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David Wignall, Social Media Editor

David Wignall ’25 is a prospective English and economics major from San Francisco, Calif. He is currently a social media editor, and previously served as a staff writer for news. Email: [email protected]

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This year, more than 140 students applied for 33 HC positions. (Photo Courtesy of Annie Gustafson.)

Increased enrollment, delays prompt student concerns over general housing lottery

May 11, 2022
The general housing lottery has been delayed — first from May 3 to May 5, and now indefinitely.
In Other Ivory Towers: Harvard dedicates $100 million to address its ties to slavery

In Other Ivory Towers: Harvard dedicates $100 million to address its ties to slavery

May 4, 2022
Harvard will commit $100 million to address its ties to slavery, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to the Harvard community on April 26.
Douglas in a hand-sewn cotton wrap skirt, inspired by her grandmother. (Photo courtesy of Caroline Douglas.)

The Artist Otherwise Known As: Caroline Douglas ’23

April 13, 2022
Throughout the fall, Caroline Douglas ’23 frequented the Green River in search of three things: water samples for her geoscience research, photos for her junior arts seminar, and videos for her video art class. For her junior seminar, she created a four-part photo series of herself, her grandmother (whom she calls Nonna), and the River. And for her video class, she created a green screen video.
In-person Williams Previews returns after three years

In-person Williams Previews returns after three years

March 16, 2022
For the first time since 2019, students admitted to the College will be invited to campus for Williams Previews programming. The College will host in-person programming on April 11 and virtual programming on April 14 and 15 for admitted students who are not able to visit campus, Dean of Admission and Student Financial Services Liz Creighton ’01 wrote in an email to the Record.
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From their dorms, students offer an array of salon services

March 2, 2022
There are many services that are hard to come by in Williamstown: from haircuts, to manicures, to eyebrow threading. Across campus, enterprising students have begun offering their services to fill in the gap.
Professors Long, Siniawer to serve as next Dean, Provost

Professors Long, Siniawer to serve as next Dean, Provost

January 26, 2022
Professors of History Gretchen Long and Eiko Maruko Siniawer ’97 will assume the roles of Dean and Provost of the College, respectively, President Maud S. Mandel announced in an all-campus email on Tuesday.
Goodrich grapples with rising prices, $5 swipe limits

Goodrich grapples with rising prices, $5 swipe limits

December 8, 2021
More than 300 students get customized bagels and drinks from Goodrich Coffee Bar every day. But behind the scenes, the student-run business is struggling to deal with rising overhead costs and an inability to raise College-determined swipe values. Following the pandemic, the business is barely breaking even.
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