Exploring lesser-known sculptural gems at the College

If, like many students at the College, you have taken the famed  course in… Read the full article →

Exploring lesser-known sculptural gems at the College Exploring lesser-known sculptural gems at the College

Guild of Bell-Ringers composes soundtrack to College daily life

The 12 members of the Williams College Guild of Bell-Ringers form a club that… Read the full article →

Guild of Bell-Ringers composes soundtrack to College daily life Guild of Bell-Ringers composes soundtrack to College daily life

Ephs claim first NESCAC title in program history

On Saturday, women’s hockey (15-9-3, 9-4-3 in the NESCAC) downed No. 8 Conn.… Read the full article →

Ephs claim first NESCAC title in program history Ephs claim first NESCAC title in program history

Men’s hoops downs Mitchell, Gordon en route to Sweet 16

Men’s basketball (25-4, 9-1 in the NESCAC) battled to a spot in the Sweet… Read the full article →

Men’s hoops downs Mitchell, Gordon en route to Sweet 16 Men’s hoops downs Mitchell, Gordon en route to Sweet 16

Men’s hockey falls to rival Amherst 3-1

Last Saturday, men’s hockey (15-8-3, 10-5-3 in the NESCAC) fell to Amherst… Read the full article →

Men’s hockey falls to rival Amherst 3-1 Men’s hockey falls to rival Amherst 3-1

Top News

Bloomberg, Armstrong to speak at class of 2014 commencement

March 19, 2014

Trustees, faculty, staff and students on the Honorary Degrees Committee have chosen entrepreneur, philanthropist and three-term New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to deliver the commencement address for the Class of 2014. Bloomberg will be the principal speaker at the College’s 225th Commencement Exercise on June 8. Religious scholar and author Karen Armstrong will be […]

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College selects five honorary degree recipients for commencement

March 19, 2014

The College will award five honorary degrees at the Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2014 on June 8. Recipients Michael R. Bloomberg and Karen Armstrong will deliver the commencement and baccalaureate speeches, respectively. Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, outgoing Chairman of the Williams Board of Trustees Greg Avis ’80 and former President […]

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Editorials

Kinetic Promises Potential

March 19, 2014

The recently announced partnership between Kinetic, the cooperative Wild Oats Market in Williamstown and the Berkshire Food Project is an exciting step forward for student outreach and involvement in the Berkshire community. Though the implementation of the “suspended coupon” program is still in the nascent phase, the Record would like to commend Kinetic for designing […]

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WSO’s Stylish Overhaul

March 19, 2014

We at the Record applaud the students of Williams Students Online (WSO) for the coming upgrade to their website. While WSO is currently functional and widely used, it has minor bugs, such as the frequent inaccuracy of the weather application, and its design is outdated, rendering the website clunky and inconvenient. The Record believes that […]

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Other News

Kinetic, Wild Oats create suspended grocery system

March 19, 2014

In the past few weeks, Kinetic, a student-run think tank based out of the Center for Learning in Action, has started to talk with the management at Wild Oats Market in Williamstown about launching a suspended grocery system. Kinetic hopes to start a trial phase in early April. In a suspended grocery system, customers are […]

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Holzapfel lectures on sight and perception in realism movement

March 19, 2014

Last Thursday, Associate Professor of Theater Amy Holzapfel gave the fourth address in the 2014 Faculty Lecture Series at the College. Holzapfel’s talk, titled “Acts of Seeing: Art, Vision & Realist Theatre,” explored how sight, perception of reality, artistic representation and the stage intersect in the realism movement. Helga Druxes, professor of German, introduced Holzapfel […]

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Op-Eds

Righting our writing

March 19, 2014

I love when professors hand out essay prompts four weeks before an essay is due; it’s like a little reminder of how out of touch they are with my world. No, professor, I will not be starting this essay until two days before it’s due, but thank you so much for giving me this piece […]

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The intersection of work and play

March 19, 2014

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Features

Guild of Bell-Ringers composes soundtrack to College daily life

March 19, 2014

The 12 members of the Williams College Guild of Bell-Ringers form a club that is totally anonymous, but one that also maintains perhaps the most pervasive presence of any student group on campus. Between two and four times daily, one of the bell-ringers climbs up the narrow stairs of Thompson Chapel to send the harmonious […]

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One in 2000: Hannah Friedland

March 19, 2014

The travels and travails of Hannah Friedland ’15 can be described as nothing but epic; the globe-trotting English major has been to dozens of countries. Friedland has definitely put herself farther outside her comfort zone on these trips than most would even contemplate, but at the College she is all about comfort. Friedland, a literary […]

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Arts

Zanele Muholi pioneers visual activism through photography

April 11, 2014

Last Thursday, as a part of Claiming Williams Day’s “Community Discussions,” South African visual activist (a term which the artist herself coined) Zanele Muholi discussed the exhibition of selected works from three of her photographic series currently on display at WCMA. Muholi’s audience filled the first of two rooms displaying the artist’s work – black […]

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Exploring lesser-known sculptural gems at the College

March 19, 2014

If, like many students at the College, you have taken the famed  course in “Aspects of Western Art,” then you are doubtless familiar with at least a few of the prominent pieces of public art on our campus. But while everyone has seen Louise Bourgeois’ Eyes (Nine Elements) in front of the Williams College Museum […]

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Sports

Men’s basketball punches ticket to Final Four

March 19, 2014

Men’s basketball (27-4, 9-1 in the NESCAC) sailed through the Sweet 16 and the Elite Eight at the NCAA Div. III tournament in Fredericksburg, Va., last weekend. Friday’s game against Albertus Magnus in the Sweet 16 was a high-scoring affair, with the men taking an easy 110-92 victory. In the Elite Eight on Saturday, the […]

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Wrestling seizes two third place finishes at Nationals

March 19, 2014

Williams sent two wrestlers to the NCAA Div. III tournament last weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It was the first national appearance for Chris Chorzepa ’17 at 149 and the second-straight appearance for Jorge Lopez ’16 at 157. Both Lopez and Chorzepa wrestled extremely well throughout the weekend, and they each finished third in their […]

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