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Open dialogue is important. The College should commit to protecting it.

Open dialogue is important. The College should commit to protecting it.

Jonathan Breibart April 10, 2024
In an op-ed, Jonathan Breibart ’24 argues for a change in campus discourse.
Many foreign languages are grammatically gendered, a structure that poses challenges to efforts of gender inclusiveness. (Ava Burr/The Williams Record)

Professors and students navigate gender neutrality in language classes

Professors and students of gendered languages like Spanish, French, Arabic, and Russian discuss how they are adopting gender neutral language and the difficulties of doing so.
President Maud S. Mandel (third from the left) hosted an event at her house for Veterans Day and spoke with student veterans. (Jonathan Breibart/The Williams Record)

College’s Veterans Day celebration brings together staff, faculty, and students who have served in the military

Jonathan Breibart and Vincent Jiang November 17, 2021
President Mandel hosted the annual Military Service Members reception at her home, bringing together the College’s military-affiliated community as the College continues to increase and diversify its student-veteran community.
TAs and language fellows come to Williamstown from across the world to teach students at the College. (Photo courtesy of Shaina Adams-El Guabli.)

Teaching associates and language fellows discuss experiences of teaching, studying at the College

Changes made to program in light of spring op-ed alleging racism and neglect
Jonathan Breibart and Saud Afzal Shafi November 10, 2021
This year’s TAs and language fellows arrived at the College amid an ongoing pandemic and in the wake of a May 2021 Record op-ed by two former TAs who accused the College of inaction against racism and neglect of their health needs. Many of these language TAs spoke to the Record about their experiences with the program this year.
For Delsa Lopez ’21, studying remotely for her senior year has had its fair share of positive and negative experiences. (Photo courtesy of Delsa Lopez.)

‘We have the rest of our lives’: Remote seniors reflect on a final year away from campus

Shannon Billups and Jonathan Breibart May 19, 2021
Remote seniors reflect on difficulties they have faced during the pandemic, the perks of studying from home, and plans for celebrating graduation.
Students seek out internships for an uncertain summer

Students seek out internships for an uncertain summer

Jonathan Breibart March 17, 2021
Students have been living their lives mostly online for over a year now and have had to adapt their internship searches and preparation accordingly. Many are still facing challenges as they search for internships for summer 2021, but are also taking advantage of new opportunities.
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