Archive for October, 2014

People’s Climate Change Rally in NYC

News October 2, 2014 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Anya Gruber ’16 News Editor  Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of people came to the People’s Climate March in New York City to demonstrate their dedication to implementing climate change. The rally was specifically aimed at reducing the use of fossil fuels, and occurred shortly before a United Nations discussionRead More

Mountain Day (Finally!) Arrives

Mountain Day (Finally!) Arrives

News October 2, 2014 at 7:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Anya Gruber ’16 News Editor  Let the bells ring! On Monday, Sept. 29, Smithies celebrated this year’s highly anticipated Mountain Day. Facebook statuses reverberated with choruses of “it’s Mountain Day!” and “Thank you, Kathy!” as soon as students received the college’s email announcement. The treasured day is an example ofRead More

Buzzfeed Writer Anne Helen Peterson Puts Nude Photo Leak in Historical Perspective

Buzzfeed Writer Anne Helen Peterson Puts Nude Photo Leak in Historical Perspective

News October 2, 2014 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Veronica Brown ’17 Assistant News Editor Amid renewed media buzz about the celebrity nude leak that began in late summer, Anne Helen Petersen delivered the lecture “The Gossip Industry: Mediating Celebrity from Clara Bow to Jennifer Lawrence” on Sept. 24. Petersen currently works writing long-form pieces for BuzzFeed about aRead More

Backlash Follows Use of Racial Slur at NYC Panel

Backlash Follows Use of Racial Slur at NYC Panel

News October 2, 2014 at 7:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Mia Council ’16 Features Editor  On Sept. 22, the Smith College Club of New York City hosted a panel on free speech and the liberal arts, moderated by President Kathleen McCartney and attended by about 350 people.  During the event, one of the panelists, Wendy Kaminer, asked the audience whatRead More