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Class of 2020 Prizes and Fellowships

Class of 2020 Prizes and Fellowships

Features Desk June 8, 2020

Arthur Judson Prize in Music: Yeojin Choi, Hannah Gruendemann, and Tiffany Tien Arthur Kaufmann, Class of 1899, Prize in English: Calen Firedancing Bruce Sanderson, Class of 1956, Prize in...

Seniors celebrate graduation off-campus

Seniors celebrate graduation off-campus

Bellamy Richardson and Jacob Posner May 23, 2020

(From left to right) Seniors Jared Bathen, RB Smith, Emily Elder and Matt Wiseman stand atop the mountain they plan on hiking — in caps, gowns and hiking boots — when they celebrate their graduation.(Photo...

Pandemic generates uncertainty for class of 2020’s post-College plans

Pandemic generates uncertainty for class of 2020’s post-College plans

Kevin Yang May 23, 2020

The class of 2020 is graduating into a job market that has “literally imploded,” according to Director of the Career Center Don Kjelleren. “We have never seen the labor market unravel that fast...

Former federal prosecutor Jonathan Kravis ’99: Consider government service

Former federal prosecutor Jonathan Kravis ’99: Consider government service

Jonathan Kravis May 23, 2020

To the Williams College Class of 2020: You are graduating into a world facing challenges unlike any we have seen in our lifetimes. A global pandemic is sweeping the globe, millions of Americans are...

Spring sports teams celebrate their seniors despite cancelled seasons

Spring sports teams celebrate their seniors despite cancelled seasons

Stephanie Teng May 23, 2020

Men's crew named their newest racing shell "Class of 2020" in honor of their graduating seniors. (Photo courtesy of head coach Marc Mandel and @Ephheavies on Instagram.) A few days before campus closed...

Artists in (College) residence: Profiles of the Class of 2020

Artists in (College) residence: Profiles of the Class of 2020

Tali Natter May 23, 2020

https://williamsrecord.com/snowball/artists-in-college-residence-profiles-of-the-class-of-2020

Letter from the Editor: The Senior Issue

Letter from the Editor: The Senior Issue

Samuel Wolf May 23, 2020

            As I left campus in mid-March, packing up my belongings in a daze and scrambling to say goodbyes, there was one thought constantly circulating...

In the absence of an in-person commencement this year, seniors reflect on the ceremony and its significance to them. (Kevin Zhang Yang/The Williams Record)

“It doesn’t feel like as much of a triumph”: Seniors reflect on graduating without commencement

Annie Lu May 23, 2020

In the absence of an in-person commencement this year, seniors reflect on the ceremony and its significance to them. (Kevin Zhang Yang/The Williams Record) Since the College announced its decision...

Seniors reminisce on the clubs they founded

Seniors reminisce on the clubs they founded

Joey Fox May 23, 2020

Surf Club, founded by Skylar Chaney ’20 and several friends, takes several trips each year to Narragansett and other northeastern shores. (Photo courtesy of Skylar Chaney.) Classes are finished,...

Four Years through the Headlines: Capturing the Class of 2020’s experience

Four Years through the Headlines: Capturing the Class of 2020’s experience

Jeongyoon Han and Rebecca Tauber May 23, 2020

Members of the Class of 2020 have seen two United States presidents, three College presidents and two different forms of student government during their four years at the College. They’ve celebrated...

“You’re more than enough, you’re worthy, and you belong”: First Gen students reflect on graduating amidst the pandemic

“You’re more than enough, you’re worthy, and you belong”: First Gen students reflect on graduating amidst the pandemic

Kenia Cruz May 23, 2020

Nohely Peraza poses next at the Hopkins Memorial Gate in her cap and gown. It is again the time of year when seniors are normally preparing to receive their diplomas from the College, with their family...

Ben Mygatt ’20 has played violin for over a decade, and he is just getting started

Ben Mygatt ’20 has played violin for over a decade, and he is just getting started

Arrington Luck May 23, 2020

(Photo courtesy of Ben Mygatt.) For over a decade, Ben Mygatt ’20 has honed his craft as a violinist, and he has no plan to stop anytime soon. Starting on the violin at age three, the North Carolina...

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