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What the Atlanta shootings expose about purity culture and Asian fetishization

What the Atlanta shootings expose about purity culture and Asian fetishization

March 23, 2021
Rebecca Park ’22 discusses the repercussions of purity culture and Asian fetishization, exposing how they had been driving forces behind the shootings in Atlanta. Park questions if the U.S. as a whole, including the Williams community, will continue to sit complacently in the face of anti-Asian violence and the objectification of Asian women.
Lamenting my privilege in COVID-19: Thoughts of a student from Wuhan

Lamenting my privilege in COVID-19: Thoughts of a student from Wuhan

April 15, 2020

As my parents shared the news with me about how there was a new virus moving quickly through the streets of Wuhan, I stared at the screen, my eyes on the video call, but my mind elsewhere. A week later,...

Staff members reflect on 2009 report, unresolved issues of equity, inclusion

Staff members reflect on 2009 report, unresolved issues of equity, inclusion

April 3, 2019

Staff, including administrators, have said that while the College has made improvements regarding well-being and retention of faculty and staff of color since the release of a grassroots report from 2009,...

Student gamers respond to Jesup ban

Student gamers respond to Jesup ban

March 13, 2019

After the office for information technology (OIT) placed a ban on gaming in Jesup last month, addressing concerns surrounding the interference of student gaming in computer labs with those spaces’ academic...

OIT will require two-step  identification process for  all College email accounts

OIT will require two-step identification process for all College email accounts

February 20, 2019

Starting April 10, two-step authentication will be required for all College email accounts. The office of information and technology (OIT) has been encouraging students to sign up for this added level...

Three students receive fellowships

Three students receive fellowships

December 5, 2018

    Three seniors were selected for prestigious fellowships funding post-graduate studies abroad. Keshav Goel ’19 was selected for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, Linda...

The rally for transgender rights featured references to Massachusetts ballot Question 3, which could roll back transgender protection if rejected.
Photo courtesy of Julia Cassell.

Students organize in support of transgender rights

October 31, 2018

Last Friday, students, faculty, staff and community members held a rally in front of the Williams Inn in support of the rights of transgender people – a response to the Trump administration’s recently...

The neighborhood leadership team structure has undergone programatic changes, affecting housing coordinators.
Photo courtesy of Jillian Jenkin.

Neighborhood Leadership Team restructures responsibilities

October 24, 2018

This year, the Office of Student Life (OSL) modified its neighborhood programming model for on-campus upperclass residences in each of the College’s four neighborhoods. This year, the student Neighborhood...

Organizations work to mobilize College student voter registration

September 26, 2018

The 2018 midterm election season has begun in the U.S., and the results of the Nov. 6 general election could have a profound impact on the control of Congress for the next two years and beyond. With this...

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