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The HWS Update

Super Bowl 50 is expected to attract more than 100 million viewers on Sunday when Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos face off against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. At HWS, many members of the campus community will be watching the historic event in Bartlett Hall, Sherrill Hall, Intercultural Affairs and 121 Hamilton Street.

The HWS Asian Student Union (ASU) will host its annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 13. The event, commemorating the year of the fire monkey, will take place at the Geneva Ramada Lakefront Inn from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The chef-prepared dinner will include a selection of foods from Indonesia, Thailand and Taiwan

Each semester, representatives from cultural, global awareness and social justice clubs share dinner and plan for upcoming events. The Biannual Planning Dinner, sponsored by the Offices of Intercultural Affairs and Student Activities, is meant to encourage networking, conversation and collaboration between students and the various cultural clubs at HWS. Students from the Asian Student Union,

The HWS Relay for Life committee will host the “Frat Feud” fundraiser beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 in Albright Auditorium. In advance of this spring’s Relay for Life event, “Frat Feud” will jump-start the fundraising efforts with a Jeopardy!-like competition between teams comprised of Hobart fraternity members from Sigma Chi, Theta Delta

Master drummer and dance instructor Ezra Barnett will offer a master class for students and HWS community members in the Barn at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29. Barnett, who will host other events next week as well, will lead participants in an introductory-level Jamaican Dancehall workshop. “This is a lively, colorful kind of dance

The opening ceremony of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts brought together hundreds of guests on Saturday, Jan. 23 to celebrate the formal unveiling of the building and to thank the donors who made it possible. Designed to enhance the study, practice and experience of music, theatre, dance and media and society, the 65,000-square-foot

Over winter break, nine William Smith students traveled to Washington, D.C., to explore careers in public policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) policy through two seminars hosted by the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN). Each year, the national organization hosts female students from colleges and universities across the country, allowing them to experience

Kaylyn O’Brien ’12, coordinator of leadership programs for the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL), has taken on a new role as coordinator of Title IX programming. In her new position, O’Brien will assist the Title IX Office in implementing programs, outreach and other activities that support education and prevention efforts. She will continue to maintain

The HWS Theatre Department has fully transitioned into the new McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts and opened the 2016 season with the inaugural performance of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” on Thursday evening. Performances will also run on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. and

This semester, the ever-popular Pasta Night at the Colleges will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 3, offering students the chance to enjoy a warm vegetarian pasta dinner, salad, fresh garlic bread and dessert. Hosted by HWS Chaplain Maurice Charles, the gathering will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Chaplain’s Residence, located at 630 S.