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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

SCBB Winter Recap

SCBB Winter Recap

Sports February 1, 2017 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

Cameo Tietje ’18 Sports Editor While the rest of us were soaking up some sun, working at internships or binge watching Netflix shows, Smith College Basketball was hard at work in the middle of their season. SCBB started off break with a win against Salve Regina 66-25 in Newport, RhodeRead More

On The Open Letter To The Smith Community From Professor Folsom

On The Open Letter To The Smith Community From Professor Folsom

Opinions November 10, 2016 at 8:28 pm 0 comments

  Liz Curran-Groome ’18 Staff Writer The Smith administration’s disregard for pay parity between male and female adjunct professors has been brought to light in an open letter by adjunct faculty member Jenny Folsom. The following information has been culled through previously confidential communication with Folsom. Until the publication ofRead More

OpEd: Dear Members of the Smith Community

OpEd: Dear Members of the Smith Community

Opinions November 10, 2016 at 8:23 pm 1 comment

  Jenny Folsom Adjunct Faculty I write to express my concern regarding the widespread discriminatory practices at Smith College, particularly in the wake of the recent article in the Boston Globe alleging pregnancy discrimination.  Despite Smith’s immediate dismissal of the brave women who came forward, I have decided to shareRead More

A Closer Look at Smith’s BSA

Features October 27, 2016 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams ’AC Contributing Writer One could find the ABC’s of Smith College’s Black Students’ Alliance (BSA) on the Smith Social Network (SSN) easily. One would learn BSA is Smith’s first and oldest Unity Organization, founded in 1969, but would not learn that this founding occurred barely a year beforeRead More

Smith College Extends Paid Parental Leave For Faculty and Staff Members

Smith College Extends Paid Parental Leave For Faculty and Staff Members

News October 20, 2016 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Sunnie Yi Ning ’18 Assistant News Editor As of July 1, Smith now offers faculty and staff members who are a child’s primary caregiver longer paid parental leave as well as a lesser workload to non-primary caregivers. According to the new policy, a faculty member who is the primary caregiverRead More

Smith Appoints New Dean of Libraries

Smith Appoints New Dean of Libraries

News October 6, 2016 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

  Katherine Hazen ’18 Associate Editor In the midst of the massive, highly-anticipated redesign of Neilson Library, Smith appointed Susan Fliss to lead as Dean of Libraries for the college. Fliss’s appointment comes at a moment of great transformational change as Smith, with Maya Lin and distinguished architecture firm ShepleyRead More

Smith implements EthicsPoint program

News October 6, 2016 at 8:08 pm 2 comments

Molly Mcguire ’18 Staff Writer On Sept. 21, President Kathleen McCartney sent out an email to the entire student body in order to announce the launch of the EthicsPoint program. President McCartney explained in her email, with the subject line reading “Supporting our commitment to ethics and transparency,” that thisRead More

President Kathleen McCartney announces Campus Climate Survey

President Kathleen McCartney announces Campus Climate Survey

News October 6, 2016 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

Sunnie Ning ’18 Assistant News Editor On Sept. 27, President Kathleen McCartney sent out a letter to the community announcing the launch of the Pathways Campus Climate Survey. The goal of Pathways is to help the administration assess the campus climate by identifying successful initiatives, uncovering challenges and developing strategic initiatives.Read More