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SoA Bicentennial
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Connection is the beating heart of the Society of Alumni. Dive in to stories of connection across distance and time, collected for the SoA Bicentennial celebration.
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Jiayang Fan '06, staff writer for The New Yorker, writes about the Atlanta shootings and the dehumanizing of Asian women.
Art in Context
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Ethan Lasser '99, chair of the Art of the Americas department at the MFA, spoke to WBUR about the iconic JFK portrait that now hangs inside Biden's White House.
Local Perspective
Image for Danny Jin ’20: Anti-Asian racism locally, nationally deserves bigger spotlight, some say
Danny Jin '20 writes about Anti-Asian violence for the Berkshire Eagle, with insights from American studies professor Dorothy Wang and Asian studies professor Li Yu.
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After a hike to the top of the Pine Cobble trail, Tasan Smith-Gandy ’24 performs his original composition "Pine Cello," inspired by the natural beauty around him.
Image for Lina Khan ’10 — Joe Biden set to nominate Big Tech critic and antitrust expert for Federal Trade Commission
President Biden is set to nominate Big Tech critic and antitrust expert Lina Khan '10 to be Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.
Front Lines
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Dr. Paloma Marin-Nevarez '12 graduated from medical school in the middle of the pandemic. Reveal podcast followed her through her first months as an emergency medicine resident.
SoA Bicentennial
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Could one vote have changed the course of Williams' history for coeducation? Dive in to the Society of Alumni timeline to learn more.
Poe Picks
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“Sensation was his primary goal.” English professor Shawn Rosenheim recommends the best books on Edgar Allan Poe.
SoA Bicentennial
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David Shakirov '22 interviews Tatiana Cruz '11, historian of race, gender and social movements, in the latest edition of Office Hours.