Archive for October, 2016

Interview with Anjali Kumar ’17

Arts October 27, 2016 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Melanie Sayarath ‘17 Assistant Features Editor I sat down with Anjali Kumar ’17, one of the founding members of Smith’s Music Collective on Saturday night after she hosted an attic gig featuring musicians from Smith College and the Five-College Area in her apartment in Northampton. Kumar recently started a jazz/experimentalRead More

Productive Procrastination– What to do when you aren’t studying

Features October 27, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Maryellen Stohlman Vanderveen ‘19 Assistant Copy Editor Be Worrell ‘17j Contributing Writer Midterms are beginning to wind down and while the end of midterms unfortunately does not mean the end of all your schoolwork, finishing all that work does mean that you have earned the right to take a breakRead More

Smith Bipartisan Coalition Hosts Debate Viewing

Smith Bipartisan Coalition Hosts Debate Viewing

News October 27, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Isabella Tagliati ’19 Contributing Writer On Oct. 19, the Smith Bipartisan Coalition hosted the third debate watch viewing party in the Campus Center’s Carol Room. This event was put on in collaboration with the Smith Democrats and Smith’s Government department. The room was packed with people, seeing as many SmithRead More

Familial Strife and Furries in Guest’s “Mascots”

Familial Strife and Furries in Guest’s “Mascots”

Arts October 27, 2016 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

Laura Green ‘18 Arts Editor “Mascots” is, in a word, cute. Its humor comes from the naively optimistic characters who take themselves, and the world of mascot competition, a little too seriously. The movie, which was released by Netflix on Oct. 12, centers around the characters vying for the GoldenRead More

A Closer Look at Smith’s BSA

Features October 27, 2016 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ’AC Contributing Writer One could find the ABC’s of Smith College’s Black Students’ Alliance (BSA) on the Smith Social Network (SSN) easily. One would learn BSA is Smith’s first and oldest Unity Organization, founded in 1969, but would not learn that this founding occurred barely a year beforeRead More

Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas

Features October 27, 2016 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Features Editor Every year, dressing up for Halloween can get trickier and trickier. Costumes are getting pricier and inspiration is running low. So if you’re not looking to spend your money on something that you’ll only wear once, consider these easy, DIY costumes inspired by pop culture,Read More

Campus Climate Survey Draws to a Close as Tensions Erupt in Baldwin

Campus Climate Survey Draws to a Close as Tensions Erupt in Baldwin

News October 27, 2016 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 Associate Editor The much-anticipated Pathways Campus Climate Survey closes tomorrow. The survey represents one of the several initiatives the administration has undertaken in the last year to heal racial divides and “build a just and inclusive campus,” President Kathleen McCartney wrote in a campus-wide email in earlyRead More

Terisa Siagatonu: Poet, Leader, Educator

Terisa Siagatonu: Poet, Leader, Educator

Arts October 27, 2016 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

Eleanor Igwe ‘17 Contributing Writer Terisa Siagatonu’s poetry found a receptive audience at Smith on Oct. 20. Siagatonu, who has performed at the White House, is a prominent arts educator who coaches college slam teams and teaches writing workshops to young writers. She is also a community organizer and aRead More

More Than Just A Sport

More Than Just A Sport

Sports October 20, 2016 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

  Cameo Tietje ‘18 Sports Editor What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of an athlete? Is it the way we dress? Maybe it is the scene of us swarming a table in Tyler after a morning lift or afternoon practice. What about an athlete’sRead More

Sports Photo of the Week

Sports Photo of the Week

Sports October 20, 2016 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

Interested in submitting a Photo of the Week? Send an original photo to sophian@smith.edu with your name, class year and a brief description.