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Sasha Tucker, Staff Writer

Sasha Tucker '25 is a prospective classics major from New York, N.Y. She is a staff writer for the news section.

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Student band The Kicks rehearsing in the basement of 70 Hoxsey St. From left to right: Owen Hiland ’22, Lizzie High ’24, Emilio Anamos ’24, Anuvind Iyer ’23, and Piper Higgins ’22. (Sasha Tucker/The Williams Record)

Band-Mania: Student bands revamp on-campus music scene one concert at a time

December 1, 2021
I walked into one of the College’s student bands, The Kicks’, Nov. 16 practice a little after 9 p.m., just in time to hear their lively rendition of a-ha’s “Take on Me.” They were rehearsing ahead of their Currier Ballroom performance at the crew formal on Saturday, Nov. 20. That weekend, which was the last weekend before November Break, boasted abnormal amounts of live music.
Students protest for public divestment from fossil fuels

Students protest for public divestment from fossil fuels

November 17, 2021
In recognition of the College Climate Coalition’s Divestment Day of Action on Nov. 12, the College’s Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) chapter held a protest on Paresky steps, calling on the College to publicly commit to divesting from fossil fuels.
Kaiz Esmail ’23 (left), Cheyenne Willis ’23 (middle), and María Fernanda Estrada ’23 (right) posed for a photo at their Frosh Formal in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Kaiz Esmail.)

First-year traditions, halted during pandemic, face uncertain futures

November 17, 2021
Frosh Council, an organization once responsible for class merch, Frosh Formal, and JA Appreciation, has not convened since the 2019-20 academic year. Council members in the Class of 2022 and 2023 reflect on the role of the council and its demise.
All of the four badmates were also members of the Williams Octet during their time at the College.

Darlingside, band of four alums, returns ‘home’ to perform

November 10, 2021
To Auyon Mukharji ’07, one quarter of the band Darlingside, returning to perform in Baxter Hall on Nov. 5 felt like “coming home.” Over the course of the evening, the band’s first performance on campus since June 2019, Darlingside serenaded the College community, cracked jokes among themselves, and even inspired a short dance number from two audience members.
In Other Ivory Towers: Lafayette students protest Greek life

In Other Ivory Towers: Lafayette students protest Greek life

October 26, 2021
At Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, calls to abolish Greek life have been intensifying for more than a year, documented by the @AbolishGreekLifeAtLaf Instagram account.
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