Archive for April, 2017

French elections may mean doom for the European Union

French elections may mean doom for the European Union

Opinions April 19, 2017 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Opinions Editor The upcoming first round of the French presidential election will take place April 23  and will likely have repercussions spanning across Europe and beyond. For decades, the French have been in a period of political and economic stagnation, experiencing little change or reform.  However, an upheaval of thisRead More

“Moving Together: Toward a Theory of  Crip Spacetime”- Margaret Price speaks during Disability Visibility Week

“Moving Together: Toward a Theory of Crip Spacetime”- Margaret Price speaks during Disability Visibility Week

News April 19, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

  Cas Sweeney ‘19 Associate Editor Smith’s Disability Alliance kicked off their Disability Visibility Week on April 17 with a lecture by Margaret Price Ph.D, an author and disability studies professor at Ohio State University. She spoke about her new book, “Toward a Theory of Crip Spacetime.” The event wasRead More

Divest Smith College calls on Smith community to demand divesting from fossil fuels

Divest Smith College calls on Smith community to demand divesting from fossil fuels

Opinions April 19, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Eleanor Adachi ‘17, Mckenna Eckerline ‘18J, Eliana Gevelber ‘19 and Emily Hitchcock ‘19 Contributing Writers Spring is here, and if you have spent time laying out on Chapin Lawn recently, you may have noticed an installation of orange flags. If the display peaked your curiosity, you may have taken aRead More

April Showers- An environmentally-friendly competition

April Showers- An environmentally-friendly competition

News April 19, 2017 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

Marissa Hank ‘20 Arts Editor Every April, the Sustainability and Eco Representatives from all the houses at Smith host a competition called April Showers. This environmentally-friendly event takes place around Earth Week every year, and supports water conservation as well as Smith College’s sustainability efforts. During the event, houses competeRead More

Senior concert dance review: Almost 100,000 hours

Senior concert dance review: Almost 100,000 hours

Arts April 19, 2017 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ’19 Assistant Arts Editor On Friday, April 14, Smith College’s Dance Department held its annual senior dance concert. During the event, called “Almost 100,000 hours,” five seniors, Sophia Arnall, Dana Duren, Alison Marsh, Michaela Rohde and Alyniece Siemion presented their senior theses. Each thesis incorporated the choreographers’ distinctRead More

Feminist poetry – A review of Lucille Clifton’s “Homage To My Hips”

Feminist poetry – A review of Lucille Clifton’s “Homage To My Hips”

Arts April 19, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

Marissa Hank ’20 Arts Editor Lucille Clifton was born Thelma Lucille Sayles on June 27, 1936 in Depew, New York to Samuel L. Sayles Sr. and Thelma Moore Sayles. Clifton’s father worked in the steel mills outside of Buffalo and her mother worked in a laundry. Her father would tellRead More

Weaving Voices senior monologues featured Smith seniors of color

Weaving Voices senior monologues featured Smith seniors of color

News April 19, 2017 at 8:03 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor On Saturday April 15, Weaving Voices hosted its annual Senior Monologues, featuring the stories of seniors of color. The monologues attracted a large audience, packing the entire Weinstein Auditorium. Among the audience were current students, faculty members and alums who were involved in WeavingRead More

Upcoming Sports

Sports April 12, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Fri, April 14 Softball Vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 3 p.m. Tennis Vs. Johnson & Walves University 4 p.m. Softball Vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute 5 p.m. Sat, April 15 Track and Field At Mount Holyoke Spring Fling 11 p.m. Lacrosse At Babson College 12 p.m. Softball At Emerson College 12 p.m.Read More

Round ‘Em Up Sports

Sports April 12, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Sat, April 8 Crew At Worcester Polytechnic Institute N/A Track & Field Vs. Smith Pioneer Invitational N/A Tennis Vs. Wellesley College L 1-4 Softball At Wellesley College L 3-7 Lacrosse Vs. Wellesley College L 13-20 Softball At Wellesley College L 2-10 Tennis Vs. Vassar College L 0-5 Sun, April 9Read More

The case of Bill O’Reilly depicts a larger issue of normalizing mistreatment of women

The case of Bill O’Reilly depicts a larger issue of normalizing mistreatment of women

Opinions April 12, 2017 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

Cassie Follman ’20 Contributing Writer Fox News’ inaction is astounding in light of recent reports of Bill O’Reilly’s sexual harassment history. Their behavior demonstrates the fundamental issue in normalizing this gross mistreatment of women by allowing important figures to keep their power after such charges. Five women reported of eitherRead More