Archive for April, 2017

Smith’s Pan-Asian activist organization

Features April 6, 2017 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ‘17 Staff Writer Smith’s Pan-Asians in Action is a new support and activist group on campus, focused on uniting the Asian/American/Pacific Islander community on campus. PAIA’s seven founding members began meeting last semester, but discussion regarding the formation of the group had been ongoing for several years. WithRead More

Pompeii at Smith: New exhibit at Lyman Plant House complements the museum’s “Villas of Oplontis”

Pompeii at Smith: New exhibit at Lyman Plant House complements the museum’s “Villas of Oplontis”

Arts April 6, 2017 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

  Danielle Colburn ’20 Assistant Copy Editor On April 1, the Lyman Plant House unveiled its new exhibit, “Plants of Pompeii: Ancient and Modern Medicinal Plants” to the public. This exhibit compliments “The Villas of Oplontis Near Pompeii” at Smith’s Museum of Art, which is composed of sculptures, jewelry, building fragmentsRead More

Jenny Owen Youngs brings JOY to Smith

Jenny Owen Youngs brings JOY to Smith

Arts April 6, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

  Becca Damante ’17 and Demarree Ruthrauff ’18 Staff Writer and Contributing Writer Self-proclaimed “singer, songwriter and natural history enthusiast,” New Jersey native Jenny Owen Youngs is a force to be reckoned with. Owen Youngs took the stage at Smith College in Oct. 2015 as part of a panel onRead More

Rhythm, beauty and performance- Xánath Caraza on writing as a bilingual poet

Rhythm, beauty and performance- Xánath Caraza on writing as a bilingual poet

Arts April 6, 2017 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ‘20 Assistant Arts Editor Xánath Caraza, a renowned poet, author and artist, integrated nature and art into a poetry reading on March 30 in Seelye 207. Originally from Xalapa, Veracruz, México, Caraza writes in Spanish, English and sometimes Nahuatl. Caraza recited a total of six poems; each poemRead More

Gender, Labor, and Lions

Gender, Labor, and Lions

Video April 1, 2017 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Happy April Fool’s Day! The SoLion presents “Gender, Labor, and Lions”.