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An interview with President McCartney Reflections on her fourth year in office

An interview with President McCartney Reflections on her fourth year in office

News May 20, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

  Katherine Hazen ‘18 Editor-in-chief As another school-year draws to a close, President Kathleen McCartney talked with The Sophian to reflect on the past rather tumultuous year and where Smith is headed. What was the highlight or biggest achievement for Smith this year? One of the most significant external eventsRead More

Global media leader Oprah Winfrey to deliver Smith College Commencement address

Global media leader Oprah Winfrey to deliver Smith College Commencement address

News May 20, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

  Sunnie Ning ‘18 News Editor Oprah Winfrey, the widely respected global media leader, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist, will deliver the 2017 Commencement Address at Smith College’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Winfrey will also receive an honorary degree. Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talkRead More

From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

From the archives- The legacy of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33

Features May 20, 2017 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen ‘19 Staff Writer Among the many alumnae stories to be found in the Smith College Archives, there are some that are still unfolding. One such story is that of Jane O’Neil Wallis ’33.  Wallis—who graduated with a degree in French from Smith and whose married name wasRead More

A look into Smith’s Commencement traditions

A look into Smith’s Commencement traditions

Features May 20, 2017 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Zoya Azhar ‘20 Opinions Editor As the academic year comes to a close, storage bins flood the hallways of Smith’s houses and every area of campus begins to evoke anecdotal memories for the students, faculty and soon-to-be-arriving alumnae. With no more deadlines to worry about, all walking distances across campusRead More

Bringing Italy to the dinner table, one olive tree at a time

Bringing Italy to the dinner table, one olive tree at a time

Features April 19, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ‘19 Associate Editor  As a first year, Julia Franchi Scarselli ’18 decided to enter Draper on a whim. She received an email about a participant who needed a teammate to create a prototype using Rhino, a design program that she was familiar with, and decided to helpRead More

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

Amidst construction concerns, Smith Approves plan for new lift system

News March 29, 2017 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

  Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen‘19 Staff Writer New concerns about the effect that the Neilson Library renovation project will have on student tardiness have pushed the Smith administration to approve a plan which will install a new lift system to help students get to class on time during center campus construction. TheRead More

Hair in the Shower Drain – Problem Solving Through Art at Smith College

Hair in the Shower Drain – Problem Solving Through Art at Smith College

Arts March 29, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Phoebe Little ’20 Contributing Writer As a college student, it’s important to find a work/life balance. When people are busy and stressed out, self-care often is the first thing to go. Self care is important because it’s easy to get burnt out by studying all the time and never takingRead More

Engaging Identity: Exploring mental health and personal identity on the Smith campus

Engaging Identity: Exploring mental health and personal identity on the Smith campus

Features March 8, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

  Sophie Wilson ‘20 Contributing Writer Since February, the Smith College Wellness Center has been hosting a conference called Engaging Identity. The conference will run through April, and is made up of a combination of workshops, sit-down dinners, faculty presentations and a video series. Its goal is to provide aRead More

Bodies as Canvases – Masterminds Behind the Scenes

Bodies as Canvases – Masterminds Behind the Scenes

Arts February 15, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ’20 Contributing Writer It takes valiant effort and athleticism to dance barefoot on the tips of one’s toes, high- demi pointe (in dance speech). Yes, there is no doubt that being a dancer requires high degrees of strength and perseverance. Yet it is the choreographer that creates theRead More

Smith College Basketball’s Senior Game

Smith College Basketball’s Senior Game

Sports February 15, 2017 at 7:28 pm 0 comments

  Cameo Tietje ’18 Sports Editor   Smith College seniors and basketball captains, Mandy Castro ’17 and Jade Chihara ’17, had their final home game on Saturday against Wheaton. The stands in Ainsworth Gymnasium were packed. Their teammates made posters for their graduating seniors, which were hung up around Ainsworth.Read More