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Global Studies Center Salon Honors Edna Machirori

News November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Fuchsia Spring ’15 Staff Writer Edna Machirori, 2013 recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, was the special guest at the Global Salon “Writing on the Margins” put on by the Lewis Global Studies Center last Friday.  The first black woman newspaper editor in Zimbabwe and one of fewRead More

Interview with Social Justice and Equality Chair Nancy Chen

News November 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Rebecca Raskin ’16 Assistant Features Editor Nancy Chen ’15, with hair dyed bright red and a personality to match, is the chair of the Student Government Social Justice and Equality Committee. The Diversity Reps in each house report to her. The Sophian asked Chen about her experiences at Smith and howRead 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

Inauguration of President Kathleen McCartney Following Fall Break

News October 10, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Cornelia Beckett ’14 Opinions Editor President Kathleen McCartney is gearing up for her inauguration as the 11th president of Smith College, which will be held on Oct. 19, 2013 at the Indoor Track and Tennis Facility (ITT) of Smith. The only uncertain factor that remains is the weather, often unpredictable inRead More

Photo by Carmen Pullela '16 | Students celebrate Mountain Day by going apple-picking at Atkins Farm, a local orchard in Amherst.

Successful Quad Riot Results in Mountain Day

News October 3, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Olivia Goodman ’14 News Editor Mountain Day was held last Thursday, Sept. 26, resulting in a collective sigh of relief from a student body who had been eagerly awaiting its arrival. Just like every year, Smith students’ desperate anticipation of Mountain Day led to intense speculation as to whenRead More

Photo by Michelle S. Lee '16 | Dawes House, the French speaking house at Smith, opened in the autumn of 1941 as Smith’s center for French language and culture.

Adieu to Dawes House: A Home of History, Center of Culture

Opinions September 26, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Sophia Wise ’14 Contributing Writer For those unaware, Dawes House, the French  speaking house, is condemned to be sold, and likely to be torn down. In examining the implications of its condemnation, I was prompted to recall the house description on the Smith website, a description which ultimately impactedRead More

Hazing Debate Continues

Features April 11, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Mia Council ’16 Assistant Features Editor The Smith College House President Manual for the 2012-2013 academic year defines hazing as “any activity in which students feel social pressure to participate, whether this pressure is stated or implied,” and goes on to say that “common examples at Smith are scavenger hunts,Read More

Absinthe to Perfume: Life of an Interdisciplinary Chemist

Features March 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Clarke Knight ’14 Contributing Writer To honor Professor Lâle Burk’s retirement and 50 years in the Smith College chemistry department, the Mortimer Rare Book Room, along with curator Signe Dahlberg-Wright ’14, has put together an exhibition of rare books that unite Burk’s passion for chemistry, art, history and botany. LikeRead More