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Beyond Sage Rink: uniting the Hamilton community

On our campus, school spirit has surged with the successes of both the men’s and women’s hockey teams. More ...

Letter to the editor, March 2

Around the middle of February, the income from tuition, room and board runs out. From that point until the end of the academic year, the College relies on donations from Hamilton’s alumni, parents and friends. More ...

Letter to the editor, February 23

I am writing in response to “Treatment of Conservatives at Hamilton College,” published in Volume 4, Issue 19 of The Enquiry and written by Elizabeth Barry ’17. More ...

Letter to the editor, February 23

In response to the opinion article in the 2/16 issue on the current late night jitney policy: More ...

In Defense of College Journalism

“Know Thyself.” For over 200 years, Hamilton’s motto has inspired students to cultivate and appreciate their own abilities and interests. More ...

Letter to the Editor, February 9

We accept the upcoming retirement of Dean Nancy Thompson with reluctance. She deserves rest and quiet, but we receive this news as a loss. When appointed dur- ing our sophomore year, she was a warm and welcoming administrator. She soon became much more. More ...

In Favor of Intellectual Diversity

Straying from its usual panoply of liberal visiting lecturers, the Hamilton Community has invited speakers with unexplored takes on commonly dis- cussed campus issues this semester--and, importantly, students have been attending. More ...

Hamilton’s response to exective orders

On Friday, January 27, President Trump signed an executive order banning the entry of citizens from seven Muslim majority countries. The order also suspended the US refugee program for six months and the Syrian refugees program indefinitely. The executive order has been met with a swift and fierce reaction from the many who viewed it as a discriminatory policy. The order was also viewed as contradictory to American’s promise of humanitarian leadership.   More ...

February 2, 2017, Letter to the Editor

More than a quarter century ago, while working at another college, I was sent to meet a Somali and his family at the airport and bring them to their new home in the United States. It was a moving experience – one of the most profound of my life. More ...

Advocating for Grassroots Efforts

Welcome home, Hamilton students. Many events have taken place since The Spectator was last published, not the least of which was the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, followed by worldwide demonstrations led by women to promote women’s rights as human rights. The morning of the march, Washington, D.C. was brimming with buses of protesters visiting to express their discontent with the rhetoric promoted by the new presidential administration. Three among those busses carried students, faculty, staff and community members from Hamilton College and the surrounding area. More ...

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