Archive for October, 2016

An Open Letter to Those Considering a Third Party Vote

An Open Letter to Those Considering a Third Party Vote

Opinions October 27, 2016 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

  Sophie Wilson ’20 Contributing Writer   If you are planning on voting third party in the upcoming presidential election, I urge you to reconsider. In this election, voting third party is more than just a wasted vote; it is a damaging one. While you may find neither candidate suitsRead More

Weekly Comic – Netflix & Chill

Weekly Comic – Netflix & Chill

Comic October 27, 2016 at 8:39 pm 0 comments

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Blind Partisan Fight Continues to Block Supreme Court Confirmation Process

Blind Partisan Fight Continues to Block Supreme Court Confirmation Process

Opinions October 27, 2016 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor “I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up,” are the words Senator John McCain said on a recent Philadelphia radio show. What is even more alarming than the venomous partisanshipRead More

Electoral Politics and LGBT Rights

Electoral Politics and LGBT Rights

Opinions October 27, 2016 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

Becca Damante ‘17 Staff Writer Watching the third and final presidential debate on Oct. 19 filled me with so much rage that my roommate and I chucked a banana off the third floor balcony of our dorm into a dumpster when it was over. From Trump’s ridiculous comment that heRead More

Lauren Holiday: Brain Tumor

Lauren Holiday: Brain Tumor

Sports October 27, 2016 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Cameo Tietje ‘18 Sports Editor Lauren Holiday played midfield and forward for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team from 2007 to 2015. Holiday started her collegiate career with the UCLA Bruins and then played for FC Kansas City and the Boston Breakers. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalistRead More

What I Like About Family Weekend

What I Like About Family Weekend

Opinions October 27, 2016 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

Anna Casasco ’19 Contributing writer The weekend has finally come and gone; the weekend we either dread or look forward to, the weekend where our parents come to see us in a new environment other than our rooms back home. I have to come realize that I connect with bothRead More

Sing Me Home: Alumna Author Shared Her Publishing Experience During Family Weekend

News October 27, 2016 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Jiaying Xu ’17 News Editor On a crisp fall afternoon of Family Weekend at Smith College, Shannon O’Brien presented her newly published book “Sing Me Home” in front of numerous students and parents. O’Brien received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre from Smith in 2013. When she was a student atRead More

Annual Fall Fest Promotes Sustainability Through Skill Sharing

Annual Fall Fest Promotes Sustainability Through Skill Sharing

News October 27, 2016 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 Editor-in-chief This year’s annual Fall Fest, organized by the eco-rep facilitators took place on Oct. 21 in the Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate sustainability and promote practices within the Smith community that work towards a sustainable future. This year the event’s themeRead More

Finding Freedom in “This Boy’s Life”

Finding Freedom in “This Boy’s Life”

Arts October 27, 2016 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Marissa Hank ‘20 Assistant Arts Editor Based on a true story, “This Boy’s Life” (1993) tells the tale of Tobias Wolff’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) journey through adolescence. Set in the late 1950’s, this film is a memoir, revealing the horrors of domestic violence and the emotional scars that both physical and verbalRead More

SIKOS Daily Schedule

Features October 27, 2016 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Isabella Tagliati ‘19 Contributing Writer 8:00 a.m. We wake up … laughing. Not a small giggle, but a boisterous cackle that echoes throughout Smith campus. 8:15 a.m. Our laughing subsides and we head off to breakfast. We walk to breakfast holding hands. At breakfast we feed one another. We don’tRead More