In Wim Wenders’s award winning 1987 film Wings of Desire (Himmel über Berlin), renowned actor Bruno Ganz plays an angel who sheds his wings and joins the seething mass of humanity in troubled pre-1989 Berlin. He’s fallen in love with the lovely Solveig Dommartin, who plays a trapeze artist. Before he takes that step, however, […]READ ARTICLE
Welcome to the Williams Class of 1968 website. Browse our newest content and linger to explore our past.
The beat goes on at Williams, as we all know. Here are some views from the college collection of campus life during the Fall of 2020 to give you the feel for what Williams during the New Normal.READ ARTICLE
We lost classmate and good friend Bob Cricenti on September 27, 2020. We’ve composed a tribute to him, as we’ve done for others, with remembrances and photos. Please take a moment to browse.READ ARTICLE
Virtual Ephs… For those who have not yet heard, Williams has found yet another way to engage us, and keep us seated on the other end of the log. Whether or not you are suffering from pandemic fatigue, here’s a great chance to activate or reactivate you curiosity and learn what the Williams community has been researching and thinking about.READ ARTICLE
It was the summer of ’72. Vietnam was raging and the draft was foremost on everyone’s mind. After I passed my pre-induction physical at the Seattle Armory I followed the example set by Arlo Guthrie, the protagonist in the movie Alice’s Restaurant. I went and sat down on the Group W bench, reserved for those […]READ ARTICLE
All who attended our 50th reunion remember the exquisite torture that Dr. Howard Steinberg and his accomplice our class president Bob Heiss put us through at our final dinner. Trivia at its finest, followed by music from the era. They are back now with a new batch of headscratchers, perfect fare for an evening, take […]READ ARTICLE
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