Features

Hopping Over to Holyoke: Students Find Classes Take Them Beyond Blackboards

Features February 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Evelyn Crunden ’13 Features Editor The opportunity to explore and study outside of the classroom is one many students look forward to, but it is not often that the prospect becomes an actuality. Students in ARS 384: Advanced Photo Studies, however, are learning first-hand what it means to view artRead More

Food for Thought: A Conversation about Food and Cultural Identity Prompts Collaborative Efforts

Features February 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Danielle McColgan ’14 Contributing Writer Last Tuesday, members of the Smith community had the opportunity to explore the intersections among food, culture and belonging. During a panel entitled “Oh Comfort Food, How I Miss You! The Reality of Cultural Transitions for Women of Color at Smith,” sponsored by the WurteleRead More

Finding Nemo: Students Struggle and Succeed in Snowstorm

Features February 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Emily Council ’16 Assistant Features Editor On Friday morning snowstorm Nemo covered the Smith campus with two feet of snow as temperatures dropped to eight degrees and winds gusted to almost 50 miles an hour.  Dining halls closed early, staff were instructed to stay home and students were advised toRead More

Feminism as a Tool for Justice: An Evening of Activists and Archives

Features February 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Allie Bernard ’13 Staff Writer Last Sunday the Sophia Smith Collection held their much anticipated “An Activist Archives,” an event celebrating its 70th anniversary as well as the recent retirement of Sherrill Redmon, director of the Collection from 1993-2012 and by all accounts an unstoppable force for change during herRead More

In Art and in Science, Students Bring LeWitt To Burton’s Walls

Features February 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Evelyn Crunden ’13 Features Editor It is a rare day when a renowned artist’s drawing instructions are turned into an installation within the walls of your college. It is an even rarer day when you are asked to participate in the project. That is the honor Clara Bauman ’13, Mingjia ChenRead More

New Program Gives Language Learners a Jumpstart

Features February 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Danielle McColgan ’14 Contributing Writer As the nation continues to recognize an increasingly globalizing 21st century, a new international education program has emerged to keep Smith at the forefront of the surge. Beginning in July, the Office of Nondegree Programs will unveil a pilot program for girls around the worldRead More