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Reflections on spring, the course catalog, and The Windhover

Reflections on spring, the course catalog, and ‘The Windhover’

April 27, 2022
In an op-ed, Rijul Jain ’25 analyzes spring in Williamstown and the impending course pre-registration through the lens of Hopkins’ “The Windhover.”
Reflections on compassion and communication in todays world

Reflections on compassion and communication in today’s world

April 13, 2022
In an op-ed, Rijul Jain discusses the value of connection and communication during the pandemic through the lens of Sally Rooney's "Beautiful World, Where are You."
Reflections on wonder and the spaces we inhabit through Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi

Reflections on wonder and the spaces we inhabit through Susanna Clarke’s “Piranesi”

March 16, 2022
In the third installment of his column, Rijul Jain ’25 discusses the wonder that can be found in ordinary spaces, connecting his experiences to the titular character of Susanna Clarke’s novel “Piranesi.”
Reflections on routines, repetition, and Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Raven’

Reflections on routines, repetition, and Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Raven’

February 23, 2022
In the second installment of his column, Rijul Jain ’25 discusses the fear that comes with a new semester as well as the joy he finds in settling into new routines, bringing in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” as a literary backdrop to his experiences.
Reflections on a paradoxical Winter Study and Viet Thanh Nguyens The Sympathizer

Reflections on a paradoxical Winter Study and Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’

February 9, 2022
Rijul Jain ’25 examines the paradoxes of Winter Study amidst the pandemic, encouraging us to embrace our shared community and find solidarity in our isolation.
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