The FJP: Women Who Inspire →
futurejournalismproject: Vivek Wadhwa recently wrote: Women are primed to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement. In the U.S., 140 women enroll in higher education for every 100 men. Women earn more than 50 percent of all bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and nearly 50 percent of all… Happy International Women’s Day!
New Revamp of All Things Sophian on the Web
Hi everybody! This is Joy, the current web editor for the Sophian. There will be a real attempt (finally) to fully utilize all Sophian social media including Twitter, Facebook and of course here on Tumblr. The staff would most welcome all kinds of input, ideas and opinions on how to make this useful for students and all other members of the community. Let us know and keep an eye out for things! :)
Looking for cartoonists and graphic designers
If you’re interested, please email us at email@example.com!
This week in the Sophian
Intercollegiate Quidditch Association’s ruling to remove the single-sex institution exemption for teams will prevent Smith Quidditch from playing in future seasons - unless Smith’s team has “at least two players that are of different gender identities than the other players” The Inaugural Seven Sisters Latin@ Conference was held last Saturday to “conduct a critical...
UNPRECEDENTED: MAKING NEWS HISTORY
mhnews: NEVER PUBLISHED EARLIER SINCE 1917! Like actually though, we usually call our publishing company (Turley Publications) and we’re not sure if we’ll get the same guy as usual because we usually call around 2 - 6 AM. The Sophian knows the joys of staying up late all too well. Congratulations!
Busy night in Capen Annex
look forward to a new issue of The Sophian popping up near you on Thursday!
Thanks to all of our followers who stuck with us through 9 months of inactivity (we may have lost the account info - you didn’t hear it from me)! To all of those who haven’t followed us yet, get on the bandwagon before it gets cool. It’s good to be back!
Oh, yeah. It happened.
The Sophian’s interview with Jane Lynch
You are invited to reflect upon the Flight of the Manatee in the designated...– Quotes from the eDigest. This is why everyone should read the emails they receive from “eDigest eDigest” (via emlynch)
The Sophian editors are interviewing Jane Lynch on Ivy Day. Got questions you’d like to ask her? Submit to us! The interview will be posted on our website, www.smithsophian.com, before Commencement!
Spotted in this week's police blotter...
A burning bush outside Tyler Annex during Easter Weekend. Thursday, April 20, 4:10 p.m. An officer and NFD were dispatched for a report of a bush on fire at Tyler Annex. Prior to their arrival, a person had used a fire extinguisher and a bucket of water to put out the fire. There was no visible damage to the building. The cause may have been from a cigarette that was not properly disposed of. ...
Social Justice and the Curriculum: A Conversation...
The Chair of the SGA curriculum committee meets regularly with the Provost and the whole student Curriculum Committee meets twice a year with the Committee on Academic Priorities (CAP), made up of faculty and administrators. Recent discussions on campus about social justice and the desire to ensure that social justice is a part of every Smith student’s education led to a very productive meeting on...
Election Results for the 2012/2013 Academic Year!
smithsga: Congrats to all from SGA Cabinet 2011-2012 SGA President: Dahna Black Vice-President: Kenzi Green Treasurer: Odette De Jesus Marti Secretary: Catherine Aguilar Academic Honor Board Secretary: Ellina Nektalova Curriculum Committee Chair: Liz Rich Diversity Committee Chair: Mac Hamilton Elections and Appointments Committee: Greta Stacy Organization Resources Committee Chair: Ana...
Where social action meets entrepreneurism
Hampshire College’s recent M for Mobilize conference
What the Dickens
Now on display on Neilson Library’s third floor: Charles Dickens at 200 You needed a break from the Periodicals Room, anyway.
Best of the Week
Bulb Show not doing enough to cheer your pre-vacation spirits? Take a break with one of this week’s top articles: Where did the CDO go? Career Office renamed in honor of Smith alum Shelley Lazarus ‘68 Go Smith! Basketball Wins ECAC Championship, a first for the team Midterms making you wish you’d been better psyched up for the semester? It may be too late for you now,...
VINTAGE SMITH COLLEGE: Anne Spurzem: You Have Been... →
vintagesmith: Here at Vintage Smith, I try to keep an even temper. However, I’m not past putting anyone on notice. This week, that person is Anne Spurzem, the President of the Smith Club of Westchester County, who wrote a letter to The Sophian that can only be described as hateful, confused, bigoted and just… The Sophian asks anyone wishing to comment on the letter to the Editor from this...
About that Letter to the Editor...
The Sophian editors are pleased that the letters to the editor this week have prompted such a vigorous discussion of issues of diversity, classism, racism, and homophobia in the Smith community. We encourage all of our readers to debate this issue in a respectful, thoughtful, and productive manner. Some posts have gone around tumblr and Facebook with the alumna’s personal contact...
Smithies' Complaints: Complaint #505 →
smithiescomplaints: Anne Spurzem, class of 1984, majored in economics, attended the MacDuffie School for Girls. She attended Duke University after Smith, where she got her MBA in marketing, before moving to Greenwich, Connecticut, the 2006 American city with the highest median income, where I am sure there are no… The Sophian asks anyone wishing to comment on the letter to the Editor from...