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Alice Qu, Senior Writer

Alice Qu ’22 is a biology and economics major from New York, N.Y. She is a senior writer. She previously served as the executive editor for sports, executive editor for social media, and as a section editor for the sports section.

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Fall season outlook: A preview of the upcoming sports season

Alice Qu September 21, 2021
After an unprecedented year of canceled athletic competitions, socially distanced practices, and reduced on-campus rosters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall sports have returned to competition in full force.
March 11, 2021 marks one year since the announcement of the campus shutdown due to COVID-19. (Graphic by Devika Goel.)

Students reflect on the year when COVID changed everything

One year ago this week, students received an email from President Maud S. Mandel that announced the campus closure and the transition to remote learning. That week, students wept, partied, spent time with friends, and said many goodbyes.
Beattie has spent four seasons in the NWHL (Photo Courtesy of Hanna Beattie ’17)

‘Bigger than a hockey game’: Hanna Beattie ’17 on playing in pandemic-impacted NWHL season

Alice Qu February 17, 2021
On Feb. 3, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) COVID-19 bubble burst. Hanna Beattie ’17, a former member of the College’s women’s hockey team who now plays defense for the Connecticut Whale, was among those affected.
Will Hardy ’10 (right) works as assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs and the video coordinator for the USA Basketball Men’s National Team alongside Gregg Popovich (left), head coach of the San Antonio Spurs and the USA national team. (Photo courtesy of Reginald Thomas II.)

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponement raises uncertainty for students and alums involved

Alice Qu April 1, 2020
Joey Lye ’09, who has been on the Canadian National softball team for the last 10 years, had plans to retire professional playing and fully commit to her duties as head softball coach at Bucknell after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But with the 2020 Olympics now scheduled for 2021, she now has to keep her cleats on for another year and adjust her employment plans.
A closer look at the strategic planning report on International Initiatives

A closer look at the strategic planning report on International Initiatives

News Desk and Alice Qu March 11, 2020

On Feb. 21, the College released the drafts of 12 strategic planning reports, including a report on international initiatives, which had the goal of creating a “fuller integration of global learning...

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One in Two Thousand: Argenis Herrera ’22

Alice Qu February 26, 2020

ALICE QU/THE WILLIAMS RECORD Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College. So long as the owner of the selected unix is on campus, willing to be interviewed...

Mandel announces release of strategic planning draft reports

Mandel announces release of strategic planning draft reports

Alice Qu and Joey Fox February 19, 2020
Last Wednesday, President Maud S. Mandel sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing the public release of draft strategic planning reports, marking a new phase in the multi-year strategic planning process.
Ryan Malo 11 wins Italian heavyweight wrestling title

Ryan Malo ’11 wins Italian heavyweight wrestling title

Alice Qu February 12, 2020

Ryan Malo ’11, a former Eph wrestler, is currently competing as a heavyweight at the European Championship alongside Team Italy. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Malo.)  On Jan. 12, Ryan Malo ’11 clinched...

Unified basketball unites community at MGRHS

Unified basketball unites community at MGRHS

Alice Qu December 6, 2019

In addition to the usual versity and junior varsity sports, some Massachusetts high schools, including Mount Greylock Regional High School (MGRHS), are on the forefront of a new athletics program that...

Kris Herman, softball (Alice Qu/The Williams Record)

Coolest Athletic Offices

Alice Qu November 20, 2019

When they are not motivating their players on the field, court or rink, Eph coaches are busy working away in their office. Take a behind-the-scenes look at their spaces! Kris Herman, softball Coach...

Returning women’s ice hockey goalie Chloe Heitling ’22 had 532 saves in her 24 games played last season. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Teams begin winter seasons, welcome new players

Alice Qu November 13, 2019

Returning women’s ice hockey goalie Chloe Heitling ’22 had 532 saves in her 24 games played last season. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.) With snow now on the ground in the Purple Valley,...

(Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Captains’ Corner: Liz Webber ’20

Alice Qu November 6, 2019

(Photo courtesy of Sports Information.) Team: Women’s soccer   Hometown: Natick, Mass.  Residence: 63 Hoxsey St.  Major: Psychology  Snack bar order: Nachos with...

Frank Stola ’21 earned NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week on Oct. 26, which marks his third NESCAC honor this season. (Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.)

Frank Stola ’21 breaks records in football’s historic season

Alice Qu October 30, 2019

Frank Stola ’21 earned NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week on Oct. 26, which marks his third NESCAC honor this season. (Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.) In the fall of 2016, football failed...

(Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.)

Captain’s Corner: Alison Robey ’20

Alice Qu October 23, 2019

(Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.) Team: Men’s Crew  Hometown: Kent, Conn.  Residence: Currier Hall  Major: Environmental Studies and Math  Snack...

The first-seeded duo of Frelinghuysen and Taylor won amongst a field of 32 doubles pairs from 20 colleges in New England. Photo courtesy of Michael Medvedev.

Peter Frelinghuysen ’22, Alex Taylor ’20 win ITA regionals

Alice Qu October 9, 2019

The first-seeded duo of Frelinghuysen and Taylor won amongst a field of 32 doubles pairs from 20 colleges in New England. Photo courtesy of Michael Medvedev. On Sept. 29, men’s tennis players Peter...

Kris Dufour (right), who has hosted the Williams College Football Show for 15 years, welcomes head coach Mark Raymond to discuss game highlights.
Photo courtesy of WilliNet

WilliNet showcases Eph teams, coaches in weekly shows

Alice Qu September 25, 2019

Kris Dufour (right), who has hosted the Williams College Football Show for 15 years, welcomes head coach Mark Raymond to discuss game highlights.(Photo Courtesy of WilliNet.) Hidden away behind the...

Mackenzie Keyes, assistant coach of softball, has been at the College for three years and received the Tara VanDerveer Fund grant from the Woman’s Sports Foundation last week. Photos courtesy of Sports Information.

Assistant softball coach Mackenzie Keyes receives WSF grant

Alice Qu September 18, 2019

Mackenzie Keyes, assistant coach of softball, has been at the College for three years and received the Tara VanDerveer Fund grant from the Woman’s Sports Foundation last week. Photos courtesy of Sports...

Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Captain’s Corner: Sam Goldenring ’20

Alice Qu September 18, 2019

Photo courtesy of Sports Information. Team: Men’s golf Hometown: Florham Park, N.J. Major: Economics Residence: Above Tony’s Sombrero Snackbar order: Egg McWilliams with...

The field hockey team welcomed 14 first-year players this fall, including Emily Batchelor ’23 (right).  
 PHOTO COURTESY OF SPORTS INFORMATION

Fall teams get back in the swing of competition as season starts

Alice Qu September 11, 2019

The field hockey team welcomed 14 first-year players this fall, including Emily Batchelor ’23 (right). PHOTO COURTESY OF SPORTS INFORMATION As the excitement of move-in and First Days begins to...

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