Archive for December, 2016

Tony Arnold- Music, Leadership and Schoenberg

Tony Arnold- Music, Leadership and Schoenberg

Arts December 8, 2016 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

  Emily Wilson ’17 Contributing Writer Soprano vocalist Tony Arnold will be a guest of the Sage Chamber Music Society. She will be performing with Smith’s own Judith Gordon, a professor in the music department, on Dec. 10 in Sweeney Concert Hall at 8 p.m. in a free, open-to-the-public concert.Read More

A Tale of Two Friends: A Conversation with Kathy

Features December 8, 2016 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ’ac Staff Writer On Friday afternoon Oct. 28, I sat alone in the first aisle seat of the second row in the far left section of Sweeney Hall. I was preparing my thoughts for what I may or may not learn at the Implicit Bias Workshop, when sheRead More

An Evening of Dance Bare Bones Dance Concert Review

An Evening of Dance Bare Bones Dance Concert Review

Arts December 8, 2016 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

  Marissa Hank ’20 Assistant Arts Editor When the world is in a frenzy, dance provides a space for inner peace. Chaos might be occurring in the outside world, but in the studio, only emotion, creativity and choreography matter. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, the Smith College Department ofRead More

Student Walk-out Shows Solidarity With Undocumented Students’ Rights

News December 8, 2016 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

Liz Curran-Groome ’18 Staff Writer In a walk-out on Dec. 1, around 250 students gathered and marched down Elm Street in a display of solidarity that aimed to mobilize the community around the issue of undocumented students’ rights on Smith’s campus. Students blocked traffic as they made their way fromRead More

The Season of Giving

The Season of Giving

Features December 8, 2016 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Features Editor Looking for the perfect gift can be challenging and overwhelming. It’s not easy to find something for everyone on the list while fighting the bustling, crowded lines and keeping within budget. But don’t let that suck the joy out of you! Here are some creativeRead More

Moonlight- An LGBTQ Coming-of-Age Story

Moonlight- An LGBTQ Coming-of-Age Story

Arts December 8, 2016 at 8:04 pm 1 comment

  Eleanor Igwe ’17 Staff Writer “Moonlight” has been getting buzz since the summer as the art-house film that everyone, and particularly anyone interested in supporting black filmmaking or films about LGBTQ people, should see. A speculated Oscar-nominee, the film takes on the subject of sexuality as it follows Chiron,Read More

Golden Knights Skate Into The NHL For The 2017 Season

Golden Knights Skate Into The NHL For The 2017 Season

Sports December 8, 2016 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

Madeline Hubbard ‘19 Contributing Writer From its beginnings with the Original Six to the now 30 teams currently in the league today, the National Hockey League (NHL) has grown tremendously in size and popularity. In 2017, the league will expand to include a new team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights.Read More

Laverne Cox to Speak At Smith

Laverne Cox to Speak At Smith

News December 8, 2016 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 Editor-in-chief Emmy-award winner Laverne Cox will speak at John M. Greene Hall as the Student Event Committee’s (SEC) 2017 Spring Speaker on March 8. The actress, producer and activist will speak about the role of race, class and gender in the lives of transgender women of color. TheRead More

Chapecoense Soccer Team Fatality

Chapecoense Soccer Team Fatality

Break Special, Sports December 1, 2016 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

  Cameo Tietje ‘ 18 Assistant Sports Editor   Brazil’s Chapecoense Soccer Team was on their way to the final of the Copa Sudamericana, the South American international soccer competition. Their country held high hopes for them and followed the tournament closely. As the plane flew over mountains in Columbia,Read More

President McCartney Declares Support For The Sanctuary Campus Movement

President McCartney Declares Support For The Sanctuary Campus Movement

Break Special, News December 1, 2016 at 8:21 pm 2 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 Editor in Chief On Nov. 28 President McCartney sent out an email to the Smith community expressing the institution’s commitment to protecting undocumented students and becoming a sanctuary campus. The statement came shortly after McCartney signed a statement issued by David Oxtoby, president of Pomona College, whichRead More