Archive for September, 2015

Smith Places No. 14 in 2016  U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

Smith Places No. 14 in 2016 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

News September 30, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Anna Caliandro ’18 Contributing Writer U.S. News and World Report published its annual “National Liberal Arts College Rankings” last month. Smith College rose significantly in this nation-wide ranking, moving from 18th to 14th in the country. Of the 174 liberal arts colleges ranked in the U.S. News and World Report,Read More

Confessions of a Transfer Student:  From a Women’s College to Co-Ed

Confessions of a Transfer Student: From a Women’s College to Co-Ed

Opinions September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Rachael Sproule (Transferred from Smith College) Contributing Writer Read this in a secure location. I write to you as an informant.  I write to you as someone who, by consequence of leaving Smith College, had to transition into a co-ed world. I was shocked, rattled and often disheartened by whatRead More

2015 U.S. Tennis Open: The Ups and Downs

Sports September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Brigit McDannell ’18 Sports Editor For many professional tennis players, the late months of summer are the most important of their careers. Following months of training, practice and anticipation, Aug. 31 – Sept. 13 marked the 135th U.S. Open and the fourth and final Grand Slam Tournament of the year.Read More

I’m Too Sexy for the Catwalk

Opinions September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Crystal Card ’16 Contributing Writer Attending a women’s college has cemented my belief that there is no such thing as an ugly woman. Whether I am rushing through Seelye, studying in Neilson or shopping downtown, I am sure to pass dozens of beautiful women. I see economics majors dusted withRead More

Mal Devisa Shines at Jittery’s Live

Mal Devisa Shines at Jittery’s Live

Arts September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Laura Green ’18 Contributing Writer I want to be friends with Deja Carr, but Mal Devisa intimidates me. Mal Devisa has power. She is captivating. She is focused. She’s entirely in the moment. Deja Carr is relaxed, comfortable. She is funny. She is open. She is supportive. Mal Devisa isRead More

The New Neilson: Maya Lin and Carole Wedge  Discuss Their Visions for the Library Renovations

The New Neilson: Maya Lin and Carole Wedge Discuss Their Visions for the Library Renovations

News September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Anya Gruber ’16 Associate Editor Maya Lin, a renowned architect famous for her design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City, came to speak at Smith last Wednesday, Sept. 16 about her preliminary ideas and vision for theRead More

10 Thoughts Every Smithie Has  When Returning From Abroad

10 Thoughts Every Smithie Has When Returning From Abroad

Features September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Jin Lee ’16 Contributing Writer How does it feel for Smithies when they return from the adventures that others only glimpsed through social media? I’ve never felt more excited to be back on campus than I do as a senior after a year abroad. True, I hardly know anyone onRead More

Famous Female Athlete: Rachelle Simpson

Sports September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Natalia Kreciglowa ’18 Assistant Sports Editor Rachelle Simpson is an American female high diver. At 27 years old, she is one of the most powerful female athletes of her time.            Simpson was raised by an athletic family. Her parents owned a gymnastics club, which helped to provide her withRead More

The Smith Sartorial: Trends Across the Decades

Features September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Michelle S. Lee ’16 Editor-in-Chief Have you ever rummaged through your parents’ closet from decades past, looking for clothing inspiration, and found yourself pleasantly surprised when you did? Apply this principle to the fashion industry at large. A common saying that gets passed around is that art is derivative, andRead More

A Rocky Start for the Pioneers This Semester

A Rocky Start for the Pioneers This Semester

Sports September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Brigit McDannell ’18 Sports Editor The Smith Pioneers began the school year with mixed success. The fall student athletes played with valor, but they struggled to bring in wins. The volleyball team lost 3-0 to undefeated Clark College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener forRead More