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From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

Features May 20, 2017 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen ‘19 Staff Writer Among the many alumnae stories to be found in the Smith College Archives, there are some that are still unfolding. One such story is that of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33.  Wallis—who graduated with a degree in French from Smith and whose married name wasRead More

A look into Smith’s Commencement traditions

A look into Smith’s Commencement traditions

Features May 20, 2017 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Zoya Azhar ‘20 Opinions Editor As the academic year comes to a close, storage bins flood the hallways of Smith’s houses and every area of campus begins to evoke anecdotal memories for the students, faculty and soon-to-be-arriving alumnae. With no more deadlines to worry about, all walking distances across campusRead More

Noho Nibbles- Highlighting restaurants in Northampton

Noho Nibbles- Highlighting restaurants in Northampton

Features May 20, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor Whether you’re looking for a cozy coffee shop, vegetarian food or a heaping plate of spaghetti, Northampton has it all. On top of the great choices in Northampton already, several new restaurants have opened up in Northampton recently. Here are a few you mightRead More

Smith Sartorial Spring Trends of 2017

Smith Sartorial Spring Trends of 2017

Features April 27, 2017 at 10:42 pm 0 comments

  Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor Is your wardrobe ready for the warm weather? With just two more weeks of classes to go, looking put together might be the last thing on your mind. However, spring is the time to dress creatively, so here are a few spring trends toRead More

Learning to listen- A walk with local author Andrew Forsthoefel

Learning to listen- A walk with local author Andrew Forsthoefel

Features April 27, 2017 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor We’ve just rounded the bend of the small dirt trail by Paradise Pond, stomping over the layer of fallen leaves and mud that formed after the rain the day before. I ask if the walk author Andrew Forsthoefel took across the country changed hisRead More

Healthy eating habits for busy students

Healthy eating habits for busy students

Features April 19, 2017 at 8:28 pm 0 comments

  Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor Making healthy choices does not mean you need to start dieting. Instead, make your well being a priority and listen to your body. Many ‘diet trends’ such as the tea detox, raw food diet or juicing claim that they can help you lose weightRead More

Bringing Italy to the dinner table, one olive tree at a time

Bringing Italy to the dinner table, one olive tree at a time

Features April 19, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor  As a first year, Julia Franchi Scarselli ’18 decided to enter Draper on a whim. She received an email about a participant who needed a teammate to create a prototype using Rhino, a design program that she was familiar with, and decided to helpRead More

Horoscopes: Spring Edition

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

Aries Enjoy the warm weather! A brighter day and a brighter mood are in your future. Taurus Try switching up your study routine for the day. Work in a different library or study with a new friend. Gemini Go for a walk around the pond to clear your head. RememberRead More

Behind the scenes of bringing spring speaker to Smith

Behind the scenes of bringing spring speaker to Smith

Features April 12, 2017 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor After some uncertainty, A Night with Laverne Cox has been rescheduled for April 17 to many Smithies’ relief. In the past, notable figures like Viola Davis, Anderson Cooper and Piper Kerman ’92 have come to speak at Smith. However, many students don’t know thatRead More

Dealing with course selection and room draw

Dealing with course selection and room draw

Features April 6, 2017 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

  Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor The end of the school year is always rough, but with some early planning and thinking, you can survive it! Here are some reminders and tips to help you transition smoothly into the Fall semester. Course Selection Only register for what you really wantRead More