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One in Two Thousand: Nicholas Mancuso 26

One in Two Thousand: Nicholas Mancuso ’26

Alexa Cohen March 1, 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, Nicholas Mancuso ’26 discussed his intramural team, slow walkers, and New York pizza.
New Executive Director Dan Hudson stands outside of Images Cinema. (Photo courtesy of Alexa Cohen/The Williams Record.)

Introducing Dan Hudson, the new Images Cinema Executive Director

Alexa Cohen October 19, 2022
Peering out the window of Tunnel City, Dan Hudson, new executive director of Images Cinema, remarked that the cold, rainy morning reminded him of his previous home of Seattle. Though he now lives across the country, Williamstown feels like home to Hudson for another reason: his previous movie theatre was next to a university whose colors are the familiar purple and gold. 
Franny Choi (left) invited poet Paul Tran (right) to read their work. Alexa Cohen/The Williams Record

Poet Paul Tran reads from original collection about identity, healing

Alexa Cohen May 11, 2022
Poet Paul Tran visited the College on May 3 to give a reading from their acclaimed debut book, a collection of poems titled All the Flowers Kneeling. Before Tran took the stage, four student poets — Izzy Levi ’23.5, Ethan Richmond ’24, Yeldana Talgatkyzy ’25, and Aliya Jade ’23.5 performed their original work.
Biophilia, a play of short vignettes and monologues, was performed by Cap & Bells on April 15 through April 17. (Photo courtesy of Casey Monteiro.)

Cap & Bells’ Biophilia

Alexa Cohen April 27, 2022

When Ryan Crants ’24 reached out to Vassar first-year and playwright Ella Talerico, Crants’ former high school classmate, to see if she had material for a Cap & Bells production, he was in...

The cast of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, performs together in Goodrich.  (Photo courtesy of Tim Gore.)

Review: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Alexa Cohen March 16, 2022

Whenever I come across anything related to Charlie Brown or his gang of friends, I am hit with a wave of nostalgia recounting the cartoons and movies I grew up with. After the Cap & Bells production,...

Chen Chen Huang (right) performs a flute solo at the concert. Photo courtesy of Chen Chen Huang.

Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition returns to the College with four student winners

Alexa Cohen February 23, 2022
Last Tuesday, the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition returned after a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The winners of the competition were tenor singer Izaki Metropoulos ’22, flutist Hanbin Koo ’22, mezzo-soprano singer Leah Rosenman ’24, and soprano singer Sara Stebbins ’24.
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