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Rachel Jiang, Staff Writer

Rachel Jiang ’23 is a prospective political economy and sociology major from Austin, Texas. She is a staff writer for the news section.

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Asian studies department to restructure, adding new major and concentration

Asian studies department to restructure, adding new major and concentration

March 31, 2021
Beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year, a department of Asian languages, literatures, and cultures (DALLC) and a program in Asian studies will replace the current Asian studies department. The DALLC will revise versions of the existing Chinese and Japanese majors, as well as offer a new East Asian languages and cultures major. 
The ABC Sale has been one of the most popular destinations on Spring Street for students since the storefront opened on Nov. 5. The store carries affordable clothing, shoes, and accessories, and all remaining funds after operating costs go to other local non-profit organizations and programs. (Ella Marx/The Williams Record)

ABC Clothing Sale pops up on Spring Street

March 3, 2021
Since its storefront opening on Nov. 5, the ABC Sale has been one of the most popular destinations on Spring Street for students. As with many small businesses, the pandemic has affected the ABC Sale in unprecedented ways.
Civil rights lawyer and author Michelle Alexander delivered the evening keynote for Claiming Williams Day. Photo courtesy of Michelle Alexander.

Michelle Alexander delivers Claiming Williams evening keynote on restorative justice

February 24, 2021
Michelle Alexander, civil rights lawyer and author of the New York Times bestseller The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, presented the evening keynote address for Claiming Williams Day on Thursday to an audience of 605 viewers.
All applicants in the fall of 2022 and 2023 may choose whether or not to submit results from SAT and ACT exams. (Sarah Lindeman/The Williams Record)

College goes test-optional for 2022, 2023 applicants

February 17, 2021
All applicants in the fall of 2022 and 2023 may choose whether or not to submit results from SAT and ACT exams. This initiative will continue the test-optional policy implemented for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle.
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