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Isabelle Zollinger, Staff Writer

Isabelle Zollinger ’23 is a sociology major from Baltimore County, Md. She is a staff writer for the news section.

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Williamstown takes first steps to remove old streetlights. (Megan Lin/The Williams Record)

Williamstown CO2-lowering committee takes first steps towards converting street lights to LEDs

Isabelle Zollinger February 24, 2021
After a decade of community organizing, Williamstown may soon be getting new street lights. On Feb. 8, the Williamstown Select Board unanimously approved an intra-municipal agreement to transfer jurisdiction of Williamstown’s street lights from the fire department to the Town Hall, making the Town fiscally responsible for the lights. The decision is the first step in the Town making the switch from high-pressure sodium (HPS) streetlights to more environmentally friendly LED ones.
Students returning to campus experienced a slightly different transition from that in the fall, including the ability to retrieve meals from the dining hall during in-room quarantine. (Sam Riley/The Williams Record)

Students returning to campus confront travel challenges, look forward to semester

Seven students test positive upon arrival
Annie Lu, Isabelle Zollinger, and Fiona Seibert February 17, 2021
The College began welcoming students back to campus on Feb. 10 after a prolonged winter break. As of Feb. 16, 1,723 students are enrolled on campus for the spring semester. Seven students tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival, and two more tested positive afterward. Twenty additional students, whose initial COVID tests were negative, have moved to quarantine housing because they came into close contact with students who tested positive.
WRAPS organizes campus-wide food drive, adapts to COVID restrictions

WRAPS organizes campus-wide food drive, adapts to COVID restrictions

Isabelle Zollinger October 18, 2020
In light of COVID-related restrictions, Williams Recovery of All Perishable Surplus (WRAPS) has had to make many adjustments to the way they approach their mission of collecting surplus food from dining halls and packaging it into individual meals that are then distributed to their community partners. This year, the group’s model was forced to change, as public health guidelines prevent students from handling food and using most kitchen spaces.
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