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July 2018

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Salsa y Empanadas

Fri, July 13th, 2018
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An evening of food and dance, a fundraiser for the Berkshire Immigrant Center!

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Play Chess!

Wed, July 25th, 2018
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Come play (or learn to play) chess at 7:00 PM today in Paresky (due to rain forecast)! Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. There will be snacks

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You are invited to an Ice Cream Social Today

Thu, July 26th, 2018
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For the Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer Come join OSL and Dining Services for an Ice Cream Social Today July 26 in Paresky ’58 Lounge Time 12 noon – 2:00pm Ice Cream Sundae’s Ice Cream Cones Choco Tacos, Ice Cream Novelties Fruit Cones and Snow Cones. Free Summer Giveaways while they last Hope to see you there

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September 2018

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Black Bodies On Stage, A Conversation with Aleshea Harris: Playwright, Performer, Screenwriter, Poet

Black Bodies On Stage, A Conversation with Aleshea Harris: Playwright, Performer, Screenwriter, Poet

Fri, September 7th, 2018
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"How are contemporary Black artists subverting and re-visioning perceptions and performances of Blackness? How do artists of color navigate the burden of representation without self-censorship?"

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Study Away Information Table 9/10 in Paresky

Mon, September 10th, 2018
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One event on Sat, June 15th, 2024 at 12:00pm

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Attention Sophomores! Are you interested in Study Away during your Junior year? Stop by Paresky on Monday 9/10 from 12pm-1:30pm.

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Center for Learning in Action (CLiA) Open Office Hours

Thu, September 13th, 2018
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until Thu, December 13th, 2018

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Today, and every Thursday from 11:30am-1:30pm, CLiA staff will be at the tables in Paresky to answer your questions, promote a wide variety of opportunities, and share information about our office and what we do. Come talk with us, and enjoy some free treats!

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Medical Ethics Society: First Meeting on Posthumous Organ Donation

Thu, September 13th, 2018
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Our first meeting is tonight from 8-9pm in Paresky 114! We'll be discussing Posthumous Organ Donation--specifically, the extent of one's right over her dead body, and whether/how the government may infringe on this right under different policies. No preparation required, so stop by if interested!

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Refugee Advocates – First Official Meeting Sunday, 7pm!

Sun, September 23rd, 2018
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Join Refugee Advocates: No Lost Generation for our meeting this Sunday, 7-8pm at Paresky 112. So much to discuss: local presentations, campus events, and other opportunities to get involved in refugee and immigrant advocacy. Contact eml6 with questions or to join our listserv.

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Build an Edible Sukkah with WCJA and Learn about Sukk

Mon, September 24th, 2018
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Come to Paresky lawn to build a Sukkah in the Sukkah and learn about the Jewish holiday of Sukkot!

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Come PHONE BANK to help Democrats win!

Wed, September 26th, 2018
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Join us to call voters in swing districts and help Democrats win! We will also be discussing future Williams College Democrats plans and events. Please bring your laptop and phone if possible. Contact zpd1 or zd2 for more information.  Paresky 223 on 9/26/18 at 8:00 p.m.

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Faculty Workshop Thursday at 4:00: Balancing Teaching and Writing

Thu, September 27th, 2018
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At 4pm Thursday, join Stephanie Dunson, Director of Writing Programs, for an hour-long workshop exploring strategies for sustaining a productive writing routine while also fulfilling teaching demands and departmental responsibilities. (Paresky 203)

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DIY Terrarium Night!

Fri, September 28th, 2018
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Need some decoration for your room? Love tiny plants and toy dinosaurs? Join us for a night of terrarium-making fun! All materials and snacks provided.

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October 2018

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Feminist Collective Meeting TONIGHT!

Wed, October 3rd, 2018
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Feminist Collective is having our weekly meeting TONIGHT at 8:30pm in Paresky 220. We will be discussing and critiquing White and Western Feminism(s), and all are welcome. We hope to see you there!

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Diana Al-Hadid Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Diana Al-Hadid Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Wed, October 3rd, 2018
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Diana Al-Hadid (American, b. Aleppo, Syria 1981), gives a talk on "Delirious Matter", four public art sculptures temporarily installed on the Williams campus. Opening Reception at 5:30 pm, Paresky '58 Lounge. Artist Talk at 6:30 pm, Paresky Auditorium.

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Blessing of the Animals in celebration of St. Francis Day

Thu, October 4th, 2018
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Blessing of the Animals in celebration of St. Francis Day
Thursday, October 4 from 11:30 - 1:00 PM and again from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Paresky Center front porch.

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Students With Disabilities General Meeting Thursday

Thu, October 11th, 2018
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Join us in Paresky 203 Thursday at 5:30pm for our first general meeting of the year! We will be talking about what we'd like to see happen as a group this year. Feel free to bring your dinner and eat with us. Hope to see you there!

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Medical Ethics Society: Discussion on Physician-Assisted Suicide

Thu, October 11th, 2018
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Tonight's discussion is on the topic of "Physician-Assisted Suicide: should or when should it be an option?" We will be investigating Oregon's Death with Dignity Act and liberal euthanasia laws in Belgium. No prior reading is required. Join us at 8pm in Paresky 114 if you are interested.

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Screening of award-winning documentary Roll Red Roll and panel discussion

Sun, October 14th, 2018
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Roll Red Roll Doc is an award-winning true-crime documentary. Filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman will be in attendance for a panel discussion and Q&A after the film, along with Prof. Kai M. Green, Prof. Annie Valk, and Williams Football Coach Mark Raymond.

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Restructuring Storytime: Town Hall Meeting

Sun, October 14th, 2018
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This Sunday evening at 9pm in the Henze Lounge of upstairs Paresky, please join Storyboard in conversations about Storytime's mission and brainstorming actions to create the most inclusive, welcoming, warm, and community-oriented space possible. As always, there will be cookies!

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International Dinner

Tue, October 16th, 2018
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Come join us at our weekly International Student Association dinner tonight at 5:30 in Paresky 220. Bring friends, everyone welcome!

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Hale County This Morning, This Evening: A Social Change Film Series Selection

Hale County This Morning, This Evening: A Social Change Film Series Selection

Tue, October 16th, 2018
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Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South. Talkback led by Dr. Horace Ballard. Free Admission, Open to the Public!

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Economics Lunch Discussion with Prof. Phelan - TODAY!

Thu, October 18th, 2018
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Grab lunch and join Prof. Phelan for an informal roundtable economics discussion TODAY at 11:45am in Paresky 222. The talk is entirely open-ended and open to all!

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BAKE SALE! Come support ¡Vive!

Fri, October 19th, 2018
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BAKE SALE : Come support ¡Vive! in Paresky today from 10am-4pm, or until supplies run out. From Brigaderios, to funnel cake, biscochitos, and arepas, we have it all! Venmo and cash accepted.

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Economics Evening Discussion with Prof. Caprio – Monday 10/22!

Mon, October 22nd, 2018
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Professor Caprio will be sharing his expertise on private vs. public sector job experiences at 6:30pm in Paresky 222 on Monday 10/22. The talk is entirely open-ended and open to all!

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International Dinner

Tue, October 23rd, 2018
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Come join us at our weekly International Student Association dinner tonight at 5:30 in Paresky 220. Bring friends, everyone welcome!

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Show Solidarity with Immigrants! Take a Pic, Win A Shirt

Wed, October 24th, 2018
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October 24th is the I Stand With Immigrants Day of Action! Have your photo taken and turned into an #ISWI portrait poster to show solidarity. Participants will be entered into our free ISWI shirt raffle. CISA will be tabling in Paresky from 10am to 3pm to take photos, come by!

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Grad School and BEYOND + Chipotle <3

Wed, October 24th, 2018
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We'd like to cordially invite you to Life at Williams' First Event of the Year: Grad School and Beyond. The event will be structured with a question and answer panel with catering from CHIPOTLE. It will be in Paresky Auditorium from 5:30-7:00pm on Oct. 24.

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Song, Sound & Symbol

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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Gain a deeper knowledge of Jewish liturgy through communal music making, text study & conversation. Rigorous engagement with historic Jewish sounds & classic texts & positive in their affirmation of the value and inherent beauty of all voices.

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Students With Disabilities General Meeting Today!

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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Join us in Paresky 203 Thursday at 5:30pm for our general meeting! We will be getting to know each other and talking about what we'd like to see happen as a group this year. Feel free to bring your dinner and eat with us. Hope to see you there!

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Economics Evening Discussion with Prof. Hali Edison — 10/25 @ 6:30pm!

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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Join ESAC on 10/25 at 6:30pm in Paresky 222 to hear Prof. Hali Edison discuss her extensive work with the International Monetary Fund, Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Department of Treasury, and Norwegian Central Bank!

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The 2018 Davis Lecture with Dr. Beverly Wright, "Environmental Justice and Equity in the Face of Climate Change"

The 2018 Davis Lecture with Dr. Beverly Wright, "Environmental Justice and Equity in the Face of Climate Change"

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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The W. Allison Davis 1924 and John A. Davis 1933 Lecture commemorates the remarkable work of the two distinguished scholars for which the Center is named. The Davis Lecture is delivered each year by a scholar whose work concentrates on some aspect of race, class, or education in the United States.

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Medical Ethics Society: Truth-telling to Pediatric and Terminal Patients

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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Tonight's discussion is on the topic of "Truth-Telling to Pediatric and Terminal Patients". We will be examining what might justify non-disclosure in two cases where telling the truth is not the obvious decision. No prior reading is required. Join us at 8pm in Paresky 114 if you are interested.

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Feminist Collective Meeting TONIGHT!

Thu, October 25th, 2018
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Tonight, FemCo is meeting at 8:30pm in Paresky 220 to discuss the recent Anti-Trans Proposal from the Trump Administration and provide both a support space to process and also a space to take concrete actions to stand against this hateful and violent proposal. Join us!

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MQ! Every Wednesday, 6pm - 7:30pm, Paresky 220. Come collaborate on fun and challenging math problems over dinner with like-minded folks. Free swipe.

Wed, October 31st, 2018
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MQ! Every Wednesday, 6pm - 7:30pm, Paresky 220. Come collaborate on fun and challenging math problems over dinner with like-minded folks. Free swipe.

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November 2018

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NLT Big Prize BINGO Friday Night

Fri, November 2nd, 2018
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The Neighborhood Leadership is sponsoring big prize BINGO in Paresky Center (Baxter Hall) on Friday night at 8pm. Bring your friends for a chance to win prizes such as AirPods, a 32" tv, a bluetooth speaker, a GoPro, an Apple Watch, a Poloroid Camera and Goff's gear!

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Dinner with Rabbi Seth Wax

Tue, November 6th, 2018
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Join us tonight at 6pm in Paresky 112 for dinner and a conversation with Rabbi Seth Wax about finding transcendence in unexpected places. All are welcome!

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The Opioid Epidemic in our Midst

The Opioid Epidemic in our Midst

Wed, November 7th, 2018
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What does the opiod epidemic look like in northwestern Massachusetts?  What factors contribute to the epidemic, and how have medical, mental health, and community agencies been responding to the crisis? Guest panelists, Dr. Alex Sabo,  Wendy Penner, and Kenna Waterman, will address these questions.

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Write Birthday Cards To Michael Johnson

Thu, November 8th, 2018
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Please join us in writing cards for Michael Johnson's upcoming birthday in December. Michael Johnson is a black gay HIV positive man who was sentenced to 30 years for HIV Nondisclosure. Swing by Paresky 220 between 6 and 7 PM to wish him well. Snacks and Supplies will be provided!

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Veterans Day Card Making in Baxter Hall

Fri, November 9th, 2018
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Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11th! Join Lehman Community Engagement and Williams After Dark to decorate and write notes to thank Veterans this Friday at 8pm in Baxter Hall. There will be fun stickers and patriotic snacks! Letters will be sent to Veterans through the program Operation Gratitude.

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2018 Winter Blitz

Sat, November 10th, 2018
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Winter Blitz is an annual one day event when students from Williams College, Bennington College, and MCLA weatherize homes in the community for free. Students and home applicants should apply online by November 3, 2018!

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Feminist Collective Meeting TONIGHT!

Thu, November 15th, 2018
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Tonight at 8:30pm in Paresky 220, FemCo will be having our weekly meeting on the topic of sex work. What is sex work? How can non-sex workers show up and be active allies to sex workers in the age of FOSTA/SESTA? How has feminism harmed and excluded sex workers? Come chat with us and learn.

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Medical Ethics Society: Eradicating Down Syndrome with Prenatal Testing

Tue, November 20th, 2018
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Looking for a Thanksgiving dinner conversation starter? Equip yourself for your relatives and join us tonight in Paresky 114 from 8-9 as we discuss the "non-identity problem" and the practice of systematically screening for Down Syndrome through prenatal testing in Scandinavia. No reading required.

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Williams Barbell Club First Organizational Meeting Wednesday November 28th at 8pm in Paresky 201 (Reading Room)!!!!

Wed, November 28th, 2018
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The Williams Barbell Club for power lifting is holding our first organizational meeting on Wednesday 8pm in Paresky 201. Come to learn more about the club and our goals. All are welcome, regardless of your experience level. For more information, please contact Cameron Carver, WBC president (ccc5).

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Society for Conservative Thought: Diversity and the Liberal Arts

Thu, November 29th, 2018
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What is "diversity"? How can it contribute to liberal arts education? Join us on 11/29 to hear Lawrence Purdy, a U.S. Supreme Court counsel, and William Allen, former chairman of the US Commission on Civil Rights, examine these questions and more.

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Write a letter to a refugee! (And eat cookies)

Write a letter to a refugee! (And eat cookies)

Thu, November 29th, 2018
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Circle of Women and No Lost Generation are teaming up to support Letters of Love, a non-profit that delivers letters to refugees. Take a moment to remind someone across the world that they’re not alone!
Come to upstairs Paresky this Thursday 11/29 7:30-9 pm to write a letter and eat cookies!

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WAD presents: Gift Wrapping for Mohawk Forest Affordable Housing Complex!

WAD presents: Gift Wrapping for Mohawk Forest Affordable Housing Complex!

Fri, November 30th, 2018
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Join Williams After Dark in wrapping gifts that will be donated to children from local low-income families! Contribute to this cause with your wrapping skills...or just stop by for some cookies and cocoa!

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December 2018

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Discussion Dinner with Economics Prof. Don Carlson TONIGHT!

Tue, December 4th, 2018
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Join ESAC for dinner and a discussion with Prof. Don Carlson tonight at 6:30pm in Paresky 222! Prof. Carlson specializes primarily in environmental studies and political economy and has worked in strategy consulting, investment, and entrepreneurial management. All are welcome!

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Chef Philippe Parola to Discuss Solutions to Invasive Fish Species Silverfin, Wednesday, December 5th, 7pm Paresky Auditorium

Wed, December 5th, 2018
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Chef Philippe Parola to Discuss Solutions to Invasive Fish Species Silverfin Williams College invites the community to attend a discussion at with Chef Philippe Parola, a renowned Baton Rouge, La.-based chef, who is developing a human consumption market for Asian Carp, also known as Silverfin, an invasive species in the Mississippi River and beyond. The event, which is free and…

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Self-Made Self-Care: Create your own Wellbeing Kits featuring Play-Dough, bubbles, tea, and more!

Fri, December 7th, 2018
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Self-Made Self-Care: Choose from a wide selection of goodies to make your own self-care kit that will help you feel balanced and grounded during finals season.

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January 2019

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Donate Books to People in Prison

Wed, January 9th, 2019
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Donate your books to people currently incarcerated in the Berkshire County House of "Corrections" in honor of MLK Day. There will be a box outside Sharif Rosen's office (the Chaplain's Office) on the 2nd floor of Paresky. New AND Used!

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Community Engagement Fair: Wednesday, January 9th - 5:30-7:00 - Paresky

Wed, January 9th, 2019
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Come learn about many of the wonderful opportunities to get involved in the Berkshire community while enjoying hot chocolate, a mac ‘n cheese bar, and brownies! The fair is a joint effort among Lehman Community Engagement, CC, and CLiA.

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Join Women in PSCI for Lunch and Discussion with Elizabeth Andersen, World Justice Project

Sat, January 12th, 2019
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Join Women in Political Science for a pizza lunch and conversation with Elizabeth Andersen. Ms. Andersen serves as the director of the World Justice Project and has over 20 years of experience in international law.

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Ephpreciation 2019

Tue, January 15th, 2019 - Thu, January 17th, 2019
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Show your Ephpreciation for Ephs: Sign a thank you card to 16,000+ alumni! Cards will be available in Paresky during lunch Jan. 15 -17 (Tues. – Thurs.) from 11AM to 2PM. Sign enough cards for Williams' socks, a hat, or a water bottle!

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NLT Cabin Fever Cookie Baking Competition

Thu, January 17th, 2019
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Stop by Paresky at 4:30 to taste and vote for your favorite cookie from the NLT Cabin Fever Cookie Baking Competition!

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CHIPOTLE! CHIK-FIL-A! MCDONALDS! Order your favorite foods to be delivered to you on 01/24 at noon

Sat, January 19th, 2019 - Thu, January 24th, 2019
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CHIPOTLE! CHIK-FIL-A! MCDONALDS! Support the GMT trip to Peru by ordering in person at Paresky this Monday @12pm, Tuesday @5pm or Wednesday @5pm. Your food will be delivered to you on 01/24 at noon. $5 service fee added to each order.

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Hedge Fund Investment Analyst Rahul Bahl '09 Speaking at Paresky 220 on Monday (12:30PM)

Mon, January 21st, 2019
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Join the Economics Student Advisory Committee on Monday at 12:30PM in Paresky 220 to discuss work in financial services and hedge funds with Rahul Bahl '09, investment analyst at Hidden Hills Partners Fund.

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Selma screening Monday night with Commentary by local King scholar/author Stewart Burns

Selma screening Monday night with Commentary by local King scholar/author Stewart Burns

Mon, January 21st, 2019
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PSCI 16 - Aikido, Gandhi, and King is pleased to present "Selma". Paresky 201, 7pm. With comments from local MLK scholar Stewart Burns, author of "To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King's Mission and its Meaning for America"

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Fresh Check Day-- Stop by Baxter Hall on Tuesday (1/22) 12pm-2pm

Tue, January 22nd, 2019
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Stop by Baxter Hall on Tuesday, January 22nd (12pm-2pm) for Fresh Check Day, a mental health promotion and suicide prevention event that includes interactive expo booths, peer-to-peer messaging, and the support of on-campus resources.

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Screening of Inside Out TONIGHT!

Wed, January 23rd, 2019
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Join Mental Health Committee for a screening of Inside Out in Paresky 220 at 7:30 pm tonight! Snacks will be provided!

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Today! Noon-2pm, Fourth Annual Winter Warm Up, Paresky Henze Lounge, Comfort Food and Friends

Thu, January 24th, 2019
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Today! Noon-2pm, Fourth Annual Winter Warm-Up, Paresky Center Henze Lounge, 2nd Floor, Fireplace. Gather with colleagues and students while enjoying a delightful tasting menu of soups, salad and red cardinal cookies!

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New Orleans Jazz and Street Performance

Thu, January 24th, 2019
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Williams' Musical Street Performers will entertain with their songs and silliness to raise money for musical instruments in needy BerkshiresElementary school. Bring along some spare "dead presidents" to throw in their hat for a good cause.

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Epic!!! LEGO Building Competition: Williams vs. WES students, Paresky, Jan 25, 3-5 - Who will win?

Fri, January 25th, 2019
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This Friday, January 25th from 3-5, two teams of Williams students will compete with a team from WES to see who can build a lego model of the Saturn V rocket the fastest. Active audience participation is encouraged. Come watch and join!!!

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February 2019

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Call for Submissions for the William Sloane Coffin Speech Competition

Mon, February 4th, 2019
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If you have got something to say, let's her it!

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squash club interest meeting and sign-up sheet

Tue, February 5th, 2019
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We're starting a squash club! If you're interested in joining - sign up on this spreadsheet and/or come to our interest meeting on Tuesday (Feb 5) at 7pm in Paresky 220! All levels of experience are welcome <3

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Birthright & Israel Summer Travel & Study Info Session

Wed, February 6th, 2019
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Are you interested in traveling to Israel this summer or next year? Meet with Rabbi Seth to learn about travel and study opportunities. We'll discuss Birthright and other options. All are welcome!

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Ensuring Equity in the Built Environment at Williams – we welcome your insights!

Ensuring Equity in the Built Environment at Williams – we welcome your insights!

Thu, February 7th, 2019
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One event on Sat, June 15th, 2024 at 10:00am

One event on Sat, June 15th, 2024 at 10:00am

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The Equity Drafting Table is an interactive “pop-up” exhibit / open house created with the purpose of convening conversations on equity in the built environment.  Join us for its launch on Thursday at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm in Baxter Hall!

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Come relax and socialize as you decorate Valentine's cookies!

Sat, February 9th, 2019
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Ages 7 and up are welcome to join us in the Luetkemeyer Lounge in Paresky (downstairs), where Williams College Dining Services will guide our creative activity. Event sponsored by Spouse/Partner Resources.

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Join the Williams Debate team!

Sat, February 9th, 2019
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The Williams Debating Union is holding its first meeting this Saturday, February 9th at 4pm in Paresky 220. Swing by to learn more about parliamentary debate tournaments and leadership positions available. No experience necessary!

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An Evening of Chinese Song

An Evening of Chinese Song

Sat, February 9th, 2019
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In celebration of the Chinese New Year the Department of Asian Studies proudly presents 帅德 SLATER RHEA, American singer and TV personality in China,
in "An Evening of Chinese Song."

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Swedish Program Information Table 2/11

Mon, February 11th, 2019
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Stop by the tables in Paresky on Monday 2/11 to talk with the Swedish Program! A representative from the program will be on hand to answer any questions and discuss this unique study away program at the Stockholm School of Economics in Stockholm, Sweden. Later in the evening there will be an information session and traditional 'fika' gathering with coffee…

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Dinner with Prof. Njoya

Mon, February 11th, 2019
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Join us tonight at 6 in Paresky 112 for dinner with Professor Nimu Njoya. We will be talking about laughter as a spiritual practice, and whether it's okay to cultivate lightness in a troubled world. All are welcome.

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Swedish Program Information Session and 'Fika' Monday evening 2/11!

Mon, February 11th, 2019
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Come to Paresky 201 on Monday 2/11 at 7 pm for an information session about The Swedish Program. Meet with a representative to ask questions and learn more about this wonderful study away opportunity. Perfect for students thinking of studying away, applying to study away, or already accepted into the program! After the Swedish Program information session join us for…

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Want to work with special needs adults? BFAIR Buddies Info Session this Wednesday!

Wed, February 20th, 2019
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BFAIR Buddies is hosting an info session (with food!) on Wednesday, February 20th at 5:30 pm in Paresky 203. Swing by if you would like to sign up to be a buddy for an adult or just want to learn more.

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March 2019

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Latke Hamantaschen Debate

Latke Hamantaschen Debate

Wed, March 6th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Come watch some of your favorite professors and staff members  (Professor Garrity, Professor Owen, CJ Hazell, Hannah Lipstein) debate over the best Jewish treat: Latkes or Hamantaschen? 

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LUNCH DISCUSSION: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND LANDFILLS

Fri, March 8th, 2019
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Come join us for a lunchtime discussion on the environmental justice impacts of landfills! We’ll be in Paresky 220 from 12 - 1pm on 3/8 (Friday). Bring your lunch, and come discuss the consequences felt by the communities near landfills.

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WRFC Charity Chili Cookoff - Benefitting the Brien Center in North Adams, MA

WRFC Charity Chili Cookoff - Benefitting the Brien Center in North Adams, MA

Fri, March 8th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Come support the WRFC Charity Chili Cookoff for Mental Health - Benefitting the Brien Center in North Adams! Suggested student donation of $4 to sample all the chilis! Want to make a chili? Have questions? Reach out to jrn2@williams.edu

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Pick up a succulent or create a terrarium!

Pick up a succulent or create a terrarium!

Fri, March 8th, 2019
Paresky Center
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There will be 20 succulents for anyone! You are free to take them as is, or there will be glass globes and mason jars that you can create a terrarium. We will have all of the materials, including purple pebbles and cow figurines ;). We will host another event if there is more interest!

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Buy Egg Tarts to support Williams in Mexico!

Sat, March 9th, 2019 - Sun, March 10th, 2019
Paresky Center
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This weekend at dinnertime (March 9, 5 p.m.), the Williams in México Team will be tabling at Paresky selling egg tarts for $2 each! Come and support us while treating yourself!

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STS Awareness Lunch #1 @ Paresky – Meet Faculty in Science & Technology Studies

Tue, March 12th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Science & Technology Studies (STS) is an interdisciplinary program concerned with science and technology and their relationship to society. Come meet faculty who teach in STS and learn about the concentration.

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April 2019

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Come meet CET Brazil!

Tue, April 2nd, 2019
Paresky Center
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Come join CET Academic Programs Abroad for some pizza and learn more about their study abroad program in Brazil. Resident Director Sulia Folli and CET representative Cameron Ruscitti will be on campus to meet with students who want to learn more about this program in São Paulo, Brazil. A past participant from the program will also be on hand to…

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STS Awareness Lunch #2 @ Paresky - Meet Faculty in Science & Technology Studies

Tue, April 16th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Science & Technology Studies (STS) is an interdisciplinary program concerned with science and technology and their relationship to society. Come meet faculty who teach in the program and learn about our concentration.

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Contradance in Paresky

Contradance in Paresky

Sat, April 20th, 2019
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Williams' first and only contradance of the year will be held this Saturday, April 20, from 8-10 PM in Baxter Hall. Everyone is welcome -- all dances will be taught and no experience is necessary. See you there!

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May 2019

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Last chance to buy challah at lunch TODAY – proceeds to combat food insecurity! Delicious new recipe

Mon, May 6th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Buy delicious challah -- chocolate, cinnamon-sugar, or plain -- during lunchtime today, with all proceeds going to combat food insecurity (Berkshire Food Project and Mazon)! NEW RECIPE! Made with love by Williams folks and local families.

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July 2019

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WCMA Digital DataThon, Saturday July 20

Sat, July 20th, 2019
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On Sat Jul 20, WCMA, the iTech Team, and Quantitative Skills Programs invite you to take a look at WCMA Digital Data and to think about the stories we might tell from it in and all day DataThon. More info in the description.

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September 2019

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Global Climate Strike on September 20, Paresky Center Steps

Global Climate Strike on September 20, Paresky Center Steps

Fri, September 20th, 2019
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Join us for the global climate strike on Friday, September 20 at 4:00 PM on the steps of Paresky, alongside millions of students and adults around the world to demand real climate action. All are welcome, whether Williams-affiliated or not.

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National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, 9/24! Register to Vote at Paresky 11 AM – 7 PM!

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, 9/24! Register to Vote at Paresky 11 AM – 7 PM!

Tue, September 24th, 2019
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National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, 9/24! EphVotes and CLiA will be tabling in and outside of Paresky from 11 AM - 7 PM. We will have everything necessary to register for all states! Stop by with questions and we'll be glad to help!

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October 2019

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Berkshire Doula Project General Open Meeting

Wed, October 16th, 2019
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Join us to speak about reproductive rights, Doula opportunities, and more!

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Buy Challah at Lunch TODAY to Combat Local Food Insecurity!

Fri, October 25th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Buy delicious challah — chocolate, cinnamon-sugar, or plain — during lunchtime today, with all proceeds going to combat food insecurity (Berkshire Food Project). You'll find us at Paresky 11:45-1:15, though come early before we sell out!

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November 2019

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Buy Challah Friday at Lunch to Combat Local Food Insecurity!

Fri, November 15th, 2019
Paresky Center
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Buy delicious challah — chocolate, cinnamon-sugar, or plain — during lunch Friday, with proceeds going to combat food insecurity (Berkshire Food Project). You'll find us at Paresky 11:45-1:15, though come early before we sell out!

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Debate Watch Party in Baxter! Wed. 11/20 at 9pm

Debate Watch Party in Baxter! Wed. 11/20 at 9pm

Wed, November 20th, 2019
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We're hosting a watch party for Wednesday's Democratic Debate at 9pm in Baxter Hall! We'll have pizza and dessert, and all are welcome! We're excited for the campus and wider community to come together around national politics.

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January 2020

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Buy Challah Thursday at Lunch to Combat Local Food Insecurity! Fresh - baked that morning!

Thu, January 9th, 2020
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Buy delicious challah — chocolate, cinnamon-sugar, plain, and possibly a savory cheese+chive — during lunch, with proceeds going to combat food insecurity. Paresky Noon-2, though come early before we sell out!

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March 2020

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American Muslim: A Film About Being Muslim in the Age of Trump

American Muslim: A Film About Being Muslim in the Age of Trump

Sun, March 1st, 2020
Paresky Center
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On January 27, 2017, an executive order banned people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the United States. This film explores how the lives of American Muslims were upended by the ban as well as their work and activism

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Fourth Annual John Donovan ’83 Memorial Charity Chili Cook-Off for Mental Health

Fourth Annual John Donovan ’83 Memorial Charity Chili Cook-Off for Mental Health

Sun, March 8th, 2020
Paresky Center
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Come enjoy some chili for mental health awareness, in loving memory of John Donovan, '83! All proceeds go to the Brien Center in North Adams.

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Cookies and Carbon Offsets with WEC!

Cookies and Carbon Offsets with WEC!

Wed, March 11th, 2020
Paresky Center
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Williams has purchased carbon offsets to achieve carbon neutrality, and we'll purchase cookies! Bring your own dinner and join WEC for a brief student-led chat about what carbon offsets are and which ones we've purchased!

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April 2022

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Earth Week Fair on Paresky Lawn This Saturday!

Earth Week Fair on Paresky Lawn This Saturday!

Sat, April 23rd, 2022
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This Earth Week the Zilkha Center is hosting a Sustainability Celebration. Join us for good music, fun activities, and a food truck!

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May 2022

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Williams Jazz Fest Day 1!

Williams Jazz Fest Day 1!

Sat, May 7th, 2022
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Williams Jazz Fest is a new way to present the college's active jazz scene all at one place at one time. During the weekend jazz fans can look forward to enjoying Immanuel Wilkins Quartet, Williams Jazz Orchestra with special guest Alexa Tarantino, Williams Jazz Faculty Ensemble with special guest Jeremy Pelt, and a host of student ensemble performances. Scroll down…

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Williams Jazz Fest Day 2!

Williams Jazz Fest Day 2!

Sun, May 8th, 2022
Paresky Center
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Williams Jazz Fest is a new way to present the college's active jazz scene all at one place at one time. During the weekend jazz fans can look forward to enjoying Immanuel Wilkins Quartet, Williams Jazz Orchestra with special guest Alexa Tarantino, Williams Jazz Faculty Ensemble with special guest Jeremy Pelt, and a host of student ensemble performances. Scroll down…

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September 2022

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Spanish Language Table

Mon, September 19th, 2022
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

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Practice your Spanish every Tuesday at noon in Paresky 114!

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Spanish Language Table

Tue, September 20th, 2022
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

Paresky Center
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Practice your Spanish every Tuesday at noon in Paresky 114!

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Spanish Language Table

Tue, September 27th, 2022
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, December 6th, 2022

Paresky Center
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Practice your Spanish every Tuesday at noon in Paresky 114!

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