Archive for November, 2016

Harvard Men’s Soccer Team’s Season Cancelled

Harvard Men’s Soccer Team’s Season Cancelled

Sports November 17, 2016 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

Cameo Tietje ‘18 Sports Editor On Nov. 3 the Men’s Harvard Soccer Team was under investigation for rating the Women’s Soccer Team on sexual appeal. The list rated women on a scale from 1 to 10 and stated their physical attributions and possible preferred sexual positions, such as “Doggy Style”Read More

Five College News

News November 17, 2016 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

Amherst: On Nov. 17, filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena will be screening her award-winning documentary, “No Más Bebés,” which Los Angeles in the ’60s and ’70s and the 1975 reproductive justice lawsuit Madrigal v. Quilligan at  4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Hall. Hampshire: On Nov. 19, Ruby Corado, an activist who founded CasaRead More

First-years Lead Student Protest

First-years Lead Student Protest

News November 17, 2016 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

Destiny Wiley-Yancy ’20 Contributing Writer On the afternoon of Dec. 11, over 100 students staged a protest following the election outcome of Donald Trump as the president-elect. The event was organized by the Asian Student Activists Association, which is a new cultural organization on campus. Students congregated on Chapin Lawn,Read More

The Overworked Nation: The Japanese Karoshi

The Overworked Nation: The Japanese Karoshi

News November 17, 2016 at 8:39 pm 1 comment

“I wonder what will be left after overcoming such stressful days and thinking about dying,”  Matsuri Takahashi, a 24-year-old Dentsu Inc. employee, tweeted on social media. A week later, she jumped from her company’s dormitory and lost her life. Dentsu Inc., Japan’s largest advertising and public relationship agency, gained greatRead More

We Need to Say Goodbye to the Electoral College

We Need to Say Goodbye to the Electoral College

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:38 pm 3 comments

Anna Casasco ’19 Contributing Writer I voted for Hillary Clinton, just like the majority of people on campus did. The election result not only hurt me, but it made me realize that we do not live in a democracy like our government and people would like to claim. Citizens areRead More

Why Did Trump Win?

Why Did Trump Win?

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Many Americans, feeling blindsided by a Trump win on election night, are asking how this could have occurred. Trump was a candidate who had not been taken as a serious threat by many– not in the primaries, or after his nomination, or even in the general election. HowRead More

Undocumented Students Traveled To Smith

Undocumented Students Traveled To Smith

News November 17, 2016 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

Sunnie Yi Ning ’18 Assistant News Editor Six students from Georgia who lack legal status in the U.S. started traveling to colleges across the Northeast at the end of October, including Smith College, seeking admission and talking with students of these institutions. The students are members of Freedom University, anRead More

OpEd: Dear Smith’s Administration

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

Smith College Democrats Dear Smith’s Administration: As a student chapter representing the national party, the Smith College Club Democrats (SCCD) strive to promote sustainable and just institutional changes on campus. As such, we have come together to ask that the Smith College Administration state its support of pregnant workers, andRead More

What Can I Do after the Election?

What Can I Do after the Election?

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Mohona Chowdhury ’17 Contributing Writer This year’s elections were devastating and will have a lasting effect on all of our lives. If you’re like me, you’ve been cycling through the stages of grief, and you feel a little bit lost. It’s hard to know what to do next. But, onceRead More

A House Divided

A House Divided

News November 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams  AC ’18 Staff Writer There is a swelling happening at Smith College, a swelling with all the ugliness and odor of a boil – a dangerous and volatile situation for many who feel powerless with the announcement of President Elect Donald Trump. The Election Watch Party and theRead More