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Room to Grow

It’s a home away from home. A refuge. A place to entertain friends—or just oneself. A blank canvas that can be as cluttered or clean, as ornate or unadorned, as one wishes. The dorm room. Here students offer a peek into their special spaces. Photographed in 2008-09 by Scott Barrow Lehman This television was in

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A Culture of Sport

  Can athletics and academics coexist at a liberal arts college? Forget the legendary school rivalries such as Williams-Amherst. Less visible but more pervasive on campuses across the country is the competition between academics and athletics. The Alumni Review asked philosophy professor Will Dudley ’89 and athletics director Harry Sheehy ’75 to discuss the relationship

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Behind the Mask

After a 20-year career with the L.A. Opera Company, artist Beckie Kravetz ’81 brings sculpture to life in her Massachusetts studio. Beckie Kravetz ’81 became a sculptor by way of the stage. A theater major at Williams, she went on to Yale School of Drama to study dramaturgy and dramatic criticism but found herself lured

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Making the Berkshires Work

By Zelda Stern Photos by Roman Iwasiwka For some Ephs, the seed is planted as early as their first years at Williams—“Someday, I want to make my home in the Purple Valley.” They might stay on for a short time after graduation to work on campus before making their next move, or return later to

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