John Fulkerson and Ted McMahon, both former residents of Brooks House, joined forces to to send us each three of their favorite poems. We’ve published Ted’s work here before, but this is the first time we’ve heard from John. From John Fulkerson’s collection: Thin Places I thought about Iona, a Scottish isle that’s thin and […]Read article
This is good mental exercise, as it turns out, and adds to that vital cognitive reserve. Here are the latest teasers from the team of Steinberg, Heiss, and Caskey: StuffRead article
World Enough and Time I am 75 now – and one of the great gifts is that I can read almost perfectly. I can finally read Virginia Woolf and go silent at her gift. I can read Hemingway and know precisely what is good and what is bunk. I can read almost perfectly. I can […]Read article
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Fifty-two years ago, on the night of April 8, 1969, a group of antiwar students…Read article
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
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