December 2, 2023


The General is the student newspaper of Herkimer County Community College.

Our goal is to build a community that provides fact-based, unbiased, and reliable news for campus community. The General features continuous, student-driven campus coverage during fall and spring semesters.

Join the Team

Are you a Herkimer College student interested in serving in a staff position or contributing a story? Please contact Advising Editor Blake Pitcher at [email protected].




Rees Trenholm is a Communication and Media student with a passion for creating high-quality content. Rees recently moved back to the USA after living overseas for 13 years. Influenced by his cross-cultural experiences, he loves to travel and meet new people. His favorite pastime is spending time outdoors creating photos and videos. You can also find him fishing working on his car or working out.


Chase Everson

Chase D. Everson majors in Humanities at Herkimer County Community College with plans to transfer to Utica University or Hamilton College for History. He strives to uphold himself to a high academic standard and involve himself in as many clubs that pique his interests as possible. Chase has been a lifelong resident of Herkimer and is glad for everything the community has done to shape him. His main field of interest for the newspaper is reporting on the Student Government and campus events, as well as political opinion pieces.