“There’s nothing I’ve ever experienced in my life that hasn’t appeared in a cartoon,” David Sipress was saying. The evidence is in “What’s So Funny? A Cartoonist’s Memoir,” which vividly illustrates how art can spring from angst and serve as a kind of therapy for the creator and the reader who shares the experience.Read article
Final score: 24-19
ESCAC Offensive Player of the Year Bobby Maimaron (first featured in these pages in 2017 as we celebrated the 50th anniversary of our win over Amherst, returning in 2019 to provide another victory, with more comfortable 31-9 margin) again led the attack with some stellar support from receiver Frank Stola.Read article
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Fifty-two years ago, on the night of April 8, 1969, a group of antiwar students…Read article
Two distinguished Williams art professors, Eugene Johnson (emeritus) and Michael J. Lewis, have shared their appraisals of the quality of the campus architecture in Williams College: An Architectural Tour (Princeton Architectural Press 2018).Read article
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.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:Read article
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.Read article