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Horoscopes

Features February 15, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Aeris Calm down. Things might not be going your way today, but keep you temper. Just because your favorite cereal is gone doesn’t mean your week will go badly. Taurus Take it slow this week. I know you have deadlines but don’t try to finish it all in one go. Read More

Alum Spotlight– Victoria Schein

Alum Spotlight– Victoria Schein

Features February 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor At four, Victoria Schein fell in love with cars and began reading any automotive car magazine she could get her hands on. From Claremont California, Victoria Schein graduated from Smith in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a minor in StudioRead More

Applying to Summer Internships

Features February 8, 2017 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ‘19 Features Editor Summer is fast approaching and that means it’s that time of the year again: applying to internships or research positions. To further ground their academic endeavors, students and recent graduates take on a temporary job to get hands-on experience in a field they’re interested in.Read More

Professor Greg White on Trump’s Immigration Ban

Features February 8, 2017 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ‘17 Editor-in-chief The Sophian spoke with Smith professor and chair of the government department, Greg White, to discuss his view on the implications of Trump’s immigration ban. Professor White’s research focuses on Moroccan politics, global environmental politics, international relations, and political economy and migration/refugee politics. Has any banRead More

Dear World, Dear Smith

Dear World, Dear Smith

Features February 8, 2017 at 8:03 pm 0 comments

Traci williams AC’18 Contributing Writer The everyday struggle that members of the Smith community faceto remain authentic individuals while maintaining a sense of community, compounded by the country’s and the world’s post-election actions and reactions, “Dear World, Why Us? Why are the cameras on us?” Tamra L. Bates, Director ofRead More

Four Comfort Recipes For Post- Inauguration Blues

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Features Editor With all the chaos and protests of President Trump’s first week in office, we all need comforting food to help us get through the upcoming months. Just because we are living on our own does not mean we do not crave the comforts of home.Read More

The Women’s March Worldwide

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Melanie Sayarath ’17 Contributing Writer I attended the Women’s March on D.C. on a whim. Naturally hesitant about attending most events that require heavy planning, it was serendipitous that I was able find a way to D.C on such short notice. In the days leading up to the march, bus,Read More

Can You Hear Us Now?

Can You Hear Us Now?

Features February 1, 2017 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ‘AC ‘18 Staff Writer Since the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Feb. 2012, social media and newsfeeds have been on a strange Chocolate High. Rarely does a week pass by without a new and repeated posting of an image or video depicting the fallen Strange Fruit ofRead More

A Tale of Two Friends: A Conversation with Kathy

Features December 8, 2016 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ’ac Staff Writer On Friday afternoon Oct. 28, I sat alone in the first aisle seat of the second row in the far left section of Sweeney Hall. I was preparing my thoughts for what I may or may not learn at the Implicit Bias Workshop, when sheRead More

The Season of Giving

The Season of Giving

Features December 8, 2016 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu ’19 Features Editor Looking for the perfect gift can be challenging and overwhelming. It’s not easy to find something for everyone on the list while fighting the bustling, crowded lines and keeping within budget. But don’t let that suck the joy out of you! Here are some creativeRead More