Haughnted Houghton Brought Back from the Dead

By Abby Leyson ’22 Staff Writer With Covid cases trickling down to zero, CAB was able to host Haunted Houghton once again, a beloved spooky HWS event that culminates Halloween in all its amusement and horror. The Herald was able to attend and observe the event, as well as speak to several students about their experience upon its return.  After a year of HWS silently appreciating the seasons … Continue reading Haughnted Houghton Brought Back from the Dead

Afrofutures: Before and Beyond at the Davis Gallery

By Abby Leyson ’22 Staff Writer On October 15th, The Davis Gallery at Houghton House opened its latest art exhibition Afrofutures: Before and Beyond. To get a closer look at the artwork and its meaning, The Herald went to the gallery and spoke to several individuals involved with it. Afrofutures: Before and Beyond includes an array of art forms that conveys the philosophies, politics, and … Continue reading Afrofutures: Before and Beyond at the Davis Gallery

Writing Colleagues Host Antiracist Developmental Workshop

By Mary Hanrahan ’22 and Abby Leyson ’22 Staff Writers On September 5th, the Writing Colleagues program held its first professional development workshop of the year with a focus on antiracist pedagogical practices. The five-hour long program involved remarks given by various members of the program, several group activities, large group discussions, and a presentation by visiting speaker Alex Hanson. The large group discussions were … Continue reading Writing Colleagues Host Antiracist Developmental Workshop

HWS Lovestruck

By Abby Leyson ’22 Herald Contributor Love.  With stay-at-home work occupying many people’s newfound lifestyles due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the act of sharing love can be hard to find. Love is not as vividly seen as it once was before the pandemic as a result of public displays of affection dwindling due to social distancing. To resolve this matter, Sarah Spears, William Smith ’23, … Continue reading HWS Lovestruck