International War Crimes Appeals Judge Fisher '70 Opens Season

The Honorable Shireen Avis Fisher '70, William Smith College alumna and Justice of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, will be the first speaker of the 2015-2016 President's Forum Series on Monday, Sept. 21. As Justice of the Residual Special Court, Fisher presided over the appeal of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, the first sitting Head of State to be charged in an Internation...
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Marpet '15 Slated to Start for Buccaneers

According to Tampa Bay's official depth chart, Ali Marpet '15 is slated to start in the season opener at right guard, making him the only Division III rookie starting for any team in the 2015 season, and one of only a handful to do so in the history of the NFL. After a whirlwind path to the NFL, Marpet will begin the much-anticipated official start to his NFL career on Sunday, Sept. 13, when the ...
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HWS Debate Tours China

Members of the HWS Debate Team recently took a three-week trip across China, offering training workshops, serving as adjudicators and competing in the China Open debate tournament. "Traveling around the world to see a very different culture like China is obviously a great educational experience," says head debate coach and Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes, who organized the trip as a...
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Marpet '15 Joins Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ali Marpet '15 has been selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, making history at the Colleges and continuing his trajectory in the national spotlight as one of this year's top picks. Marpet's path to the NFL has been a whirlwind. He shot up draft boards with an eye-opening performance at the Reese’s Senior Bowl and an elite performance at the NFL Scouting ...
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HWS Debate Continues Success

This semester, the HWS Debate Team has had a series of recent successes at major competitions, including a semi-finals appearance by Chris Doak '18 and Emma Herbst '18 at the U.S. Novice Nationals, the national championship for first-year collegiate debaters. At the Novice Nationals, Doak ranked 14th for individual speaker. In addition, HWS Debate Team assistant coach Steven Penner, team presiden...
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