“Electability” & “Identity” as Election Terms

On Friday, 11/08, students came together at the FORUM to discuss the terms “electability” and “identity politics”—and their implications in politics today. Often, students discussed their ideas about these terms through the lens of the Democratic presidential primary, though candidates and political races from many decades were referenced. In short, participating students sought to define Read more about “Electability” & “Identity” as Election Terms[…]

How Bill Nye, Exxon, and others changed the Generational Climate Change Experience

The FORUM hosted a lively conversation William’s College Parent Weekend between students and parents about how different generations see climate change. The meeting opened with a clip from the little known show John Oliver by an un-noteworthy scientist by the name of Bill Nye announcing “the world’s on fucking fire.” Jesting aside, Friday’s meeting hosted Read more about How Bill Nye, Exxon, and others changed the Generational Climate Change Experience[…]

Multi-Generational Discussion of Climate Change

We invite you and any visiting family to join us for a conversation about climate change on Friday at 7pm (sharp) in Griffin 4! View the notes and agenda here. We’ll focus on how we each view climate change and what we think it requires of us. You’ll get to engage in a mixed group Read more about Multi-Generational Discussion of Climate Change[…]


We discussed peach mint cakes and presidential impeachment: when it should happen and what it should mean. Starting in pairs, we iteratively merged into larger and larger groups, maintaining lists of the claims on which we agreed and disagreed. Agenda and Notes.


Welcome to our website! Here’s what you can look forward to: Upcoming Forum events Besides our regular weekly meetings, there are a number of exciting events in the works for this semester that you won’t want to miss. Opinions, discussions, and fact sheets Members and non-members alike are encouraged to send in your thoughts on Read more about Hello![…]