Archive for May, 2014

My Summer Internship And Me

Features May 18, 2014 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

Kym Garcia ’16 Give us a brief description of what you’ll be doing and why you want to do it. I’ll be interning at the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn, NY. I’m going to be responsible for processing a collection in their Special Collections Department and working with the papersRead More

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A Week in the Student Worker’s Life: An Inside Peek

News May 18, 2014 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

Michelle Lee ’16 Associate Editor | Managing Editor  Come the end of spring semester, many students prepare to stay on campus two weeks after the end of school to work for Smith’s age- old tradition of Reunion, a gathering of alumnae classes for two weekends. During Reunion, many alumnae optRead More

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Commencement Tradition at a Glance

News May 18, 2014 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

Michelle Lee ’16 Associate Editor | Managing Editor  Commencement is a long-valued tradition in college history, and Smith College is no exception. The weekend is intended to celebrate and honor the work of graduating seniors, as well as gather together Smith students in a series of farewell traditions that sendRead More

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A Walk Down Memory Lane: Past Smith Commencement Speakers

News May 18, 2014 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

Veronica Brown ’17 Assistant News Editor  Since the first graduating class in 1879, Smith College has hosted a variety of distinguished guests as commencement speakers. Ruth J. Simmons will deliver the 2014 commencement address. Simmons was the 9th president of Smith College and the 18th president of Brown University. SheRead More

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Smith College’s 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients

News May 18, 2014 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Veronica Brown ’17 Assistant News Editor  At the 2014 commencement, Smith College will present honorary degrees to Ela Bhatt, Eric Carle, Swanee Hunt, Evelyn Fox Keller and Ruth J. Simmons. Each year the honorary degree recipients are chosen from nominations made by members of the Smith community. The college definesRead More

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Softball Team Wins ECAC Championship

Sports May 18, 2014 at 12:40 am 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  On Sunday, May 11, the third-seeded Smith College softball team garnered their second Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Softball Championship. The Pioneers topped fellow New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent and top-seeded team, WPI, 6-2 to take homeRead More

Field Hockey Standout Competes in ‘The Price is Right’

Sports May 18, 2014 at 12:37 am 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  On May 12, Smith’s very own Allie Stein ’14 was featured as a contestant on the famous game show “The Price is Right.” Stein has been a long-time fan of the show; she began watching it in 2002, and actively scheduled all of her undergraduateRead More

Athletic Year in Review

Sports May 18, 2014 at 12:28 am 0 comments

Allie Rooney ’16 Sports Editor  Over the past fall, winter and spring, the Smith College Pioneers have had some great accomplishments. Many of these highlights are due in large part to the team’s seniors who will be graduating this Sunday, May 18. The fall teams consisted of cross-country, field hockey,Read More

From Minor to Masterpiece: A Retrospective on Art Experience at Smith

Arts May 18, 2014 at 12:25 am 0 comments

Savannah Grant ’14 Contributing Writer  I find myself rarely unimpressed with the art that students here produce. Everyone is thoughtful and complex in their projects, and inspire me to think differently about my own art. In my classes, I was always excited to see the other projects in critiques, andRead More

A Year in Acapella

Arts May 18, 2014 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Nabilah Ahmed ’16 Contributing Writer  I auditioned for multiple acapella groups this year on a sort of calculated whim. My friends, knowing how much I missed singing and performing, encouraged me to try. I would never have guessed that I would end up taking the Vibes more seriously than theRead More