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Aliya Huprikar, Arts Editor

Aliya Huprikar '26 is a prospective history and economics major from Irvington, N.Y. She is an arts section editor. She can be reached at [email protected]

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Encampment enters week two

SJP, J4J hold rallies, teach-ins, meet with senior staff; posters of Israeli hostages removed, defaced
Aliya Huprikar and Maya Prakash May 8, 2024
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jews for Justice (J4J) have continued their encampment on Sawyer Quad into its second week. The encampment, which began at 4 a.m. last Wednesday, joined a wave of campus protests across the nation in which students have set up encampments.
Theatre department to perform Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Theatre department to perform Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Aliya Huprikar and Ava Rahman April 24, 2024
The theatre department will perform its first musical in a decade, Dave Malloy’s Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, this weekend.
Photo courtesy of Kathy Sheehan.

Mayor of Albany Kathy Sheehan discusses renewable energy at Log Lunch

Aliya Huprikar April 24, 2024
Mayor Kathy Sheehan of Albany, N.Y., delivered the lecture at the Center for Environmental Studies’ (CES) weekly Log Lunch last Friday, April 19. In her talk, entitled “Climate Justice: A Case Study on Creating Affordable Renewable Energy in a Disadvantaged Neighborhood,” Sheehan discussed the city’s efforts to improve sustainability and renewable energy while mitigating cost burden concerns.
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SJP holds protests during Davis Center reopening, Bolin Weekend

Aliya Huprikar and Lena Kerest April 17, 2024
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) held events on Friday and Saturday to advocate for a new set of demands, written in collaboration with Jews for Justice (J4J), regarding the College’s endowment and investment policies.
Student photographer Maya Singh ’27 shoots sports from Williamstown to NCAA Women’s March Madness Tournament

Student photographer Maya Singh ’27 shoots sports from Williamstown to NCAA Women’s March Madness Tournament

Aliya Huprikar April 17, 2024

Although Maya Singh ’27 is now an experienced sports photographer — touting employment by the NCAA, the New York Mets, and the College’s own Sports Information — her first foray into photography...

Photo courtesy of Lonnie Bunch.

Lonnie G. Bunch III, Siddhartha Mukherjee to speak at commencement, baccalaureate

Aliya Huprikar March 13, 2024
Lonnie G. Bunch III, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., will deliver the 2024 commencement address on June 2. Physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee will deliver the College’s Baccalaureate address on June 1.
President Mandel visits Washington, D.C. with advocacy group

President Mandel visits Washington, D.C. with advocacy group

Lena Kerest, Aliya Huprikar, and Dylan Mealey March 6, 2024

President Maud S. Mandel attended the Annual Day of Advocacy and Action conference hosted by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) in Washington, D.C., from Feb....

Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.

Captains’ Corner: Emma Schulman ’24

Aliya Huprikar March 6, 2024
The Record sat down with Emma Schulman ’24, co-captain of women's swim and dive.
CSS hosts active shooter training, Jewish Association to follow suit

CSS hosts active shooter training, Jewish Association to follow suit

Aliya Huprikar February 21, 2024
Campus Safety Services (CSS) hosted an active shooter/hostile event response (ASHER) training for students, faculty, and staff in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance on Feb. 13. Led by Director for Emergency Management Amalio Jusino, the hour-long training covered the College’s current emergency practices and an overview of nationwide practices, such as the “Run, Hide, Fight” program administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Photo courtesy of Matthew Magnotta.

Two in Two Thousand: Aidan McMahon ’26 and Matthew Magnotta ’26

Aliya Huprikar February 14, 2024
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Record brings you its annual profile of a campus couple. This year, Aidan McMahon ’26 and Matthew Magnotta ’26 discussed their love for Taylor Swift, the romance of Super Bowl Sunday, and their favorite memories together.
10 faculty members awarded tenure this January. 
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College awards tenure to 10 faculty members

Lena Kerest and Aliya Huprikar February 7, 2024

The Board of Trustees approved the promotion of 10 assistant professors to associate professors with tenure at its January 2024 meeting on Jan 19 and 20: Daniel Barowy, computer science; Mari Rodríguez...

Hubbell House will rejoin the general housing lottery for the 2024-2025 academic year. (Tatiana Geroulanou/The Williams Record)

Hubbell residents to relocate by end of January as building undergoes repairs

Aliya Huprikar January 24, 2024
Residents of Hubbell House were told last Wednesday morning that they must relocate by Jan. 30 due to anticipated concerns with the building’s structural integrity.
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