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Smith Holds Its Annual Convocation Ceremony

Smith Holds Its Annual Convocation Ceremony

News September 15, 2016 at 8:27 pm 0 comments

Molly McGuire ’18 News Editor On Sept. 7, President Kathleen McCartney greeted Smith students returning from their summer vacations as she began the annual Convocation ceremony. Students sat with their houses and chanted their house cheers or just yelled in excitement as the beginning of the year was officially aboutRead More

Smith College Convocation 2016

Smith College Convocation 2016

Video September 12, 2016 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

How would you describe convocation in one word? 😉 Make sure to read our coverage in Thursday’s issue!

Professor Kristen Dorsey at work.

Sensors and Smith Convocation: Professor Dorsey’s Work in the Field

Features October 8, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Hira Humayun ’17 Features Editor Kristen Dorsey, a professor in Smith’s engineering department, specializes in sensors and how they help us read the surrounding environment. She decided to measure the decibel level at Convocation earlier this semester and found it to be 105 decibels – louder than a jetRead More

Convocation Etiquette: The Dilemma of Posting Photos on Social Media

Opinions October 1, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Mohona Chowdbury ’17 Contributing Writer Convocation is the best way to celebrate the start of the new school year. You get to see your friends after way too much time apart, meet first-years and get back into Smith life. My favorite part of Convocation is getting my outfit together forRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16

Convocation Ushers in New School Year, Speakers Address Supreme Court and Race Tensions

News September 17, 2015 at 12:57 am 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Each year, students pile into John M. Greene Hall on a sweaty September night to celebrate the beginning of the school year. Faculty members delivered speeches in full robes while students attended wearing much less. The ceremony ended and the carnival began, with palm readers,Read More

Convocation, Representation, and the Future: What Tradition Means to You

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

Jocelyn Proietti ’16 Contributing Writer Last Wednesday, students and SGA representatives gathered together in the Campus Center to conduct a series of discussions about Convocation, the traditions surrounding it and what it means to be an inclusionary campus. Coming out of the conversation, it appeared that many had a lotRead More

What Is It We’re So Afraid Of? The Debate over Convocation

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

Evelyn Crunden ’13 Features Editor Convocation at Smith College is something no one warned me about, prepared me for or even indicated would be occurring. My first-year introduction to Smith began quite literally with sporting a dress and a pair of heels to JMG with my house, the bulk ofRead More

Convocation Traditions Stir Discussion of Inclusivity

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

Veronica Hernandez ’13 News Editor Last week, students received an e-mail from Dean Mahoney, encouraging them to participate in a survey about potential concerns with Convocation. A contentious issue among faculty and students, the Smith administration is now working with the Student Government Association, Dean Mahoney and Dean of StudentsRead More