Zahra Arabzada on Activism and Triumph from Geneva to Afghanistan

This week on the Seneca Scene Zahra Arabzada tells her story of her life as a runner, starting in her home country of Afghanistan, and how her advocacy has impacted women in the United States as well as her home. Recounting her reasons for running in hijab in the U.S. and her work to advocate for female sports in Afghanistan. Zahra shares her incredible tale, … Continue reading Zahra Arabzada on Activism and Triumph from Geneva to Afghanistan

EMS Chief Ryan Klimkewicz: Keeping HWS Safe

Discover the team of college students working around the clock for your safety in this interview with Ryan Klimkewicz. As the chief of EMS here at HWS, Ryan oversees more than twenty students and liaises with various community resources. Taking some time from his sleepless schedule, Ryan gives us some insight into what life is like juggling the responsibilities of college and EMS. He also … Continue reading EMS Chief Ryan Klimkewicz: Keeping HWS Safe

Brett Pasternak on Organizing the Welcome Back Concert

Behind every Welcome Back Concert, Brett Pasternak is working tirelessly to bring the entertainment and excitement to campus. In this interview, Brett discuses the joys and challenges of music management and the unique opportunities that working at HWS has provided him with over the years. There are also some crazy insider stories and advice for aspiring musicians! Listen to the full episode below and be … Continue reading Brett Pasternak on Organizing the Welcome Back Concert

Chaplain Maurice Charles & Cliff Chan Reflect on HWS

Before the beloved duo in the Chaplain’s House – Chaplin Maurice Charles and his partner Cliff Chan – left campus in January to move to Atlanta, The Seneca Scene sat down with both of them to discuss their time at HWS, spiritual life and engagement, fond memories, and what’s in store for them next. In this long and wide-spanning interview, the two of them managed to … Continue reading Chaplain Maurice Charles & Cliff Chan Reflect on HWS

Jeremy Wattles on Community Service & Learning

This week The Seneca Scene visited Associate Director for the Center of Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) at the Colleges: Jeremy Wattles. In one of his final interviews before departing the Colleges for Colgate University, to serve as the Director of their Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education, Wattles discusses the work he has completed at HWS and the influence of Emeritus President Mark D. Gearan … Continue reading Jeremy Wattles on Community Service & Learning

A Discussion with Political Groups on Campus: YAF & YAL

This week The Seneca Scene hosts a conversation with two student leaders who are on the boards of political groups at HWS: Alex Dubin ’20 from Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) and Josh Harper ’19 from Young Americans for Liberty (YAL). This episode was recorded before any of their recent events this semester and focuses on their groups’ missions and ideals. The Herald and Seneca Scene maintain their commitment to … Continue reading A Discussion with Political Groups on Campus: YAF & YAL

Makayla Pydych ’19 on Community Service Involvement and Engagement

This week The Seneca Scene welcomes senior Makayla Pydych who is majoring in English and Education, and pursuing the Masters of Arts in Teaching, for a discussion on her work in the Geneva community throughout her four years at HWS. Join us for this chat where we learn more about Makayla’s work with Geneva 2020 – and Geneva Reads and the newly launched Geneva Writes – … Continue reading Makayla Pydych ’19 on Community Service Involvement and Engagement