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In remembrance of the life of Annalise Curtis ’18

On Tuesday afternoon, President David Wippman notified the Hamilton community about the sudden and tragic death of a Hamilton student, Annalise Curtis ’18. Curtis passed in Washington D.C., where she was studying through Hamilton’s Washington D.C. program. The College is in the process of organizing a memorial service, but in the meantime there was an informal gathering in the Chapel on Tuesday evening. At the gathering, students, professors and community members came together to support one another during this challenging time, sharing favorite memories and celebrating Curtis’s life. More ...

Womxn’s Center revives Womxn’s Energy Week

Last week the Womxn’s Center hosted “Womxn’s Energy Week,” an event stemming from a Kirkland College tradition that has been dormant for years. Janika Beatty ’17 and other Womxn’s Center members revived the week this year. More ...

Hamilton receives no Watson fellowships but gives three Bristols

Every fall, seniors apply for Watson and Bristol fellowships. The Watson fellowship is a national fellowship where seniors from 40 schools compete for 40 grants to spend one year doing research while traveling the world. Each of the 40 partner schools develops a board that reviews all of the applications from their school and then nominates four of those students to participate in a national competition for those 40 grants. Thus, any of the 40 schools can have zero to four students receive a Watson Fellowship any given year. More ...

NESCAC News

Colby students guaranteed funding for studying abroad thanks to generous alumnus donation; Connecticut College students organize and participate in 10th annual Walk to End Homelessness;  Middlebury College alum explains the history behind the college’s tradition of commencement canes More ...

19th Annual AIDS Hike for Life raises over $36,000

This past Sunday, Hamilton College’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the 19th Annual AIDS Hike for Life. The event was coordinated by ACR Health, a nonprofit organization based in upstate New York that aims to provide support and services to individuals and communities with chronic illnesses. The objective was to raise money for its Youth Services Program, particularly the Q Center, which is a service provider for LGBTQ youth. The center offers support groups, educational programs and leadership and advocacy training in addition to other resources. All funds collected will stay in the Mohawk Valley and will go towards STD prevention and HIV/AIDS research funding. Hundreds of walkers, runners and volunteers participated; in addition, the Rainbow Alliance, BSLU, Special K, Physical Plant, Bon Appetit Management Company, Student Activities, Campus Safety and the Days-Massolo Center all contributed. Over $36,000 was raised this year alone. In total, over the past 19 years, this event has garnered a whopping $734,754. More ...

Rock Swing mysteriously free

In the afternoon of Thursday, April 13, Snapchat videos and Instagram boomerangs of the McEwen rock swing, unchained and in motion once more, flooded phones all over Hamilton’s campus. Despite the social media frenzy, the swing was re-chained by Physical Plant before the end of the academic day. According to Associate Director of Physical Plant for Building Services William Huggins, the restraining chains had been cut by an unknown person using bolt cutters. More ...

La Vanguardia hosts border panel

This past week, La Vanguardia hosted a two-part panel addressing the current political climate regarding borders and immigration. The first segment featured Assistant Professor of Government Heather Sullivan and Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas, who discussed the economic, historical and humanitarian impacts of borders, specifically along the U.S.-Mexico line. The second segment featured two Hamilton students, Amanda Hernandez ’17 and Cesar Renero ’17 and one student from Colgate, Enrique Nuñez ’19, who shared their personal experiences with borders. More ...

NESCAC News

Tufts Researchers Create New American Sign Language Dictionary; Williams College to Host Romance Fiction Conference; Trinity College Hosts Paul H. Robinson to Discuss Crimes and Social Reform More ...

Jennifer Grygiel speaks about the #fakenewstrainwreck on social media

On Tuesday, April 18, Assistant Professor of Communications Jennifer Grygiel from the Syracuse University Newhouse School of Communication, delivered a speech in Hamilton’s Kirner-Johnson auditorium, which she titled “#fakenewstrainwreck.” More ...

Levitt Center hosts co-founders of No One Left Behind

On April 10, the Levitt Center hosted Hamilton alumnus Matt Zeller ’04. Zeller is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan and is the founder of No One Left Behind, a charity which seeks to advocate for foreign-born interpreters who worked and fought alongside American troops. Accompanying Zeller was Janis Shinwari, a man whom he refers to as his “guardian angel.” More ...

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