Archive for November, 2013

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Pictured: Cast and crew of the Headliners first-year showcase.

First-Years Put on Showcase “Headlines” Focusing on Women and Injustice

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

  Olivia Goodman ’14 News Editor On the evenings of Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, members of the first-year class put on the event “‘Headlines’: First-Year Showcase.” Described as a collaborative effort by playwrights, actors and directors from the class of 2017, “Headlines” was a collection of shortRead More

Smithie On the Street: Fashion Column

Smithie On the Street: Fashion Column

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

  Mia Council ’16 Features Editor Rosalie Grey Lamb Smith ’15 is a studio art major and resident of Tenney House who is going to Glasgow next semester for art school. I had the pleasure of discussing her thoughts on fashion. Mia Council: What are you wearing right now? RosalieRead More

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Education: A Worthy Goal

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

Cornelia Beckett’14 Opinions Editor Two summers ago, I taught school in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio and I was good at it. So good that mentors at that job, and my former teachers started encouraging me to consider a career path in teaching. I proudly shared my goal with others.Read More

To Hook Up or Not to Hook Up? Sex and the Smithie

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

I turned on my phone again and saw that I had a new text: “I’m bored. Do you want to hook up?” I had decided a long time before that even if hooking up sounded tempting at the time, it would always be a bad idea, something I would regret.Read More

Alum Explores Gratitude Through New Art Exhibition

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

Veronica Brown ’17 Contributing Writer Smith alumna Anne Kubitsky ’05 wants to bring the Smith community together to celebrate gratitude with her new exhibition in the Nolen Art Lounge. Kubitsky’s “Look for the Good” project asks participants one seemingly simple question: “What makes you grateful?” The exhibition showcases a collectionRead More

Love, Heartbreak, and the In-Between in Blue is the Warmest Color

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

Catherine Ellsberg ’16 Assistant Arts Editor By now, you might have heard about Abdellatif Kechiche’s controversial Blue is the Warmest Color. Critics from the New York Times, the New Yorker and just about everywhere else have argued over the “message” of the film, its credibility and its style. Mainly, though,Read More

Photo by Leah Henry '17 | Some events that occurred on Otelia Cromwell Day this past year included a keynote address with Dr. Julianna Malveaux followed by a number of workshops.

The Journey From Civil Rights to Social Justice

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

  Anya Gruber ’16 Assistant News Editor Last Tuesday on Nov. 5, afternoon classes were cancelled for Otelia Cromwell Day 2013. Activities for the occasion included a keynote address entitled “Ain’t I a Woman” with Dr. Julianne Malveaux at 1 p.m. in Sage Hall, followed by a number of workshopsRead More

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Athlete of the Week: Jordan Houston

Sports November 10, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sport(s): Soccer House: Wilder Academic Pursuits: Aspiring broadcast journalist, hopefully for CNN one day. Favorite Food: Pizza, or anything that involves chocolate. My coach will kill me if she reads this. Favorite Movie: Bridesmaids hands down Favorite Color: Lighter shades of blue Favorite Place to Study: 3rd floor Neilson…but notRead More

Econ Department Lecture Series Helps Students Understand Investing

News November 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sadaf Ahmad ’17 Contributing Writer This past Thursday, economics professor Roger Kaufman gave his fifth lecture of the Principles of Investing series. This series has been held for the past five Thursdays in the Nielson Browsing Room and is open to all students interesting in learning about fundamental concepts ofRead More

Varsity Fall Sports Wrap-Up

Sports November 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Erin Richards ’15 Sports Editor As the fall season comes to a rapid close, the Pioneers are competing in their final matches, races and regattas. Last Saturday at the Hines Rowing Center, the crew team won their first race in the Seven Sisters Championship for the first time since 2005.Read More