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  • Arriving at college can be daunting for first-year students. Luckily, Hamilton’s Community Advisors (CAs) make the transition that much easier and help new students feel comfortable on campus. But for one CA, this job is about making Hamilton truly feel like home.

  • Hamilton College and the rest of Upstate New York had a front-row seat to the biggest astronomical event of the year: The Great American Solar Eclipse. Thanks to many organizers, more than 1,000 members of the College community got to revel in the exciting moment.

  • Clubs and orgs, sports teams, vacation spots, pet preferences. Students’ laptop stickers can serve as personal ads that provide insight into their personalities and likes.

  • Thirty-two productions. Four semesters. A performance every eight days on average. This is the life of Eric Seeley ’26, one of three Hamilton students who has the knowledge to run lighting for all kinds of shows on campus.

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  • Get to know a few members of the class of 2027 and the courses they loved, their favorite spots on and off campus, and what they are looking forward to doing over the next few years.

  • Six students won prizes in three categories at Hamilton’s annual public speaking competition held on March 1 in the Chapel. Presentations were either persuasive or informative in nature, and in one category, students addressed an assigned topic.

  • It was an exciting winter season for Hamilton athletics, which included competing for national titles and numerous conference honors. Here's a look back at some of photographer Josh McKee's favorite action shots. To read more about Hamilton's successes during the winter sports season, visit the Athletics site.

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  • For many Hamilton students, Tessa Chefalo is one of the first faces they see when they arrive on campus for orientation. As assistant dean of students, a large part of her role involves overseeing the major transition that first-year students undergo as they begin their studies. Chefalo has been working with orientation and new students since she arrived at Hamilton 10 years ago, and this year her dedication, creativity, and innovation were rewarded when she received the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award from the National Resource Center for First-Year Students and Students in Transition.

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  • Emma Kerkman ’25 has been selected as the winner of the Dell Award, formerly the Isaac Asimov Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing for her story, “Lolo’s Last Run.”

  • Nearly 100 women of color, including students, faculty, and staff, gathered in Tolles Pavilion on February 29 to honor and learn from each other’s experiences as part of a student-led tradition that is unique to Hamilton: Womanist Week.

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