Op-Ed: The Scissors

By Abby Leyson ’22 Staff Writer The Martini has come back to our campus just in time to enjoy the light of spring blooming in Geneva, NY. Their most recent issue was published on March 28. The Martini is back to its usual hard-hitting attitude, especially with some of their latest issue topics. Poetry and prose express sex, love, heartbreak, disappointment, and the most disappointing … Continue reading Op-Ed: The Scissors

Winter Wonderland Comes back to HWS

By Abby Leyson ’22 On January 29, 2022, the Campus of Activities Board hosted the Colleges’ annual Winter Wonderland, an event that welcomes students back to HWS for their spring semester and embraces the winter season in Geneva, N.Y.   This year, CAB kicked off Winter Wonderland with skis, sled rides, and tubes to take advantage of the recent snow that fell upon campus. The quad … Continue reading Winter Wonderland Comes back to HWS

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