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Beatrice Larzul

Beatrice Larzul is a prospective geoscience and english major from Rye, N.Y. She is a College News Editor, and she previously served as a staff writer for arts.

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College community remembers Professor of English Stephen Fix

Beatrice Larzul May 1, 2024

Stephen Fix, Robert G. Scott ’68 Professor of English, died on April 23 at the age of 71. He taught at the College for over 40 years and was still a member of the faculty when he passed away, though...

Photo Courtesy of Nicole Pelczynski.

Jeff Palmer hired as director of Campus Safety Services

Beatrice Larzul April 24, 2024
Jeff Palmer will step in as the next director of Campus Safety Services (CSS) on July 17, Vice President for Finance and Operations Mike Wagner announced in an all-campus email on April 11. He will replace Deputy Director for Operations Alison Warner, who assumed the role of interim director of CSS after Eric Sullivan resigned last summer, according to a Daily Messages announcement from Wagner on June 21, 2023.
The Ephs faced a tough loss in the NESCAC Championship, conceding a promising half-time lead. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s basketball loses to Trinity in NESCAC Championship, earns at-large bid in NCAA Tournament

Beatrice Larzul February 28, 2024
Last weekend, men’s basketball (21-6, 9-1 NESCAC) defeated the sixth-seeded Amherst Mammoths (15- 11, 5-5 NESCAC) on Feb. 24. However, the Ephs faced a nail-biting loss against the second-seeded Trinity Bantams (26-1, 9-1 NESCAC) in the NESCAC Championship game on Feb. 25.
Photo courtesy of Julia Cassell.

Students, faculty, alums remember Charlie Kerzner

Beatrice Larzul February 21, 2024

Charlie Kerzner, who enrolled at the College in the fall of 2018, died on Jan. 26 at the age of 23. Charlie is remembered at the College as a warm, welcoming, and talented community member. Charlie...

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate: Professor Fein researches Taylor Swift, football, and social media

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate: Professor Fein researches Taylor Swift, football, and social media

Beatrice Larzul and Inés Garcia February 21, 2024
Professor of Psychology Steven Fein found inspiration for his research on the social media frenzy over the relationship between pop star Taylor Swift and football player Travis Kelce. Fein suggested the idea to his students, who enthusiastically took it on.
Student organizers held their meeting in Griffin Hall. (Photo courtesy of Mirabai Dyson)

Students host organizational meeting for Indigenous studies

Beatrice Larzul December 6, 2023
Gwyn Chilcoat ’24, Mirabai Dyson ’24, and Hikaru Hayakawa ’24 held the first organizational meeting for the movement to institute Indigenous studies at the College on Nov. 30. Although not in attendance, Jayden Jogwe ’24.5 is spearheading the movement alongside his peers.
Members of men’s hockey were some of Tony’s Sombrero’s first regulars under its new management. (Photo Courtesy of Hector Palestino).

Hats off to nearly a year of new management at Tony’s Sombrero

Inés Garcia and Beatrice Larzul November 29, 2023
Tony’s Sombrero was founded about 12 years ago by Antonio “Tony” Palestino, the original owner. According to his brother Hector Palestino, who now operates the restaurant, Tony Palestino quickly recognized the demand for a Mexican restaurant in town and founded Tony’s Sombrero on Spring Street soon after. 
Jogwe, Hayakawa, and Chilcoat under the Mohican Homelands banner. 
(Photo courtesy of Jayden Jogwe)

Jogwe, Hayakawa discuss past, present, future of Indigenous studies at the College

Beatrice Larzul November 29, 2023

The first organizational meeting for the movement to establish Indigenous studies at the College will be held tomorrow by Gwyn Chilcoat ’24, Hikaru Hayakawa ’24, Jayden Jogwe ’24.5, and Mirabai Dyson...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented the scale of their flood risk management study along the Hoosic River, as shown by their map above. 
(Beatrice Larzul/The Williams Record)

City of North Adams, Army Corps of Engineers consider flood risk management plans for the Hoosic River

Beatrice Larzul November 8, 2023

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the city of North Adams hosted a public listening session on Nov. 2 on the Corps’ plans to reduce flood risks from the Hoosic River to the city’s...

Photo courtesy of Gabby Gonzalez.

One in Two Thousand: Gabby Gonzalez ’24

Beatrice Larzul November 8, 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, Gabby Gonzalez ’24 discussed her transition to College life, her room decor, and her role as a co-president of Margins Finance Club. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
(Photo courtesy of Marcela Villada Peacock.)
Darrow dedicated himself to developing international studies at the College.

Former colleagues, friends share memories of emeritus professor of religion Bill Darrow

Beatrice Larzul October 25, 2023

William “Bill” Darrow, Cluett Professor of Religion, Emeritus, died on Oct. 1. Darrow was a professor in the College’s religion department from 1981 to 2015 and one of the department’s longest-serving...

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The comprehensive plan charts a course for Williamstown development.

Town releases draft of Comprehensive Plan

Beatrice Larzul and Alina Ramirez October 4, 2023

The Williamstown Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee released a draft of Envisioning Williamstown 2035, a plan that outlines the next decade of the Town’s physical development. Two overarching themes...

Additions to the athletics department include the Pasture, a dining options, and the newly renovated Upper Lasell Fitness Center

Athletic department commences the 2023-24 academic year with newly renovated Upper Lasell

Beatrice Larzul September 27, 2023
Upper Lasell underwent renovations over the summer, including the addition of new machines, single-user bathrooms, and a new snack bar for varsity athletes.
Convocation marked the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year. (Photo courtesy of Williams College)

2023-24 academic year commences with Convocation

Inés Garcia and Beatrice Larzul September 20, 2023
The College held its annual Convocation for the Classes of 2024, 2023.5, and graduate students in their final year on Sept. 9 in Chapin Hall. During the ceremony, President of the College Maud S. Mandel presented Bicentennial Medals to six alums, highlighting their accomplishments in fields such as law and academia.
Delilah Delgado ’25 dances to a mix of  “Perdidos” during the fall 2021 Ritmo show. (Photo Courtesy of Delilah Delgado.)

The Artist Otherwise Known As: Dancer and choreographer Delilah Delgado ’25

Beatrice Larzul November 16, 2022
Delgado has participated in many Cap & Bells shows as both a performer and choreographer and is an active member of the dance community.
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