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LITS Student Employee Profile: Eva Moshkovich on the LITS Web Team!

Eva Moshkovich's three years on the LITS Web Team were a very busy time for the College website, and she helped us through some major changes. Soon she'll be moving on to her job as a full time software engineer, but first we've asked Eva to answer a few questions (Read more...)

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International Newspapers in the Library

Mount Holyoke is nationally renowned for our almost 25% international student body and as a result many Mount Holyoke students are likely personally invested in international affairs. There is so much going on internationally from the territorial conflict currently taking place over Crimea to the Syrian war to the tragedy (Read more...)

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Reminder: submit your work of creativity for a chance to win!!

We're looking forward to seeing your creative pieces!  Please remember to complete your submissions for the Emily Silverman ’81 Student Prize, a juried competition to recognize an outstanding work of student creativity.  Open to all current Mount Holyoke College students, the winning entry will be displayed in a LITS space (Read more...)

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I Found it in Special Collections: A Mount Holyoke Alumna's Account of President Lincoln's Assasination

On April 15, 1865, Antoinette D. Bacon (Class of 1866) was returning to South Hadley in a public carriage when she learned a shocking piece of news: Abraham Lincoln had been assassinated. That same day, Antoinette began a letter to her brother Alonzo, explaining the confusion and grief the news (Read more...)

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From Archives and Special Collections: Mount Holyoke's Annual Singing Competition!

Verse and song writing have long been popular exercises at Mount Holyoke. An Annual Competitive Sing was held in March or April for many years, encouraging classes and dormitories to compete against each other. In 1942, the program was revived by the Outing Club who hoped that singing would boost (Read more...)