Archive for February, 2017

“The Walking Dead” Season Seven Is Different From Anything We’ve Seen Before

“The Walking Dead” Season Seven Is Different From Anything We’ve Seen Before

Arts February 1, 2017 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

Sarah Camey ’18 Contributing Writer SPOILER ALERT. Over the break, I, like most of you, caught myself up on some of my favorite TV shows. One of my said favorites is, of course, The Walking Dead (TWD). TWD is a thriller which consistently keeps the audience guessing about the welfareRead More

Presidential Colloquium Speaker (Ana Navarro) on Postelection Response

Presidential Colloquium Speaker (Ana Navarro) on Postelection Response

News February 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm 1 comment

  Hira Humayun ’17 Editor-in-Chief   On Jan. 24, Republican strategist and political commentator Ana Navarro spoke at Smith as part of the presidential colloquia, a day after MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow spoke. The event began at 5:30 PM in JMG Hall and was followed by a Q&A session, open toRead More

Murder, Mystery and Madness – A Review of Amherst Musical: Sweeney Todd

Murder, Mystery and Madness – A Review of Amherst Musical: Sweeney Todd

Arts February 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ’20 Contributing Writer On Jan. 27, the frigid winter air set a fittingly ominous tone for the opening night of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at Amherst College’s Powerhouse. As the show started, there was flash of amber light and the sound of an organRead More

Four Comfort Recipes For Post- Inauguration Blues

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Features Editor With all the chaos and protests of President Trump’s first week in office, we all need comforting food to help us get through the upcoming months. Just because we are living on our own does not mean we do not crave the comforts of home.Read More

BBC’s “Sherlock” Unveils its Deepest Secrets with a Dark Series Four

BBC’s “Sherlock” Unveils its Deepest Secrets with a Dark Series Four

Arts February 1, 2017 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Emily Luong ’20 Contributing Writer Very rarely does a television show premiere three 90-minute episodes per season every few years, yet British television show “Sherlock” continues to be a huge success among both critics and fans with this strategy. Even with an unconventional three-year hiatus from the small screen, theRead More

The Women’s March Worldwide

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Melanie Sayarath ’17 Contributing Writer I attended the Women’s March on D.C. on a whim. Naturally hesitant about attending most events that require heavy planning, it was serendipitous that I was able find a way to D.C on such short notice. In the days leading up to the march, bus,Read More

Presidential Colloquium Speaker (Rachel Maddow) on Postelection Response

Presidential Colloquium Speaker (Rachel Maddow) on Postelection Response

News February 1, 2017 at 8:19 pm 1 comment

  Kosisochukwu (Eleanor) IGWE ’17 Staff Writer   Students, staff and local community members began lining up outside as early as 8 am for a chance to sit inside John M. Greene auditorium and hear from acclaimed political commentator, Rachel Maddow, who was scheduled to speak on Jan. 23 atRead More

Who Will Take Home The Gold? – “La La Land” vs. “Moonlight”

Who Will Take Home The Gold? – “La La Land” vs. “Moonlight”

Arts February 1, 2017 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

Erin Batchelder ’17 Contributing Writer On Jan. 24, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences announced the 2017 Oscar nominations. With a staggering 14 nominations, “La La Land” tied with “Titanic” and “All About Eve,” for most nominations for one film. If history holds any weight, there is a chanceRead More

Can You Hear Us Now?

Can You Hear Us Now?

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ‘AC ‘18 Staff Writer Since the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Feb. 2012, social media and newsfeeds have been on a strange Chocolate High. Rarely does a week pass by without a new and repeated posting of an image or video depicting the fallen Strange Fruit ofRead More

SCBB Winter Recap

SCBB Winter Recap

Sports February 1, 2017 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Cameo Tietje ’18 Sports Editor While the rest of us were soaking up some sun, working at internships or binge watching Netflix shows, Smith College Basketball was hard at work in the middle of their season. SCBB started off break with a win against Salve Regina 66-25 in Newport, RhodeRead More