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“You’re more than enough, you’re worthy, and you belong”: First Gen students reflect on graduating amidst the pandemic

“You’re more than enough, you’re worthy, and you belong”: First Gen students reflect on graduating amidst the pandemic

May 23, 2020

Nohely Peraza poses next at the Hopkins Memorial Gate in her cap and gown. It is again the time of year when seniors are normally preparing to receive their diplomas from the College, with their family...

Chaplains offer spiritual support, albeit no longer in person

Chaplains offer spiritual support, albeit no longer in person

April 22, 2020

In the weeks since the College transitioned to online learning, members of the College community scattered across the globe have continued to attend weekly meditation, services and Passover seders —...

The early bird wins the race: morning running club hits the pavement

The early bird wins the race: morning running club hits the pavement

February 26, 2020

Do you ever wake up at 6:11 a.m. and think about going for a run around the beautiful Berkshires? If your answer is no, then you and I are in the same boat. But for Professor of Environmental Studies...

“Arabesque” displays, critiques Islamic motifs in European art

“Arabesque” displays, critiques Islamic motifs in European art

January 29, 2020

“Arabesque,” a new exhibit at the Clark Art Institute, explores European artists’ often-fraught relationship with Islamic art. Kenia Cruz Guardado/THE WILLIAMS RECORD While students were away,...

After camping out overnight,  seniors make carrels their own

After camping out overnight, seniors make carrels their own

September 25, 2019

Seniors have begun to add personal touches, including potted plants, to their study carrels in Sawyer. (Nicky Wu/The Williams Record) A couple of months ago, I was having lunch with a College alum...

Williamstown gears up for WTF

May 8, 2019

Since 1955, the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) has brought classic plays with an innovative twist to the Berkshires every summer. WTF was created in 1954 when Ralph Renzi ’49, the College’s...

One in Two Thousand: Justin Gunn ’22

One in Two Thousand: Justin Gunn ’22

May 1, 2019

SOFIE JONES/SPORTS EDITOR Sofie and Justin are entrymates in Willy AB, but they truly bonded when they got attacked by wasps during their WOOLF trip. Kenia and Justin met when they were paired as tutorial...

Tarana Burke delivers Claiming Williams keynote

Tarana Burke delivers Claiming Williams keynote

February 6, 2019

#MeToo movement founder speaks on issues of sexual violence, race Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, spoke to the student body in the evening keynote for Claiming Williams Day on Thursday...

Field house construction is expected to end in January, two months late. Katie Brule/Photo Editor.

Asbestos discovered in field house

November 14, 2018

For the past couple of months, the Towne Field House has been closed for construction to install new track and infield court surfaces over the existing surfaces. The renovations, which were supposed...

PHOTO COURTESY OF NYTIMES.
Michael Moore's new documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9, follows President Donald Trump's ascent to presidency

Fahrenheit 11/9 endorses political upheaval

October 3, 2018

On Sept. 28 Michael Moore’s new documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9, opened at Images Cinema. The film follows President Donald Trump and his ascent to presidency. The title is a reference to both the famous...

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