Archive for March, 2017

The Ghost of Julia Child and Sesame Street’s Big Bird March on Washington In Protest Against Trump’s New Budget Proposal

The Ghost of Julia Child and Sesame Street’s Big Bird March on Washington In Protest Against Trump’s New Budget Proposal

Opinions March 29, 2017 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Opinions Editor Chanting “Justice for Big Bird,” Public Broadcasting Service stars claim that President Donald Trump’s planned budget cuts are targeted more at undercutting Democratic priorities than at shrinking the national debt. In a viral video, beloved Sesame Street star Elmo was informed that his days with the National Endowment for theRead More

Trump Accuses Clinton of Masquerading as Chauffeur

Trump Accuses Clinton of Masquerading as Chauffeur

Opinions March 29, 2017 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

Cas Sweeney ’19 Associate Editor After James Comey of the FBI denied any evidence of Obama wiretapping Trump Tower on March 20, many people believed that this would put an end to the conflict between Trump and the previous administration. However, the next day Trump made an unofficial statement onRead More

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

News March 29, 2017 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

  Jenna Pepe ‘19, Katie Hitchcock-Smith ’17 and Kristine Chin ‘17 Contributing Writers The Smith College Bipartisan Coalition has just announced that they will be bringing the floating head of Richard Nixon to campus.  He will be joining Republican presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes on April 5 at 8 p.m. in SeeyleRead More

New Study: Facebook “Rants” Incite Social Change

New Study: Facebook “Rants” Incite Social Change

Opinions March 29, 2017 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 Editor-In-Chief In a new study from the University of Southern California last week, researchers found that Facebook rants — posts of political views exceeding four lines of text with at least three exclamation points — incite social change. Researchers measured this by asking Smith students how theyRead More

Smith will offer a new workshop series on how to destress during registration period

Smith will offer a new workshop series on how to destress during registration period

News March 29, 2017 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor The Smith College Office of Student Engagement has announced that it will offer a new workshop series to help student de-stress and navigate registration period. From April 3 to 14, Smith students will register for classes for Fall 2017. Since the release of theRead More

Oprah Bails On Smith, President Trump Takes Duty Upon Himself

Oprah Bails On Smith, President Trump Takes Duty Upon Himself

Opinions March 29, 2017 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

Zoya Azhar ’20 Contributing Writer Oprah Winfrey’s sudden refusal to serve as commencement speaker for the Class of 2017 has been a devastating blow to the Smith College community. Oprah tweeted a seemingly casual “Taking a break from life, #out” three days ago. Naïve Smithies — extremely keyed in toRead More

Smith College adds a mandatory class for  first years: “How to Survive New England Winter”

Smith College adds a mandatory class for first years: “How to Survive New England Winter”

News March 29, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor After multiple reports of hypothermia and a very close encounter involving a snow plow at full speed, a crosswalk and one nearly flattened student, Smith College has decided to add a mandatory class for first-year students on how to survive the New England winter.Read More

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

News March 29, 2017 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen‘19 Staff Writer New concerns about the effect that the Neilson Library renovation project will have on student tardiness have pushed the Smith administration to approve a plan which will install a new lift system to help students get to class on time during center campus construction. TheRead More

Hair in the Shower Drain – Problem Solving Through Art at Smith College

Hair in the Shower Drain – Problem Solving Through Art at Smith College

Arts March 29, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Phoebe Little ’20 Contributing Writer As a college student, it’s important to find a work/life balance. When people are busy and stressed out, self-care often is the first thing to go. Self care is important because it’s easy to get burnt out by studying all the time and never takingRead More

Horoscopes: April Fools’ Edition

Features March 29, 2017 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

Aries Make sure to watch where you step this week. Watch closely. Taurus Good things are coming your way. Good things are walking right up to you and saying hello. Good things are wondering why you don’t recognize them. Good things are saying, “we had that yoga class together lastRead More