Campus Life

Previous Year's Chapel Talks

October 28, 2022: Dr. Kathryn Malone, Elizabeth Blossom Chair of Humanities and Senior Master Teacher of Humanities

It’s Only a Game; Some Life Lessons, Some Good, Some Bad, Drawn from my Life in Athletics: In this year that marks 50 years of Title IX, 50 years of Yale field hockey, and 100 years of U.S.A. field hockey, as well as the 50th anniversary of my own high school graduation and my 24th year at Hill and thus my 24th year involved in Hill Athletics, I want to reflect on some of what I learned from my experiences, and try to put the role of athletics in American life, American education, and American culture in some perspective.

Listen Here about October 28, 2022: Dr. Kathryn Malone, Elizabeth Blossom Chair of Humanities and Senior Master Teacher of Humanities
January 9, 2023: Jimmy Shao '23 (Hamburg, Pa.)

Privilege: Your past and your circumstantial privilege and upbringing, along with present hardships do not define what you do with your future. Make yourself a student of the game, or someone who is always looking for little ways to improve, because in doing so, you are able to better yourself and those around you. Strive for success in your dreams and goals no matter the condition, as you never know where life will take you through your failures and achievements.

Listen Here about January 9, 2023: Jimmy Shao '23 (Hamburg, Pa.)
January 17, 2023: Jason Zhou (Shanghai, China)

Passengers on the Bullet Train: In the bullet train we call life, the people we meet are all passengers who come and go. In this electronic age, confirmation biases limit us from taking in different perspectives and listening to the other side of the story. In life, this journey without a destination, what are the relationships that shaped your value? In this divided 21st century, how can we build more bridges for one another and turn hate into love?

Listen Here about January 17, 2023: Jason Zhou (Shanghai, China)