The Brave, New World of Williams College by Lloyd S. Thomas In the late fall of 1963, a high school friend, who had gotten early acceptance at Yale, handed me a faded, well-thumbed, but still elegantly purple copy of the Williams College Bulletin that I still possess and treasure after more than 50 years; somehow […]Read article
Williams captured first place at the first (and only?) Little Three Skateboard Championship, held in the spring of 1965. Undoubtedly this further validated our belief as freshmen that we had matriculated at the right place. Although not a recognized intercollegiate event, the spirited competition at Wesleyan that year put Ephs in the regional forefront […]Read article
That’s our Scot McCullough on the left. Scot graciously consented to pose with James Taylor as the latter was honored at the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Celebration of the Arts on December 4, 2016. They almost gave the award to Scot instead. You can read the full story here. Many thanks to Scot for supplying […]Read article
Two parts to this, both written in 1967 by Tom Stevens, our class speaker and humorist extraordinaire. Check out both… Tom Stevens, vintage 1986 Andy Weiss 1. Classmate Andy Weiss lets loose in his theatrical role as (temporary) villain 2. The Talking Heads of the Lower Reading Room. Ever wonder who those solemn stalwarts […]Read article
The academic monotony of the New Williams was abruptly shattered at 11 pm Wednesday night as 35 students witnessed a near-fatal knifing incident in the lower reading room of the college library.
The victim, Paul Sloan ’67, and fellow student Andy Weiss ’68, became involved in a dispute arising from Weiss’s attempt to type in the study room.Read article
Some of us were savvy during our early days at Williams, cutting a swath through mixers, connecting with a different girl each week, never alone. No doubt you, gentle reader, were in that category. Some of us almost got it right for homecoming weekend freshman year. One of us remembers a last minute Oh I’m […]Read article
This was one of Tom Bell’s many “accomplishments” while at Williams. Perhaps part of his training for his stint as a Watergate attorney?Read article