Leading up to Claiming Williams 2009

Stand With Us Rally

Feb 2008: Students, faculty and staff listened to testimonials, singing, poetry reading, and speeches. The event was followed by a march from Sawyer, to the Frosh Quad, through President Schapiro's lawn and ending in Schow atrium. Continue reading »

Assembly to Launch Claiming Williams

Nov 2008: Drawing over 100 students, faculty and staff, Claiming Williams held its “launch event.” Organized by the Claiming Williams Steering Committee composed of faculty, staff and students, the event was intended to generate interest in Claiming Williams Day, to be held on Feb. 5, 2009. Continue reading »

Congressional Black Caucus

Nov 2008: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) joined in a discussion of "Race and the New Congress" moderated by 60 Minutes Correspondent Lesley Stahl. Continue reading »

PURPLE, our color

Jan 2009: Wearing purple suggests not only staking a claim in Williams, but also acknowledging the many and disparate ways that others are staking their claims in Williams. Continue reading »