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Campus responds to Winter Study dining changes

Campus responds to Winter Study dining changes

February 19, 2020

Dining services temporarily adjusted the schedules of Lee After Dark and ’82 Grill over Winter Study while hours elsewhere remained unchanged.  DANNY JIN /THE WILLIAMS RECORD The partial...

Town, Gown, and Native land

Town, Gown, and Native land

December 6, 2019

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians livedinwhatisnowknownas Berkshire County prior to the tribe’s forced relocation west. On its website, the tribe has documented its history in a project...

Statement addresses inquiry, inclusion

Statement addresses inquiry, inclusion

November 20, 2019

A statement published last Wednesday by the Faculty Steering Committee (FSC) emphasizes inquiry and inclusion as dual priorities for the College.  President Maud S. Mandel tasked the FSC with...

Students call for boycott of English department

Students call for boycott of English department

November 6, 2019

Professor of English John Kleiner’s use of the N-word in a class precipitates petition, website, broader conversations After a white professor used the N-word in an English class, a student-led movement...

Football finished 1989 with a perfect 8–0 record after a 17-14 homecoming victory over Amherst. (Bill Tague/The Berkshire Eagle.)

A look back on historic ’89 football season

November 6, 2019

Football finished 1989 with a perfect 8–0 record after a 17-14 homecoming victory over Amherst. (Bill Tague/The Berkshire Eagle.) Thirty years ago, a homecoming bout with Amherst was all that stood...

Blackhawk gives 2019 Davis Lecture

Blackhawk gives 2019 Davis Lecture

October 30, 2019

Ned Blackhawk discussed the narratives surrounding Indigenous people in American history. (Nicky Wu/The Williams Record) While historical narratives of the American Revolution have centered colonists’...

Miguel A. López to speak on queer artistic interventions

Miguel A. López to speak on queer artistic interventions

October 30, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL Miguel López’s work as a curator, museum director, writer and researcher has worked to expose alternative histories through queer and feminist lenses....

Forward Rain Condie ’22 scored the only goal of Saturday’s game against Colby, securing the team’s third-consecutive conference win. Grace Byers/Sports Information.

Women’s soccer shuts out Colby 1-0 for fourth straight win

October 9, 2019

Forward Rain Condie ’22 scored the only goal of Saturday’s game against Colby, securing the team’s third-consecutive conference win. Grace Byers/Sports Information. No. 22 women’s soccer (6–2–1,...

College’s expression policies met with skepticism

College’s expression policies met with skepticism

October 2, 2019

Changes to the College's policies have impacted the guidelines for posting fliers and banners, among other aspects of student activism. (Nicky Wu/The Williams Record) Campus leaders have raised concerns...

Three journalists discuss harmful, beneficial potential of internet

Three journalists discuss harmful, beneficial potential of internet

September 18, 2019

Glenn Greenwald, Molly Wood and Aminatou Sow, with several members of the Class of '71. PHOTO COURTESY OF CARRIE GREENE. The debate over the internet’s impact on the world can be polarizing, but...

Martha Jones speaks on birthright citizenship

Martha Jones speaks on birthright citizenship

September 18, 2019

Professor Martha Jones of Johns Hopkins delivers her talk on birthright citizenship and pre-Civil War Black activism, which was held on Sept. 12. PHOTO COURTESY OF NEIL ROBERTS. The Fourteenth Amendment,...

Georgia Lord ’21 scored the tie-breaking goal for the Ephs in Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Jumbos. Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Women’s soccer starts Pinard’s last season undefeated

September 11, 2019

Georgia Lord ’21 scored the tie-breaking goal for the Ephs in Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Jumbos. Photo courtesy of Sports Information. Women’s soccer has taken home an NCAA championship trophy...

Poster disappearances spark discussion

Poster disappearances spark discussion

April 24, 2019

The disappearance of posters last week, including materials for student activism and for an anti-gun violence event organized by Joy James, the Francis Christopher Oakley third century professor of humanities,...

Staff discuss low morale, feelings of alienation

Staff discuss low morale, feelings of alienation

April 3, 2019

Custodians recount discontents with management; some cite Williams Staff Committee, strategic planning as encouraging steps toward staff inclusion Among College staff, a “significant morale issue...

Pay disparities among Dining and Facilities workers remain after 2010 pay restructuring

Pay disparities among Dining and Facilities workers remain after 2010 pay restructuring

April 3, 2019

Disparities in staff wages have resulted from the July 2010 discontinuation of a pay system that provided seniority-based raises for hourly staff in Dining and Facilities. Staff hired under the market-driven...

Staff Issue: Letter from the Editor

Staff Issue: Letter from the Editor

April 3, 2019

Today’s edition explores issues that staff face at the College and details facets of staff members’ lives both at and outside the College. The staff issue, like all other issues, investigates problems...

Ada Moreno, a cook at Whitmans’, also cares for elderly people in their homes and cleans apartments. ANIAH PRICE/PHOTO EDITOR

Staff members balance multiple jobs

April 3, 2019

Ada Moreno, a cook at Whitmans’, also cares for elderly people in their homes and cleans apartments. ANIAH PRICE/PHOTO EDITOR One fifth of College staff who responded to the 2017 Williams Staff Committee...

College unaffected as three schools find admission files breached

College unaffected as three schools find admission files breached

March 13, 2019

The College’s admission database remains secure, according to the office of admission and the office for information technology (OIT), after three liberal arts colleges saw their databases hacked last...

Natalie Friedman Winston, photographed for NPR, 17 January 2019, in Washington DC.

NPR’s Natalie Winston ’10 hones liberal-arts storytelling approach

March 6, 2019

Natalie Winston ’10, now the executive producer of Weekend All Things Considered, won an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2017. PHOTO COURTESY OF ALLISON SHELLEY, NPR. While it has been nearly a decade...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

February 13, 2019

Last week, we reported that Kimberly Love, assistant professor of English, and Kai Green ’07, assistant professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies, had canceled their spring semester courses....

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