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Why is Trump Still Winning?

Why is Trump Still Winning?

Opinions February 8, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Sophia Zhu ‘18 Opinions Editor Despite the bitterness of his protestors, Trump is still the winner in the first round of this domestic political struggle. From climate change to the border wall, he seems to be keeping his promises so far — at least nominally. No matter how hard theRead 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

Meaning of The Recount Effort, If Any

Meaning of The Recount Effort, If Any

Opinions December 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor A month after Donald J. Trump won the election over Hillary Clinton, there are still efforts being made to re-examine the election results. In three key battleground states, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, a recount effort has been launched by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. ThisRead More

First-years Lead Student Protest

First-years Lead Student Protest

News November 17, 2016 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

Destiny Wiley-Yancy ’20 Contributing Writer On the afternoon of Dec. 11, over 100 students staged a protest following the election outcome of Donald Trump as the president-elect. The event was organized by the Asian Student Activists Association, which is a new cultural organization on campus. Students congregated on Chapin Lawn,Read More

A House Divided

A House Divided

News November 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams  AC ’18 Staff Writer There is a swelling happening at Smith College, a swelling with all the ugliness and odor of a boil – a dangerous and volatile situation for many who feel powerless with the announcement of President Elect Donald Trump. The Election Watch Party and theRead More

One More Partisan Bomb- The Disturbing Reopening of “Emailgate” Investigation

One More Partisan Bomb- The Disturbing Reopening of “Emailgate” Investigation

Opinions November 10, 2016 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

  Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Election Day is nearly here, but there is one last controversy to wade through before heading to the voting booths. The issue of Hillary Clinton’s private email server has been dredged up once again for discussion. Last week, F.B.I. Director James Comey sentRead More

Smith Bipartisan Coalition Hosts Debate Viewing

Smith Bipartisan Coalition Hosts Debate Viewing

News October 27, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Isabella Tagliati ’19 Contributing Writer On Oct. 19, the Smith Bipartisan Coalition hosted the third debate watch viewing party in the Campus Center’s Carol Room. This event was put on in collaboration with the Smith Democrats and Smith’s Government department. The room was packed with people, seeing as many SmithRead More

Hillary Clinton and Sexism in the Media

Hillary Clinton and Sexism in the Media

Opinions October 6, 2016 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

  Sophie Wilson ‘18 Contributing Writer At the beginning of this election cycle, I was a staunch Bernie supporter. Born into the end of Bill Clinton’s time in office, I spent the entirety of my life with the same two presidents: George W. Bush and Barack Obama. I grew upRead More

Smith Students Pitch in for Primaries

News February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Several Smith students volunteered their time and energy to help their favorite candidates in the recent Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary.  Rowan Turner ’18 and Fable Avison ’18, a member of unofficial student group Smith Students for Bernie, carpooled to New Hampshire earlier thisRead More

Sen. Bernie Sanders holds a rally in Springfield, Mass., on Oct. 3.

Bernie Sanders Visits Springfield on Campaign Trail

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

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Sen. Bernie Sanders made a campaign trail stop in Springfield, Mass., on Saturday, Oct. 3.  Sanders – who is seeking the Democratic nomination – spoke to an energetic crowd at the MassMutual Center. He called for a “political revolution” and addressed the many issues associatedRead More