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The Purple Bike Coalition operates out of the bike shop located on the ground floor of Mark Hopkins. (Photo courtesy of Sophie Throop.)

Purple Bike Coalition rents to students, collects unique bicycles

November 3, 2021
One cold October night, I exited Paresky Center to find my bike missing. A week later, after I submitted a panicked rental request to the Purple Bike Coalition, I found it, but the entire ordeal got me thinking: What exactly is the Purple Bike Coalition?
As students enter a new semester, many find themselves adapting to new internship policies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Lulu Whitmore/The Williams Record)

Just OK: Our lukewarm experience with IWS

March 17, 2021
Sophie Throop ’23 and Caleb Dittmar ’23 recount their unsatisfactory experiences with the College's mental health services, or IWS. In light of the rather one-dimensional approach IWS has taken towards student mental health during the pandemic, Throop and Dittmar call on IWS to develop more effective and accessible support systems for students.
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