Student body votes to scrap CC

In a campus-wide referendum last week, the student body voted to abolish College Council (CC) and institute the Three Pillars Plan as recommended by the Task Force on Student Governance.

“The Cult” explores spirituality in nature

BELLAMY RICHARDSON/THE WILLIAMS RECORDNoah Savage ’21, founder of the Cult, draws a rune using charcoal from the club’s first meeting. A new club at the College that calls itself “the Cult” has attracted students with cryptic flyers posted around campus. 

“As I entered Mission … I saw this one flyer that said, ‘Wanna join a cult?’ and immediately that caught my eye,” Katarina Mattmuller ’20 said.

Sawyer art piece showcases experiences of black students

KIMBERLEAN DONIS/THE WILLIAMS RECORD Kyle Scadlock ’19 drew several black students and created an exhibition to display these drawings along with a quote selected by the students. Studio art major Kyle Scadlock ’19 created 42 digital prints of black Williams students that were temporarily exhibited on the front of Paresky Center last spring but are now located on the third floor of Sawyer Library.

Faculty vote to change weight of A+ to 4.00

The faculty voted last Wednesday to change the weighting of an A+ grade from 4.33 to 4.00. The motion, led by the Committee on Educational Affairs (CEA), was presented at the Feb. 12 faculty meeting by Professor of Philosophy and committee chair Bojana Mladenovic.

Campus responds to Winter Study dining changes

The partial closures of ’82 Grill and Lee Snack Bar over Winter Study were intended to test if dining services could temporarily consolidate menus to allow staff to participate in a new January training program, according to Director of Dining Services Temesgen Araya.