Archive for November, 2013

The Parents Project

Opinions November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Layout Staff Kristin and Danielle were always there for me. When I was scared to come out to my family, I consulted for advice. They made coming out and being who I am a battle worth fighting for. With their hilarious webcasts filled with lip-syncing, catRead More

Police Blotter

Features November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

November 11 12:12 am, Cushing House, Case 1301-1312-OF Medical Emergency: Officers and NFD responded for a report of a student having an asthma attack. She stated that she got no relief in spite of taking her inhalant medication. She was transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital via ambulance. 02:54 am, HavenRead More

Photo by Mia Council '16 | Olivia McClendon '14, dressed for winter.

Smithie on the Street: Olivia McClendon Shows Off Her Style

Features November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Mia Council ’16 Features Editor MC: What are you wearing and why are you wearing it? Olivia McClendon: I am wearing a black peacoat, a velour button-up and the reason why I’m wearing it is 1) for comfort, 2) for warmth, 3) for quality, 4) – I feel ridiculous,Read More

Swimming and Diving Opens Season With Dual Victory: The New Standard at Smith

Swimming and Diving Opens Season With Dual Victory: The New Standard at Smith

Sports November 14, 2013 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Katerina Lopez ’16 Contributing Writer Nov. 9 was an exciting afternoon for the Smith College swimming and diving team, as the team logged its first two wins at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, defeating teams from Babson College and Brandeis University. The meet brought Smith once again into competition with Brandeis, aRead More

Athlete of the Week: Cecelia Arrison

Athlete of the Week: Cecelia Arrison

Sports November 14, 2013 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Sport(s): Swimming and Diving Hometown: Weathersfield, Vermont This week’s Athlete of the Week goes to Cecelia Arrison ‘16 for her hard work on the swimming and diving team. A sophomore, Arrison won two meets in the four-way competition between Babson College, WPI, and Brandeis University this past week. She alsoRead More

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#When We’re Not Anonymous Anymore

Opinions November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Michelle S. Lee ’16 Assistant Opinions Editor The minute Facebook and Instagram ban us from actively searching for drug hashtags is the minute when we need to reflect on our priorities, specifically in the context of the widely distributed and decreasingly private social media sphere. The new ban was institutedRead More

Interview with Social Justice and Equality Chair Nancy Chen

News November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Rebecca Raskin ’16 Assistant Features Editor Nancy Chen ’15, with hair dyed bright red and a personality to match, is the chair of the Student Government Social Justice and Equality Committee. The Diversity Reps in each house report to her. The Sophian asked Chen about her experiences at Smith and howRead More

Dear Savvy Smithie…

Features November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Vivian Li ’14 Managing Editor Susan Brunelle ‘AC Contributing Writer What are some tips to avoid late payment fees for credit cards? Most credit card companies charge penalty fees if you don’t make your payment on time. These are several tips that you can use to prevent this late charge. 1.Read More

Safety Not Guaranteed is Indie Gold

Arts November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sarah Robbins ’17 Contributing Writer  First coming to life at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012, Safety Not Guaranteed hit theaters when screenwriter Derek Connolly received the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. Written in response to a real ad published in a 1997 issue of Backwoods Home Magazine, Safety Not GuaranteedRead More

Acting For Change

Arts November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Kyle Kaplan ’15 Arts Editor From Monday, Nov. 18, to  Wednesday, Nov. 20, Theatre and Anthropology major Jessica Hodder ‘14, who has traveled to 25 countries,  will host three workshops that focus on the relationship between theatre and international politics. In an interview, Hodder stressed that she wants participants toRead More