Archive for April, 2014

Athlete of The Week: Maya Rittmanic ’14

Sports April 24, 2014 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  This week, track and field team member Maya Rittmanic ’14 is honored as this athlete of the week. The senior won two individual events and contributed to two relay teams this past Saturday, April 19, at the Pioneer Invitational, hosted by Smith. Rittmanic won theRead More

Softball’s Season is One for the Books

Sports April 24, 2014 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  Never count out Smith softball. With a 6-23 record just a year ago, the team will be going to the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference Championship (NEWMAC) tournament for the first time since 2008. But its accomplishments do not stop there. On Monday, AprilRead More

Crew Rows to Second Place at Two Competition

Sports April 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  This past Saturday, April 19, the Smith College crew team competed in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rowing Championship as well as the Florence Jope Smith Cup in Worcester, Mass. The team tied for second in both competitions and the secondRead More

Captains Carry Lacrosse on Senior Day

Sports April 24, 2014 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

Katerina Lopez ’16 Contributing Writer  The Smith College lacrosse team hosted Wheaton this past weekend as it honored the dedication of its four exiting members. Adrienne Horne ’14 joined tri-captain Kate Detrick ’14 and goalie Merric Kallfelz ’14 on the field as well as team manager Sato Sabuchi ’15 beforeRead More

Fight Hate With Love: On the Westboro Baptist Church at UMass Amherst

Opinions April 24, 2014 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

Jordan Houston ’16 Opinions Editor  The University of Massachusetts Amherst has definitely received its fair share of national attention over the last few weeks. Last Wednesday, April 16, five members of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church came to Amherst to protest after the coming out of Derrick Gordon. The 22-year-oldRead More

Israeli Apartheid Week: The Fight for Justice in Palestine

Opinions April 24, 2014 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

Isabel Benincasa Reade ’17 Contributing Writer  As you may be aware, Israeli Apartheid Week took place a few weeks ago (May 31st through April 4th). Smith Students for Justice in Palestine launched several events in an effort to increase visibility and open dialogue on current human rights abuses happening inRead More

Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert Presents Talk On Global Climate Change

News April 24, 2014 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

Anya Gruber ’16 News Editor  Elizabeth Kolbert, journalist and author of the recently released “The Sixth Extinction” came last Tuesday, April 15 to read from her new book and lead a discussion about the role of humans in global climate change. ‘The Sixth Extinction’ chronicles the havoc that human-induced globalRead More

‘I Forgot to Remember’: Ada Comstock Discusses Living With Amnesia in New Book

News April 24, 2014 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Veronica Brown ’15 Assistant News Editor  Su Meck ‘A14 doesn’t remember anything from before she was 22 years old in 1988. One day, as she lifted up her infant son, the ceiling fan fell down, hitting her on the head. After her condition stabilized at the hospital, Meck was unableRead More

Thu Do explians her winning project, Helix, for the Draper competition.

Second Annual Draper Business Plan Competition Held at Smith

News April 24, 2014 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

Erin Richards ’15 Associate Editor | Web Editor  On Wednesday, April 16, the Center for Women and Financial Independence held the second annual Draper Business Plan Competition, sponsored by alumna Melissa Draper ’77 and her husband Tim Draper, at the Campus Center. They founded the program in order to encourageRead More

WOZQ DJs provide students at Chapin Lawn musical entertainment. Follow WOZQ on instagram at: @wozq919fm

Smith WOZQ Holds Radio Awareness Week

News April 24, 2014 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

Anya Grubber ’16 News Editor  This week, WOZQ, Smith’s very own radio station, held Radio Awareness Week from April 14 to 18. It hosted a number of events located across campus, reminding students of how active and colorful WOZQ is. Dora Novey-Buttfield ’14, publicity director for WOZQ, headed the events.Read More