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“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

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

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

A conversation with political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes

A conversation with political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes

News April 12, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

  Dianna Herrera-Goudeau ‘20 Contributing Writer On Wednesday April 6, political speechwriter Lindsay Hayes came to Smith College to be interviewed by students and to open a conversation across the aisle. The event is part of the Smith College Bipartisan Coalition’s effort to bring important political figures to Smith andRead More

The why, what and how: Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91 spoke on creating initiatives with underrepresented women in STEM

The why, what and how: Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91 spoke on creating initiatives with underrepresented women in STEM

News April 12, 2017 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor On Thursday April 6, Dr. Kimberly A. Scott ’91, an associate professor of Women and Gender Studies at Arizona State University and Executive Director of the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology, gave a talk on “Creating Initiatives with Underrepresented Women in STEM (Science,Read More

Fifth annual Draper Competition encourages undergraduate women entrepreneurs

Fifth annual Draper Competition encourages undergraduate women entrepreneurs

News April 12, 2017 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor The annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is designed to develop the skills that undergraduate women need to advance through the venture creation process. The competition consists of three rounds during which the competitors illustrate their understanding of a problem, demonstrate why the problemRead More

“The View” after Smith: Interview with Sara Haines ’00

“The View” after Smith: Interview with Sara Haines ’00

News April 6, 2017 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

  Becca Damante ’17 Staff  Writer Last Friday and Saturday, Smith College hosted a two-day women’s leadership conference that focused on pushing boundaries in the professional and personal spheres. The weekend culminated in a keynote speech from Sara Haines ’00, who is currently a co-host on the Emmy-nominated talk showRead More

Former Smith president Carol T. Christ named chancellor of University of California at Berkeley

News April 6, 2017 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor Carol T. Christ, Smith College President from 2002 to 2013 was selected as the first woman chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, beginning on July 11. The UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve Christ’s nomination and welcomed her with a standingRead More

“Black America after MLK”: A Presidential Colloquium with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

“Black America after MLK”: A Presidential Colloquium with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

News April 6, 2017 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor On Monday, March 27, Henry Louis Gates Jr., literary critic, professor, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual discussed his thoughts on “Black America Since MLK” in a Presidential Colloquium at Smith College. Gates is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins CenterRead More

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

Bipartisan Coalition secures Nixon’s floating head and presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes as speakers

News March 29, 2017 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

  Jenna Pepe ‘19, Katie Hitchcock-Smith ’17 and Kristine Chin ‘17 Contributing Writers The Smith College Bipartisan Coalition has just announced that they will be bringing the floating head of Richard Nixon to campus.  He will be joining Republican presidential speechwriter Lindsay Hayes on April 5 at 8 p.m. in SeeyleRead More