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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.

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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

    ‘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.

    • 17 min
    Women's History Month & March 11th Anniversary

    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.

    • 23 min
    Claiming Williams Day & Black History Month

    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.

    • 26 min
    Love in Quarantine & Campus Travel for International Students

    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.

    • 24 min
    11/11/20: Post-Election Edition

    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.

    • 16 min
    10/21/20: Indigenous People's Day

    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.

    • 8 min

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