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Following investigation, College Council votes to retain treasurer; censures co-presidents

Following investigation, College Council votes to retain treasurer; censures co-presidents

Nicholas Goldrosen December 5, 2018

Last night, College Council (CC) voted 12-7 to retain Treasurer Spencer Carrillo ’20 and mandated he attend educational sanctions to improve his performance. CC also voted 11-7 to censure CC Presidents...

Renzie Lamb leaves behind a legacy of mentorship and excellence. Photo courtesy of Inside Lacrosse.

Renzie Lamb, hall of fame coach and mentor, passes away at 81

David Shakirov December 5, 2018

On Nov. 17, Renzie Lamb, a long-time coach, mentor and role model to the College community, passed away. Lamb spent close to 40 years at the College, providing support through his coaching of the men’s...

High school students vandalize MinCo office

High school students vandalize MinCo office

Davey Morse December 5, 2018

The College is currently investigating two instances of vandalism in Paresky that occurred over Thanksgiving Break. On Saturday morning, Nov. 24, dining services reported to Campus Safety and Security...

Three students receive fellowships

Three students receive fellowships

Rebecca Park 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...

CC allocates funds for MinCo

CC allocates funds for MinCo

Sofie Jones December 5, 2018

On Nov. 13, College Council (CC) voted to approve a one-time allocation of $34,000 to Minority Coalition (MinCo) to fund heritage month events. At the meeting, MinCo co-chairs Tyler Tsay ’19 and Rodsy...

CC forms subcommittee for high-cost club sports

CC forms subcommittee for high-cost club sports

Sofie Jones December 5, 2018

Last Friday, College Council (CC) held the first meeting of a new subcommittee on the funding of high-cost club sports. The goal of the committee is to generate a bylaw proposal for CC to vote on, which...

A Closer Look: Use of College resources for student activism

A Closer Look: Use of College resources for student activism

Arrington Luck December 5, 2018

Mike Bodnarik, the associate director of the Office of Student Life (OSL), sent an email on Nov. 1 to all student groups, clarifying the College’s policy toward the use of college resources for political...

Spring Street Blues: From the files of campus safety and security

Spring Street Blues: From the files of campus safety and security

Campus Safety December 5, 2018

Tuesday 11-27-18 3:52 p.m., Hollander Hall: Officers responded to a report of a minor motor vehicle accident in the parking lot. The Williamstown Police were also called to respond to the situation. Names...

On Sunday, the Black Student Union town hall discussed topics including affinity housing, the JA system and relations with Campus Safety and Security. 
Photo courtesy of Isaiah Blake.

BSU holds town hall exploring affinity housing

Kristen Bayrakdarian November 14, 2018

On Sunday, the Williams College Black Student Union (BSU) organized a town hall in Griffin Hall on affinity housing and Davis Center renovations. As the event flyer read, the gathering was to be “a...

Grant bolsters Islandora

Grant bolsters Islandora

Davey Morse November 14, 2018

Last Tuesday, the College announced that it received a $153,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the Islandora for All project. Islandora is an open-source software framework meant...

MinCo advocates for increased funding

MinCo advocates for increased funding

Rachel Scharf November 7, 2018

This weekend, a document written by the Minority Coalition (MinCo) Steering Committee began circulating, which explained MinCo’s plans to request that $34,000 of College Council’s (CC’s) remaining...

On Wednesday, students across campus participated in an interfaith vigil to remember the victims of the Louisville and Pittsburgh shootings. The vigil included speeches, poetry and songs.
Shaheen Currimjee/Executive Editor.

Students, community members hold vigils for shooting victims

Shaheen Currimjee November 7, 2018

Four days after the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, Pa. and the Kroger supermarket shooting in Louisville, Ky., students, faculty and community members came together in Baxter Hall to...

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