‘This is not something that ends here’: College hosts screening of mental health documentary ‘Lift the Mask’

Zach Whitney ’21 is both a neuroscience major at the college and a junior board member of the Quell Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting people living with mental illnesses and erasing stigma around mental health. On Wednesday, his worlds collided when he brought the Quell Foundation’s recent documentary “Lift the Mask” to campus in […]

Activist Helen Zia discusses discrimination and justice during Asian American Pacific Islander Awareness Month

For author and activist Helen Zia, education is the most important tool to heal a divided American society. This past Monday, Zia spoke at the college as part of a set of events as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Awareness Month. The event, entitled “A Racialized Pandemic,” was moderated by AAPI Awareness Month board members […]

Setting records and winning scholarships; Junior Tara Leininger excels in the pool and in the classroom

There may not be a ton of similarities between researching high-energy particle physics and swimming a 200-yard individual medley, but for Tara Leininger ’22 – one seems to feed the other. That might be because she’s good at both. A physics and math major, Leininger earned the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship in April, an award […]

The album cover of the PASA podcast.

‘THE PASA PODCAST’ explores Greek life, institutional betrayal and next steps for sexual assault on campus

When Greta Kullby ’21 was a first-year student, Pards Against Sexual Assault (PASA) had only just been formed. Now, Kullby is one of the two peer educators responsible for “THE PASA PODCAST,” a three episode podcast inaugurated in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). “I feel like PASA’s just come such a long way,” […]