First Gentleman of Williams in the College’s long history.
PHOTO COURTESY OF IMDB Parasite (2019) explores class dynamics, reliance and disposable labor in an intricately crafted narrative subverting the commercial film sector. Parasite is seemingly familiar.
After scoring two touchdowns early in the first quarter, the Ephs maintained a healthy lead over Amherst on their way to a 31-9 win. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)
Football (7–2) trounced Amherst (4–5) in its homecoming match, for a 31-9 victory.
In the wake of a student-led protest which called for students to boycott all English classes that “do not engage substantially with race,” Chair and Professor of English Katie Kent ’88 reported that pre-registration in the department was not substantially changed from previous years. “Our enrollments show no significant difference when compared to our usual averages over the last few semesters,” she said.
On Thursday, the English department announced plans to hold a series of meetings regarding the department’s culture.
The fight for Mauna Kea will continue: Settler solidarity around racism and capital is boring, old news at Williams
There has been a lot of debate about the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) in the Record. For an argument which should be self-evident, it sure seems to require a lot of defending on behalf of professors, alums and even government officials in a student newspaper.
Sarah Kelly ’20 recorded one shot in the game against Middlebury, bringing her season total to 17. (Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.)
In the 1950s, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) coined the term “student-athlete” as part of a campaign to affirm that collegiate athletes were students first and foremost and, therefore, had no claim to the multi-billion dollar business of Div. I athletics.
Professor Kleiner (FYI President Maud & Professor Kent),
The willful ignorance expressed in your letter to the editor is disappointing at best and morally reprehensible at worst. The examples of antiquated, centuries-old “racism” preserved in Shakespeare and Chaucer are problematic in their own right, but largely irrelevant here.
Professor Kleiner: Last Wednesday you submitted a letter to the editor that explained and defended your use of the N-word during a class on James Baldwin. I understand that some people will disregard your letter, and that is their choice.