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Interview with alumna and filmmaker Desiree Akhaven ’07

Interview with alumna and filmmaker Desiree Akhaven ’07

Arts April 12, 2017 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

Eleanor Igwe ’17 Staff Writer Let’s start with the basics. What house did you live in while you were at Smith? Let’s see. I was in Wilder my first year, Northrop my second year. I went abroad for my third year and then the Friedman house. Did you work onRead More

Interview With President McCartney

Interview With President McCartney

News December 8, 2016 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 Editor-in-chief What prompted you to write the open letter to Steve Bannon following his comments and whose idea was it initially? Was there any point of contention when you were talking to the other presidents? I heard from several alumnae who said, “You should really write aRead 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

Interview with Anjali Kumar ’17

Arts October 27, 2016 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Melanie Sayarath ‘17 Assistant Features Editor I sat down with Anjali Kumar ’17, one of the founding members of Smith’s Music Collective on Saturday night after she hosted an attic gig featuring musicians from Smith College and the Five-College Area in her apartment in Northampton. Kumar recently started a jazz/experimentalRead More

Bridges Within Bridge

Features September 22, 2016 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams AC Contributing Writer Rooted in the recognition and respect for the questions and concerns of entering first-year and transfer African American students about their experience at Smith College and their place in the community, Smith’s Department of Multicultural Affairs established the Bridge Preorientation Program, now affectionately called Bridge,Read More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Faith Flowers ’19 performs in The Leading Ladies’ rendition of ‘The Wedding Singer.’

Leading Ladies perform ‘The Wedding Singer’

Arts April 21, 2016 at 9:02 am 0 comments

  Laura Green ’18 Arts Editor The Leading Ladies put on their Spring show “The Wedding Singer” on April 14, 15 and 16 in Davis Ballroom. I sat down with the director Deidre Lightman ’17J and lead Emily Joyce ’19 to talk about the process of putting on the show.Read More

Emily Halstead volunteers to teach science to children

Features April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Tyra Wu ’19 Features Editor Emily Halstead ’19 has been spending her time volunteering in an afterschool program teaching science to local elementary school students. The Sophian sat down with her to hear more about the programs she works with. What is the program you’re volunteering for? It’s called theRead More

Interview with Julia Nunes, performing at Pearl Street Ballroom on April 17

Arts April 14, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Staff Writer Demarree Ruthrauff ’18 Contributing Writer Ukulele sensation Julia Nunes is returning to Northampton after a packed performance at Smith College on Dec. 1. This time she is opening for The Mowgli’s at Pearl Street Ballroom on April 17. Check out our exclusive interview with herRead More

An Exclusive Interview With a Smith Squirrel

Features April 1, 2016 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Charlotte Palmer ’19 Contributing Writer For this special edition, The Sophian has obtained a long-awaited interview with one of your favorite campus squirrels as she hurried between her many campus activities. What year are you? This is my first year at Smith. I recently moved from Richmond, Va., to comeRead More

The Artist’s Corner: Emily Atkinson MFA ’17

Arts March 10, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Miranda Catsambas ’19 Contributing Writer This week, I interviewed Emily Atkinson, an MFA playwriting student whose new play will be read as part of the New Playreading Series on April 7 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Mendenhall’s TV Studio. What is your play about? My play is loosely basedRead More