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Will Royce, Social Media Editor

Will Royce ’24 is a prospective political economy major from Los Angeles, Calif. He is currently a social media editor, and he has previously served as a staff writer for the features section. Email: [email protected]

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In Other Ivory Towers: Grinnell student dining workers’ union expands to include all Grinnell undergraduate workers

In Other Ivory Towers: Grinnell student dining workers’ union expands to include all Grinnell undergraduate workers

May 11, 2022
Student workers at Grinnell College in Iowa recently voted to expand the Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers (UGSDW) to include all hourly undergraduate student workers.
Students and faculty explore Sterling A. Brown archives

Students and faculty explore Sterling A. Brown archives

May 11, 2022
The College recently acquired the collection of Sterling A. Brown, a notable critic and poet who was Class of 1922. Students and professors have had the ability to engage with his materials in a variety of courses.
The pretrial conference will be at the Berkshire County Superior Court. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)

Former driver sues College for wrongful termination

April 20, 2022
Vincenzo Alcaro, a former College driver who was fired in 2019, initiated a lawsuit in October 2020 against the College alleging that the College wrongfully terminated his employment as retaliation for his claim for workers’ compensation.
Hippies vs. Squirrelmen, written and directed by Diego Mongue ’25, premieres at Images

Hippies vs. Squirrelmen, written and directed by Diego Mongue ’25, premieres at Images

March 16, 2022

On March 4, some 40-odd people at Images saw the world premiere of the feature film Hippies vs. Squirrelmen, directed by, written by, and starring Diego Mongue ’25. I was lucky enough to find out about...

Julia Lim ’23 competes for prizes in the Winter Carnival tricycle race. (Photo courtesy of Aidan Lloyd-Tucker.)

Winter Carnival adapts activities to weather-related setbacks

February 23, 2022
Winter Carnival usually capitalizes on cold and snowy weather to promote winter festivities – but last Friday, weather conditions were less than ideal.
Chair of the American Studies program Dorothy Wang said changes in sabbaticals hit her department extra hard, since it has only a few faculty to begin with. (Bellamy Richardson/The Williams Record)

Pandemic sabbatical delays complicate dept. staffing

December 1, 2021
Sabbatical leave is intended to give professors time off to conduct research in their field of expertise. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many professors were forced to postpone their 2020-2021 sabbatical leaves, causing an influx in the demand for leaves in the current academic year and beyond.
Can we trust the trustees?

Can we trust the trustees?

November 10, 2021
Will Royce '24 argues that members of the College's investment committees hold ties to the fossil fuel industry, and that these connections may be the reason behind the College's refusal to publicly commit to divestment.
Club sports grapple with issues of funding, access, and equity

Club sports grapple with issues of funding, access, and equity

October 27, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and a bumpy transition between funding systems in recent years have brought to the forefront issues of scarce funds and perceived disparities with varsity teams — issues that club sport members say challenge the values of inclusivity that their teams are based on.
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