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Community unites to support one of its own

For over 23 years, Marge Petteys has brightened the days of all who enter and exit Soper Commons Dining Hall, and recently the Hamilton community showed Marge that same kind of support. After her husband’s failing health led to some financial concerns, 844 people raised $25,875 over six days on the crowd funding website GoFundMe.

Activist Dolores Huerta speaks at VCLS

Mock trial places 32nd in the nation

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Editorial

Hamilton comes together

Tough times make close friends; at least they did this week at Hamilton. Anyone who visited Commons in the last twenty years was greeted by the warm, motherly embrace of Marge Petteys. If you wanted to sum up the brightest part of someone’s time at Hamilton, we bet Marge would come in pretty high on everyone’s list. When it is raining Marge tells you to wear a jacket, when you are stressed Marge tells you to take it easy on yourself. She cares about every kid she sees, and she never lets a day go by without being one of the warmest members of campus. So when Amit Taneja started a fundraiser for Marge last weekend, it did not take long for the campus to reciprocate Marge’s love many times over.

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Opinion

Immigration is a justifiable pursuit for opportunities

Recent events like the Baltimore riots and the Nepal earthquake have devastated people across the globe. Yet, despite the tragic nature of these events, some here at Hamilton would likely ask, “how is an event happening hundreds or thousands of miles away any of my concern?” However, as more people start to migrate from these devastated areas, many across the world are beginning to understand their responsibilities in helping the global community.

Feeling safe to speak: gossip’s destructive power

Being grateful to Hamilton is not too much to ask

Features

Nepal earthquake: How Hamilton can help

“A generous heart, kind speech, and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”
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A&E

Sold-out Our Town is bold, poignant
The Hamilton College Theatre department graced the community with Thornton Wilder’s American classic, Our Town. Directed by Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell, this production conveyed the eccentricities of life in small town America with the raw talent of a cast and crew that sprung from the many diverse corners of Hamilton.

Franny Choi enthralls with spoken word

McElwee brings “Photographic Memory” to Hamilton College

Sports

Men’s lax concludes season with loss to Tufts

Despite a strong season, Hamilton men’s lacrosse fell to Tufts in their final game. The team finished seventh in the NESCAC, making it to the first round of the playoffs. Although they are losing some key players, the Continentals have many promising young players and will look to come back with a strong 2016 campaign.

King ’16 and Oerlemans look to defend Hamtrek titles

Despite loss to No. 9 Tufts, women’s lacrosse team still hoping for NCAA Championship bid

Golf ends season 4th in NESCAC

Track & field falters at NESCAC's

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