Meeting The Masterminds Behind Geneva’s Climate March And What It Means For The Future Of The Colleges

By Gabriel Pietrorazio ‘20 Herald Staff A community’s charge and dream for climate change recognition and reconciliation was realized when more than 150 activists united along Seneca Lake for the Geneva Climate March on Sept. 27. In particular, three professors at the Colleges who are affiliated with the Geneva Women’s Assembly were instrumental in coordinating the march. In this article, the Herald connects with them … Continue reading Meeting The Masterminds Behind Geneva’s Climate March And What It Means For The Future Of The Colleges

Candidates of Consequence: The Colleges and Politics of City Council Amid the 2019 Election Cycle

By Gabriel Pietrorazio ‘20 Herald Staff This year’s citywide municipal election sparks conversations about the Colleges and its their position in Geneva between stakeholders, constituents, residents and even college students. Hobart and William Smith Colleges play a vital role in the City of Geneva and impact the lives of all residents, especially amid a crucial election cycle that may dictate the future of this learning … Continue reading Candidates of Consequence: The Colleges and Politics of City Council Amid the 2019 Election Cycle

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Speaks at 20th Genocide and Human Rights Symposium Anniversary

By Gabriel Pietrorazio ‘20 Herald Staff Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published by FingerLakes1.com.    Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Eli Saslow ventured to Hobart and William Smith Colleges Oct. 3 to retell the transformative story of a young white nationalist who eventually expelled his racist beliefs by attending higher education. Inside a well-packed Albright Auditorium, community members gathered at an event … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Speaks at 20th Genocide and Human Rights Symposium Anniversary

Digging-Up Convocation With Lamanna ‘97

By Gabriel Pietrorazio ’20 Herald Staff This year’s Convocation ceremony welcomed world-renowned paleontologist Matthew Lamanna ’97 to the Colleges. A Hobart College Class of 1997 graduate, Lamanna issued the Convocation address as its keynote speaker on Monday, Aug. 26. Throughout his career, he has uncovered fossils on all seven continents—a rarity in his profession—and is the associate curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Carnegie Museum … Continue reading Digging-Up Convocation With Lamanna ‘97

William Smith Students Celebrate With Inductees at NWHF Induction Ceremony

By Gabriel Pietrorazio ’20 Herald Staff William Smith College was well-represented with seniors who attended and even coordinated the 27th annual National Women’s Hall of Fame induction celebration that honored 11 exceptional women: Gloria Allred, Angela Davis, Sarah Deer, Jane Fonda, Col. Nicole Malachowski ret., Rose O’Neill, Louise Slaughter, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Laurie Spiegel, Diane Von Furstenberg and Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal. Although this … Continue reading William Smith Students Celebrate With Inductees at NWHF Induction Ceremony

Standing with Hong Kong from HWS in Geneva

Note: This article was originally published by FingerLakes1.com and is reprinted in The Herald with permission. By Gabriel Pietrorazio ’20 Herald Staff King Hei Ho, who calls himself Gordon, stands as the sole exchange student from Hong Kong currently enrolled at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and continues his peaceful protests while his homeland remains in a volatile state of crisis amid mass demonstrations and … Continue reading Standing with Hong Kong from HWS in Geneva