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Ari Quasney, Opinions Editor

Ari Quasney 25 is a prospective geology and art history major from Chicago, Ill. They are a section editor for the opinions section and previously served as a staff columnist for opinions. Email: [email protected]

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Student opinion on College COVID policies differed by class year, with first-years expressing highest levels of approval. (Rachel Cruz/The Williams Record)

Record survey reveals split student opinion on College’s COVID policies

September 21, 2022
Student opinions of the College’s COVID-19 policies are divided, a Record survey found. Almost a third of students expressed neutrality about the College’s protocols, while the remainder were almost evenly split between approval and disapproval, slightly weighted towards the former. Survey responses were also divided on whether the College should escalate its COVID protocols to include mandatory weekly testing and an additional booster shot that would protect against Omicron variants. As of Sept. 17, 12.2 percent of respondents reported having contracted COVID while on campus this semester.
WALLS 2022: Why did you choose your piece?

WALLS 2022: Why did you choose your piece?

September 21, 2022
Students explain why they chose their art pieces from WALLS 2022.
Director and screenwriter Sian Heder’s CODA, 2022 Best Picture, is playing at Images until April 14. (Ava Burr/The Williams Record.)

Images in Review: Deafness and representation in CODA

April 13, 2022
Even after watching CODA twice, I am still struggling to answer a question: Who is this movie for?
Disabili-tea: The exhaustion of doing disability all day, every day

Disabili-tea: The exhaustion of doing disability all day, every day

November 17, 2021
Ari Quasney ’25 explains the medical and social models of disability and how these perspectives intersect with privilege and gatekeeping culture in higher education.
Disabili-tea: The inaccessibility of higher education

Disabili-tea: The inaccessibility of higher education

October 27, 2021
Ari Quasney ’25 describes the intersection between disability and college settings and explains how disability theory applies to the College.
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