Archive for February, 2017

Best Places to Grab Cocks in NoHo

Best Places to Grab Cocks in NoHo

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

  Melanie Sayarath ‘19 Assistant Features Editor Weekends at Smith are a peculiar thing. For many, the thought of venturing outside of one’s room for any other reason than to stock up on food from the dining halls would be stretch, while for others, the town of Northampton beckons. Admittedly,Read More

A Companion to My Otherness – Maria Callas 101

A Companion to My Otherness – Maria Callas 101

Arts February 22, 2017 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ’20 Contributing Writer For most people, childhood is filled with trips to the toy store, afternoons watching cartoons and playing outside. Yet, not all children have this experience. For Patrick Donnelly, poet laureate of Northampton, childhood was a time for opera. Exposed to opera at an early ageRead More

Workshop Recap– The art of small talk and networking with Rachel Simmons

Workshop Recap– The art of small talk and networking with Rachel Simmons

Features February 22, 2017 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vandrveen ‘19 Copy Editor At Rachel Simmons’ Feb. 10 workshop, “The Art of Small Talk and Networking,” Simmons impressed on a group of attending Smith students that small talk for the purpose of networking shouldn’t feel stodgy, fake or unpleasant. “This is not supposed to be like sittingRead More

“Loving” Celebrates Humanity In Cinematic Adaptation Of Loving v. Virginia

“Loving” Celebrates Humanity In Cinematic Adaptation Of Loving v. Virginia

Arts February 22, 2017 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

Emily Luong ’20 Contributing Writer On Feb. 17 and 18 at Weinstein Auditorium, SEC presented “Loving,” a film that captures a monumental event in the Civil Rights Era. “Loving” depicts Richard and Mildred Loving not as mere plaintiffs and namesakes behind the landmark civil rights Supreme Court case, but asRead More

Demystifying Adas– A campaign to build bridge between Adas and traditional students

Demystifying Adas– A campaign to build bridge between Adas and traditional students

News February 15, 2017 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Yi Ning ‘18 News Editor The Ada Comstock Class Cabinet is running a campaign through February to debunk stereotypes and build bridges between Adas and traditional students at Smith. Titled “Demystifying Adas,” the campaign includes a variety of programing, including social media, swag and panel discussion to helpRead More

“Undesign the Redline” Promotes Community Discussion of Redlining

“Undesign the Redline” Promotes Community Discussion of Redlining

News February 15, 2017 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Tyra Wu ’19 Assistant News Editor “Undesign the Redline” is a traveling exhibition from the design studio, designing the WE, that displays the history of racial segregation and connects it to current political and social issues. Located on the second floor of the Neilson Library, the project combines graphics, primaryRead More

Trump and the Courts: A Dysfunctional Relationship

Trump and the Courts: A Dysfunctional Relationship

Opinions February 15, 2017 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

Hannah Waris ’20 Contributing Writer “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” President Donald Trump furiously tweeted minutes after the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled to uphold a lower court’s decision to temporarily block the president’s executive order, the all-capsRead More

Small Habits That Mean A Lot to the Environment

Small Habits That Mean A Lot to the Environment

Opinions February 15, 2017 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

Sophia Zhu ’18 Opinions Editor People adapt to their environment and their environment cultivates their habits. Habits and the continuous practice of them, make life easier and this is how the so-called “comfort zone” is created. However, my exchange semester in Germany forced drastic changes in the environment that I’veRead More

The Trouble with Boycotting Brady

The Trouble with Boycotting Brady

Sports February 15, 2017 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

  Madeline Hubbard’ 19 Contributing Writer Achilles had his heel, Mr. Darcy was too proud, Captain America was a stubborn idealist and Tom Brady voted for Donald Trump.  We need our heroes to have flaws.  Nobody likes a perfect person because they are not relatable and they have nothing toRead More

President McCartney Responds to Trump’s Travel Ban

President McCartney Responds to Trump’s Travel Ban

News February 15, 2017 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 and Katherine Hazen ’18 Editor-in-chief and Associate Editor In a letter to the Smith community on Feb. 7, President McCartney reaffirmed her commitment to protecting undocumented students as well as students from the seven countries affected by the Trump administration’s travel ban. This email came shortly afterRead More