Sunday, August 24 1968 is one of the landmark dates in the history of the 60s. Not a date like 9/11 or November 23 1963; most people don’t remember this date precisely, but they do remember this event. And even more what happened later that evening outside the Democratic National Headquarters at the Conrad Hilton. […]READ ARTICLE
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We are at the top of the generational cohort of the Baby Boom. We have lived lives that were coexistent with the Cold War. Our political outlook during our adolescence—before we matriculated at Williams—was shaped by the tumultuous Kennedy administration yearsREAD ARTICLE
Let’s Zoom again like we did last summer/yesterday/last week? Ummm, Zoom is now a verb, more frequently heard these days than zerox or google, and no longer needs capitalization (“Thank you so much for the zoom info and the questions.”).There are many other Zooms (the PBS Show, and from that Zoomers, Zoom-aholic, Zoomerang, the lens […]READ ARTICLE
During my junior year, I took a German course in Goodrich Hall. I would often arrive early to stand outside the classroom, where Professor Doris deKeyserlingk was teaching another course in German. I was fascinated by her deep, rich voice and her amazing articulateness. Add to that my awareness that she had fled Russia in […]READ ARTICLE
Friday June 5 saw an estimated 600 peaceful but vocal protesters gather to demonstrate against racial violence in Field Park in Williamstown.READ ARTICLE
How are Williamstown and neighboring communities in Berkshire County coping with COVID-19? Answer: community spirit is strong, people are helping each other. But there’s much more to it than that…READ ARTICLE
We’re all going through this pandemic in different ways–reading more, cleaning out closets, taking online courses, walking, biking, and so forth. In these videos, some of our classmates tell us what they have been doing…READ ARTICLE