Men’s golf cruises to first at home invite

Last weekend, men’s golf dominated the Williams Spring Invitational, with… Read the full article →

Men’s golf cruises to first at home invite Men's golf cruises to first at home invite

Softball extends winning streak to seven

Softball (20-6, 8-1 in the NESCAC) continued its seven-game winning streak with… Read the full article →

Softball extends winning streak to seven Softball extends winning streak to seven

Men’s lacrosse falls in 14-9 loss to Amherst

Men’s lacrosse (8-6, 5-4 in the NESCAC) had highs and lows last week, easily… Read the full article →

Men’s lacrosse falls in 14-9 loss to Amherst Men’s lacrosse falls in 14-9 loss to Amherst

Men’s tennis suffers 5-4 losses against Jeffs and Thoroughbreds

Men’s tennis (11-5, 4-2 in the NESCAC) suffered a tough loss last Sunday to… Read the full article →

Men’s tennis suffers 5-4 losses against Jeffs and Thoroughbreds Men's tennis suffers 5-4 losses against Jeffs and Thoroughbreds

Awkwafina invigorates with risque humor, talent

Last Friday, comedic rapper Awkwafina took the stage at Goodrich Hall in a performance… Read the full article →

Awkwafina invigorates with risque humor, talent Awkwafina invigorates with risque humor, talent

Top News

Chance the Rapper cancels Spring Fling concert

April 23, 2014

Chance the Rapper canceled tomorrow’s concert after he was hospitalized on Sunday. The details of the illness were not released. Chance initially checked into the hospital a few hours before he was scheduled to perform at Coachella. From the hospital, Chance continuously tweeted thanks to his fans for supporting him through this difficult time. According […]

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Selection of commencement Speaker, Bloomberg sparks controversy

April 23, 2014

On March 19, the Record announced that Michael R. Bloomberg, three-term mayor of New York, philanthropist and entrepreneur, would be the principal speaker at Commencement. The decision garnered a variety of responses with some members of the community vocally opposing the College’s selection. Much of the opposition concerns Bloomberg’s controversial policies during his tenure as […]

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Editorials

Major or minor issue?

April 23, 2014

In light of the survey data that clearly show students are taking a narrower breadth of classes and double majoring more frequently, we at the Record applaud the Committee on Educational Policy (CEP) for investigating the possibility of introducing minors to the College’s curriculum. The standard argument against minors at a liberal arts institution assumes […]

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We bought an inn

April 16, 2014

We at the Record commend the College’s recent decision to purchase the Williams Inn. The Williams Inn plays a major role in providing housing for people who visit campus, such as alumni, prospective students and families of current students. Seeing as the business bears the name of the College, it is vital that the College […]

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Other News

MinCo elects new leaders

April 23, 2014

On April 21, the Minority Coalition Board (MinCo) publicized the results of the steering committee elections for the 2014-2015 academic year. The new members of the committee are co-chairs Fiona Dang ’15 and Karen He ’15, treasurer Corbin Chu ’15, communications director Jonathan Burne ’17 and secretary Gordon Wilford ’17. Dang and He highlighted the […]

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Convocation will celebrate opening of new library, Weston field

April 23, 2014

This fall, the Convocation ceremony will be moved back two weeks to Sept. 20, in order to accommodate a larger celebration of the opening of the new Stetson-Sawyer Library. Several weeks later, the College will formally dedicate the Weston field complex. The September weekend will kick off with the normal 11 a.m. Convocation ceremony on […]

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Op-Eds

Courageous discourse

April 23, 2014

There are a lot of ways students can be leaders at Williams, and one of the most underappreciated ones is to be an activist. Activists make us uncomfortable by shaking our community out of its collective contentment with the status quo. They demand that Williams be more inclusive and fair. They were activists who took […]

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United for a reason

April 23, 2014

“Why are the Junior Advisors so exclusive?” If you’ve ever worn the purple Junior Advisor (JA) shirt, chances are that one of your friends has said this to you, maybe as you left to go to a party with other JAs, maybe after you canceled dinner plans to go to a meeting with your Junior […]

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Features

App-creating alumna offers insightful Glimpse into tech world

April 23, 2014

College alums have gone on to build successful careers in a diverse set of fields, to which we may add private-photo-sharing software development, because Glimpse, a new mobile app designed by Elissa Shevinsky ’01, does just that.  Glimpse is like Snapchat in that users can share photos and videos that disappear after a short period […]

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FroCo pays it ‘Ephward’ for charity

April 23, 2014

Pay It Ephward, the biggest fundraising event of the year for Frosh Council (FroCo), took place April 15 in Baxter Hall, with bidding opening at 5 p.m. The event, organized by FroCo representatives Alex Besser ’17 and Funmi Adejobi ’17, consisted of a silent auction in which College students bid on various items and services […]

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Arts

Awkwafina invigorates with risque humor, talent

April 23, 2014

Last Friday, comedic rapper Awkwafina took the stage at Goodrich Hall in a performance hosted by Asian American Students in Action (AASiA) and the Entertainment Committee (ECOMM). The 24-year-old New York native enthusiastically performed some of her wittiest songs, entitled, “Queef,” “NYC Bitche$,” “My V@g,” “Flu Shot” and “Yellow Ranger.” Although the concert lacked the […]

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Lauryn Hill reminds fans of original brilliance, talent

April 23, 2014

Few fit the tortured artist cliché as wholly as Lauryn Hill. Brilliant, outspoken and passionate, her career has been tempestuous and trying. Her solo debut and magnum opus, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill was a profoundly personal work centered on love, feminism and spirituality. Her brutal honesty and open vulnerability connected to millions around the […]

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Sports

Men’s golf cruises to first at home invite

April 23, 2014

Last weekend, men’s golf dominated the Williams Spring Invitational, with the Williams ‘A’ team shooting a two-day team score of 593 at the Taconic Golf Club to best all fellow NESCAC competitors by at least eight strokes. After firing a 300 amidst blustery conditions to take the lead on Day One of competition, Williams ‘A’ […]

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Women’s track races to Little Three victory

April 23, 2014

Last Saturday, women’s track and field earned its 29th consecutive Little Three Championship victory, scoring 150 points over Wesleyan’s 119 and Amherst’s 100 after four distance runners performed well at Princeton last Friday. At Little Threes, many underclassmen had a chance to step up and help carry the team to victory. Overall, the women earned […]

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