Several people marching outdoors, carrying signs that say "Legalize Abortion Once and For All!" etc.

Student Activists Fight to Make Abortions Accessible on Campus and in Geneva

By Kylie Rowland ‘24Staff Writer Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last June, movements across the country sprung up to defend abortion rights. In New York, abortion is legal—but legal does not always mean accessible. Both the Geneva Women’s Assembly and HWS student activists have been organizing and demanding increased access to abortions and other reproductive healthcare in the Finger Lakes. … Continue reading Student Activists Fight to Make Abortions Accessible on Campus and in Geneva

The Search for the New Vice President of DEI

By Paige Wilson ‘26Staff Writer As the 2022-23 school year commences here at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, so does the search for our new Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  With the former Vice President Khuram Hussain stepping down at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year, the Colleges are more than eager to begin the search for the next VP with such … Continue reading The Search for the New Vice President of DEI

A First Year’s Perspective on Orientation

By Spencer Pinque ‘26Staff Writer Orientation all began on a Thursday.  The chaos of the student arrival: the sea of cars, and the inevitable cries of parents lingering in the air.  When matriculation came, smiling faces were literally everywhere.  The shaking hands with the Colleges President, which is regarded as a very important benchmark because it will be followed up with another handshake upon graduation.  … Continue reading A First Year’s Perspective on Orientation

Brown and Whelan-Small ’24 Elected as New Student Trustees

By Hrithik Biswas ’22  The new Junior Student-Trustees Samari Brown ’24 and Jesse Whelan-Small ’24 have quite a presence around campus. Jesse can be seen around campus giving tours to prospective students, while not on campus he was in Washington D.C. as a Legislative Intern for Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr (NJ-10) this past summer. Samari’s talent in theater, self-expression, and innovative thinking is at … Continue reading Brown and Whelan-Small ’24 Elected as New Student Trustees

Photograph of Mark and Mary Gearan indoors, wearing business atrire.

Questions and Answers with Mark and Mary Gearan

By Paul Janes ‘24, Caitlin Carr ‘23, and Aidan Grieff ‘25Editor-in-Chief, Copy Editor, and Staff Writer How does it feel to be back and what drew you back?  “It feels great to be back we are very honored and excited for this next chapter, this is a special place, Hobart and William Smith. We were here for 18 years, and then our daughter came here … Continue reading Questions and Answers with Mark and Mary Gearan

Perspectives on Civil Discourse from two Hobart Alumni

Editors Note: The opinions shared in this article do not reflect the overall position of The Herald, but rather offer insight from the authors. By Jim Anderton ’65 & Nick Hurd ‘64 Please allow us to use this forum to explore some of our concerns about education today and how our undergraduate years at HWS prepared us to deal with them. We are all familiar … Continue reading Perspectives on Civil Discourse from two Hobart Alumni