Archive for April, 2016

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Faith Flowers ’19 performs in The Leading Ladies’ rendition of ‘The Wedding Singer.’

Leading Ladies perform ‘The Wedding Singer’

Arts April 21, 2016 at 9:02 am 0 comments

  Laura Green ’18 Arts Editor The Leading Ladies put on their Spring show “The Wedding Singer” on April 14, 15 and 16 in Davis Ballroom. I sat down with the director Deidre Lightman ’17J and lead Emily Joyce ’19 to talk about the process of putting on the show.Read More

Photo courtesy of | Consuming too much caffeine can upset internal body systems such as weight control and sleep.

Is coffee your daily grind? How much caffeine is too much caffeine

Sports April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Sophie Chase ’18 Staff Writer It’s the time of the year when Smith’s campus starts buzzing. Now begin the late nights in Neilson, the abnormal (if any) sleep schedule, hitting up the Campus Center Late Hours for a second dinner because whatever you had at 5:30 p.m. will notRead More

Dance Performance: ‘Memory of the Future’

Arts April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Eliza Going ’18 Assistant Arts Editor “Memory of the Future: An Evening of Dance and Music” showcased world-recognized dancers in the Hallie Flanagan Studio Theater last Thursday through Saturday, April 14-16. Directed by Smith Assistant Professors Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser, the show featured dancers Bebe Miller, Andrew Harwood and JenniferRead More

Advice from SmithProfessional

Features April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Dear SmithProfessional, I’m a rising junior and all of my friends are making plans to go abroad next year. For financial and academic reasons, I won’t be going abroad and now am worried that I’ll be missing out. How can I make the best out of my JY-Stay situation? -StuckRead More

Photo by Jen Zhu '18 | An Ada Comstock performs at the 5th annual Ada Monologues.

Ada Comstock Scholars perform 5th annual monologues

News April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Molly McGuire ’18 News Editor The 5th annual Ada Monologues were held in Graham Hall last Friday and Saturday. Several Ada Comstock scholars shared their stories through tears, laughter and even songs. Advertising for this event read, “Every Ada is a Smithie with a past, and an awe-inspiring storyRead More

Photo by Gabriella J. Zutrau '16 | Members of Divest Smith College demonstrate their solidarity with UMass students’ efforts.

Divest Smith College sits in solidarity with UMass Divestment

News April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Students from Divest Smith College participated in a sit-in at the University of Massachusetts Amherst last week to demonstrate their solidarity with the UMass students’ widely-publicized divestment efforts. UMass students held sit-ins to “divest the rest” of their university’s endowment divested from fossilRead More

The Panama Papers: Overthrowing the corrupt

Opinions April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Liz Curran-Groome ’19 Contributing Writer The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) had over 300 journalists review 11.5 million files including invoices, email chains and paper trails that reveal an insidious network of offshore companies that finance some of the world’s darkest business ventures while simultaneously affording their owners aRead More

Photo by Leslie Vicente Soto '18 | Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, discusses strategies to increase female representation
 in STEM careers.

Maria Klawe delivers Presidential Colloquium on increasing female representation in STEM careers

News April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Sunnie Yi Ning ’18 Assistant News Editor Last week, Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, delivered a lecture as part of the Presidential Colloquium on getting more women into science careers at the Alumnae House. The talk attracted many Smith students, faculty and locals. Maria Klawe is aRead More

Top three fitness apps to start the summer

Sports April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Assistant Features Editor Summer is fast approaching and you know what that means — it’s time for the beach! Staying in shape this past semester was probably not your top priority, but one of the biggest keys to success is starting early! We all have excuses —Read More

Photo by Tyra Wu '19 | The fruit-filled parfait waffle is one way of sprucing up the weekly brunch offerings at Smith.

Four hacks to make the most of Smith brunch

Features April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ’19 Features Editor Brunch: it’s oftentimes the only thing that gets students out of bed on the weekends.  At Smith, students are served plentiful pancakes, fried eggs, home fries and oatmeal every weekend. With all of these delicious foods available at one meal, what more could anyoneRead More