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.
‘Hoping for the best ... expecting the worst’: Navigating Williams as an undocumented student
Last week, the College sent acceptances to around 1,000 students across the world. In a special episode of Press Record, we talk with one student about what it’s like to navigate the college application process and life at Williams as an undocumented immigrant.
Women's History Month & March 11th Anniversary
In this week's episode, we meet with women in STEM and hear about their respective journeys in a male-dominated field. Also on this week's episode, students look back on March 11, 2020– the day of President Mandel's announcement that most students would have to leave campus for the rest of the spring semester in light of the pandemic.
Claiming Williams Day & Black History Month
For Black History Month, Tyler Smith spoke to two Black first-years, one who lives in an affinity pod and one who doesn't. They reflected on adjusting to Williams during the pandemic. And Jacob Posner spoke to Williams Student Union representatives Gwyn Chilcoat '24, Manny Copeland '23, and Yunjin Park '23 about their work addressing Williams' history, particularly the legacy of the Haystack Monument.
Love in Quarantine & Campus Travel for International Students
Press Record presents two stories of the return to campus: one shows how traveling to and from the College is radically different for international students, and the other offers comfort to those who lost hope during a quarantined Valentine’s Day.
11/11/20: Post-Election Edition
This week, we talk with students and faculty about their thoughts before and after the presidential election, and hear about the results of an election survey sent to the student body.
10/21/20: Indigenous People's Day
This week, podcast staff member Sonia Prasad talks with Margaux Kristjansson,
Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American and Indigenous Studies, about Indigenous People's Day last week. We also hear student reactions to the College's decision about the spring calendar.
Customer ReviewsSee All
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.