Press Record is The Williams Record's weekly podcast that gives an overview of the week's top news and delves into a few stories. The Williams Record is the independent student newspaper of Williams College.
5/11/22: Post-Previews II: Inside the Admissions Office
This special edition of Press Record follows members of the podcast team while we look at our college admissions files. From our expectations beforehand, the actual experience of reading it, to takeaways and discussion afterwards, you’ll get to hear it all! We also interviewed Sulgi Lim ’06, Director of Admissions, and Lance Ledet ’21, Admissions Counselor, about the admissions process. We also talked to Connor Middleton ’22 about his thoughts on the College’s new all-grant financial aid policy.
College In Review
This week on Press Record, the podcast talks to students old and new about their college experiences. At the end of the year, we're looking back at our time in Williams and checking in. We've grown and changed; here are some of our stories.
5/4/22: "Tie Into the Rhythms": The Sankofa Episode
This week, Press Record talks to current and founding members of the college's step team, Sankofa. Members present and past speak to the supportive, challenging, and fun space that Sankofa has become over its 25 years of existence--you'll even get to hear some step.
Post-Previews: An Admissions Themed Episode
This week on Press Record, the podcast talks to transfer students, pre-frosh, a student admissions ambassador, and members of the Record board about how we end up at Williams, why we do so, and what happens right after we get here.
Hopkins Forest: You and Your Thoughts in the Woods
This week on Press Record, we delve into the Hopkins Memorial Forest, which hosted the annual Maple Fest this past weekend. We talk to professors, students, and local community members about how they use the forest and think about what it means to us.
Housing x Homes: Professors
This week, Press Record continues our exploration of housing by talking to two professors about how they make a home in Williamstown. One, Justin Crowe '03, went to Williams as a student and now lives here full time. The other, Coby Chasman-Beck, commutes to Williams every week from Brooklyn, NY.
This talks a lot about life and is a very good podcast
What a great podcast
I enjoy this podcast immensely. Rebecca Tauber is a truly inspiring figure.