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Ellie Davis

Ellie Davis is a prospective political science major and public health concentrator from Radnor, Penn. She is a staff writer for the features section.

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Carrigan’s Cuts — which opened in early April — offers an array of haircuts to Town residents. (Ellie Davis/The Williams Record)

A cut above the rest: Carrigan’s Cuts opens for business on Spring Street

Ellie Davis May 17, 2023

Nick Carrigan’s mom usually cut his hair when he was a kid — but sometimes he could convince his father to take him to a real barber shop. They went to Man’s World Styling Salon in North Adams,...

Alum couple travels cross-country with ‘busload of books’

Alum couple travels cross-country with ‘busload of books’

Haley Zimmerman and Ellie Davis May 3, 2023
By the end of this school year, Swanson and Behr will have traveled to a school in all 50 states. At each stop, they will give out free books through a partnership with the nonprofit First Book and document it on their Instagram, YouTube channel, and website. 
Williams HR helps faculty spouses adapt to the Town job market. (Haley Zimmerman/The Williams Record)

Spouses of faculty struggle to find employment at the College

Ellie Davis April 26, 2023
In a location as remote as Williamstown, spouses of College faculty members can face limited employment opportunities. For spouses who are also academics, getting two tenure-track positions at the College can be difficult, forcing couples to make challenging decisions about their careers.
Members of the Williams Climbing Club enjoy the new Bouldering Barn in the Pond House garage. (Photo courtesy of Bradley Wakoff.)

WOC cuts ribbon for new bouldering barn

Innes Asher and Ellie Davis April 12, 2023
The newly constructed Bouldering Barn will be open six days a week, and it is large enough to host 10 climbers at a time.
‘The best trip’: Francis ‘Frenchie’ Fredette to retire after 16 years at the College

‘The best trip’: Francis ‘Frenchie’ Fredette to retire after 16 years at the College

Ellie Davis March 15, 2023
After 16 years working in dining halls at the College, Francis “Frenchie” Fredette, a prep and service attendant at Driscoll Dining Hall, plans to retire at the end of this academic year.
Inside the world of investment banking recruiting

Inside the world of investment banking recruiting

Haley Zimmerman and Ellie Davis December 7, 2022
The Record spoke to three students entering the world of IB to answer some key questions: Why do so many kids go into IB? What’s the process like? What is IB, anyway?
(Angela Gui/The Williams Record)

Yik Yakkers at the College post for upvotes and laughs

Ellie Davis and Edith Edwards-Mizel November 30, 2022
Yik Yak — an app where individuals can anonymously post to a five-mile radius — has gained traction at the College. Who are the people that choose to spend their time building their Yakarma — the arbitrary points doled out to frequent and successful Yik Yak users — and how have they crafted strategies to get the most upvotes? We spoke with three students to find out.
Jess Hu/The Williams Record

Incoming first-years find community through digital platforms before arrival to campus

Ellie Davis October 19, 2022
When incoming first-years are accepted to the College, many turn to social media to make contact with their future classmates. Particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, some students form robust social networks before ever setting foot on campus. And while some thrive on the availability of this online networking, others choose to avoid it altogether. 
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