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Williams College

Williams College is a small liberal arts college located in Williamstown[?] in western Massachusetts.

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Williams College was chartered in 1793. Williams claims that the first alma mater song written by an undergraduate, "The Mountains," was written by Washington Gladden, class of 1859 and that their team played Amherst College in the first intercollegiate baseball game, in 1859.

Some distinguishing features


The school's sports teams are called the Ephmen, or the Ephs. They participate in the NCAA's Division III and the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

Williams's reputation

Williams Trivia

At the end of every semester since 1966, the Williams College radio station has hosted an all-night, 8-hour trivia contest. Teams of students, alumni, professors and others compete to answer questions on any number of subjects, identify songs, and perform a variety of unnecessary tasks. The winning team's only prize is the obligation to create and host the following semester's contest. It is the oldest continuous competition of its sort in the United States. Further history and details are available at an archival website: [1] (http://wso.williams.edu/orgs/trivia/)

External links:

The Williams College website (http://wso.williams.edu/)

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