Archive for February, 2017

Sports Illustrated Makes a Splash Once Again

Sports Illustrated Makes a Splash Once Again

Sports February 22, 2017 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

  Madeline Hubbard ‘19 Staff Writer Is there such a thing as “The Last F—able Day”?  Sports Illustrated recently made a splash when they announced the 2017 cover of their annual Swimsuit Edition.  Christie Brinkley, 63, and her two adult daughters, Alexa Joel, 31, and Sailor Cook, 18, grace theRead More

We All Lie– Reflections on Jordan Axani’s Presentation

We All Lie– Reflections on Jordan Axani’s Presentation

Opinions February 22, 2017 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

  Dianna Herrera-Goudeau ‘20 Contributing Writer I want to begin by saying that I have a strong distaste for self-help presentations of any kind. It can be some talk by an award-winning doctor, or some peers sharing their tips to “living a better you.” Something about that puts a badRead More

Roxane Gay Discusses Social Issues And Competitive Scrabble

Roxane Gay Discusses Social Issues And Competitive Scrabble

News February 22, 2017 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

Tyra Wu ’19 Assistant News Editor Roxane Gay, best-selling author and pundit, spoke on social issues at Mount Holyoke College on Feb. 16 in a public discussion called “Flashpoint!” Gay is the author of several books including “Bad Feminist: Essays”, “An Untamed State” and most recently, “Difficult Women.” Gay openedRead More

What does Intersectionality Really Mean?

What does Intersectionality Really Mean?

Opinions February 22, 2017 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

  Sophie Wilson ‘20 Assistant Copy Editor “Intersectionality” is a term that has recently gone from being used mainly by academics to being a commonplace buzzword. Responses to the Women’s March have differed greatly, but that key term that has come up as a common thread. Some use it toRead More

Worrying Messages Sent by Trump’s Selection of Attorney General

Worrying Messages Sent by Trump’s Selection of Attorney General

Opinions February 22, 2017 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

  Alex Mills ‘17 Contributing Writer For a presidency which has thus far been highly controversial, it came as no surprise that President Trump’s selection of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as the country’s 84th Attorney General was equally acrimonious. After Trump’s nomination of Sessions was made public, outcry from DemocratsRead More

Engaging Identity Series Present Keynote: “What’s Your Big Lie?”

Engaging Identity Series Present Keynote: “What’s Your Big Lie?”

News February 22, 2017 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

Sunnie Ning ’18 News Editor Jordan Axani, a social researcher, public speaker and coach, came to speak at Smith College on Feb. 16 in Weinstein Auditorium. Titled “What’s your Big Lie,” the speaker used anonymous technology to allow students to share the masks they are wearing, projecting their submissions inRead More

Silencing of Elizabeth Warren Brings Shame to America

Silencing of Elizabeth Warren Brings Shame to America

Opinions February 22, 2017 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

  Emily Kowalik ‘18 Assistant Opinions Editor Senate Republicans used an obscure rule to keep Senator Elizabeth Warren from speaking during her criticism of Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Trump’s nominee for attorney general. Warren quoted from letters written in 1986 by Coretta Scott King and Edward Kennedy, who at the time was a senator, which accused Sessions of racial bias and called him a “disgrace to the Justice Department.” Warren wasRead More

Smith Receives A Record Number of Applicants

Smith Receives A Record Number of Applicants

News February 22, 2017 at 8:32 pm 1 comment

Tomomi Chen ’20 Contributing Writer Smith College has been attracting more and more applicants each year. With this being the 10th year in a row of Smith receiving a record number of applications, it seems that women’s colleges are becoming a trend once again. Not only that, but liberal artsRead More

Alternative Solutions to UTI

Features February 22, 2017 at 8:29 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor Today, one in two women will get a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in her lifetime, and one in five get recurring infections. Despite the magnitude of the problem, so much more attention goes to UTI treatment, not prevention. Uqora, a women’s health company, developed aRead More

Weekly Comic

Weekly Comic

Comic February 22, 2017 at 8:27 pm 0 comments

Comic by Sidney Lu ’18 If you want to submit a comic email sophian@smith.edu