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Trump and His Transition Team Further Split the Nation

Trump and His Transition Team Further Split the Nation

Break Special, Opinions December 1, 2016 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Many politicians and commentators have asked that Americans give Donald Trump a chance to prove that his presidency will be more temperate than his campaign, with a more moderate stance on issues he had previously taken a controversial stance on. In some ways TrumpRead 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

Bipartisan Coalition Dictator Revealed to Be Actual Daughter of Republican Mitt Romney

News April 1, 2016 at 12:41 am 0 comments

Katie Hitchcock-Smith ’17 & Jenna Pepe ’19 Contributing Writers  The Sophian can now reveal the truth behind the painfully obvious political agenda and clandestine ancestry of Katie Hitchcock-Smith, tyrant of the Smith College Bipartisan Coalition. Hitchcock- Smith, whose mission is to “elevate political discourse on our campus,” has now beenRead More

You Can’t See the Issue for the Semantics

You Can’t See the Issue for the Semantics

Opinions December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ‘18 Assistant Copy Editor As if engaged in an endless game of Twister, Hillary Clinton continues to bend herself backwards in an attempt to please every potential voter. Rolling back the clock to 2003, in an interview on WABC’s “John Gambling Show,” Clinton said, “I am, you know,Read More

Trump Muslim Registry Policy’s Striking Resemblance to Nazi Germany

Opinions December 3, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Hannah Elbaum ’19 Assistant Copy Editor Recently, Donald Trump, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, announced that he would “absolutely” require Muslim Americans to register with the government. When an NBC reporter asked, “Should there be a database system that tracks Muslims in this country?” Trump replied, “There shouldRead More

An (18)90s Throwback: America and the Second Gilded Age

Opinions November 12, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Nina Henry ’19 Contributing Writer American politics is experiencing a serious blast from the past: not Delano Democracy or Reagan Republicanism, as has been suggested by both parties, but 1890s style nativism, extreme income inequality and social darwinism. In the most recent GOP debate, moderator John Harwood told candidates thatRead More

Benghazi, Mansplaining and the Republican Party: A Triumph for Hillary

Opinions October 29, 2015 at 10:23 am 1 comment

Nora Turriago ’16 Opinions Editor This past week was intense for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as she faced hours of questioning from the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The New York Times editorial board called the Republican members of Congress “spiteful” and their grilling “pointless.” However, despite the tediousRead More

Smith College Bipartisan Coalition Creates New Space for Different Opinions

Smith College Bipartisan Coalition Creates New Space for Different Opinions

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

Rachel Farber ’16 Assistant News Editor It is hard to forget when Christine Lagarde canceled her commencement speech after student protests in 2014. Subsequently, Smith invited former Smith President Ruth Simmons to speak, ending an 11-year streak of white-only commencement speakers. Simmons’s speech, which supported student protest, was a reminderRead More

Students for Local 211 Protest for Higher Wages

Features October 24, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Jen Calabrese ’17 Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Campus Center 204 at 7 p.m., Matt Cook gave a presentation on the recent contract negotiations between the Smith workers’ labor union, Local 211, and Smith College. Cook has a paid position as president of Local 211, which isRead More