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The basketball Lyons defeated Swarthmore, 54-49, to clinch their second straight Seven Sisters Championship. Junior guard Sara Belding led MHC with 29 points and 10 rebounds in the final game, and earned Tournament MVP honors for her efforts.
December 9, 2003 - 2:07am
How is Commodore Matthew Perry's famous opening of Japan to the West reflected in the work of Tom Cruise and Bob Dylan? Professor of English Christopher Benfey tells the New York Times exactly how.
December 9, 2003 - 1:48am
David Eng, associate professor of English at Rutgers University, will look at the psychic and material impact of Asian transnational and queer social movements on structures of family and kinship in the late twentieth century in "The Language of Kinship," on Thursday, December 11, at 4:30pm in Gamble Auditorium.
December 5, 2003 - 4:37pm
Putting together your holiday schedule? Be sure to include Mount Holyoke's annual Christmas Vespers. More than 200 students and faculty will participate in the event on Sunday, December 7, with performances at 4 pm and 7:30 pm.
December 4, 2003 - 2:11pm
Promises, an award-winning film that follows seven Palestinian and Israeli children through their daily activities, will screen as the next film in the Israeli-Palestinian Film Series. The showing is on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 pm in Dwight 101.
December 3, 2003 - 3:32pm
Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Jones explains to the Toronto Globe and Mail why citizens of the Republic of Georgia drove out their longtime president.
December 2, 2003 - 4:18pm
Associate Professor of English Lois Brown told hundreds of Connecticut students that Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic Uncle Tom's Cabin is a groundbreaking, emotionally charged depiction of slavery that still resonates today.
December 1, 2003 - 5:01pm
The comedy troupe Capitol Steps brings its wry political humor back to Chapin Auditorium on Thursday, December 11, at 7:30 pm in a benefit for WFCR public radio.
December 1, 2003 - 4:57pm
Alumna and new trustee Kavita Ramdas '85 recently talked to the San Jose Mercury News about the work done to advance human and economic rights for women and girls by the Global Fund for Women, where Ramdas is president and CEO.
November 25, 2003 - 4:44pm
The administration, faculty, and staff of Mount Holyoke College would like to wish a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday to the entire MHC community. The College will close for the holiday at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and reopen on Monday, December 1.
November 25, 2003 - 4:43pm
American Ballet Theatre's acclaimed Studio Company, a small classical company of 12 young dancers of outstanding potential, will perform in Kendall Sports and Dance Complex on Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22. Performances will be at 8 pm both days, with a 2 pm matinee on Saturday.
November 21, 2003 - 3:19pm
The Mount Holyoke board of trustees welcomed seven new trustees, all alumnae, at their fall meeting October 23-25.
November 21, 2003 - 3:17pm
Fifteen youngsters from the Gorse Child Study Center took a trip Friday to the Equestrian Center, where they got to feed, pet, and ride the horses while learning about the creatures' innate gentleness.
November 20, 2003 - 11:59am
Assistant Professor of Philosophy James Harold says in a Hartford Courant column that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision to provide equal marriage rights to same-sex couples is likely to open wider discussion of marriage in society.
November 19, 2003 - 3:52pm
Professor of History Daniel Czitrom tells the Springfield Republican that 40 years after the death of President John F. Kennedy, he remains one of the few presidents who seemed to grow in the job.
November 19, 2003 - 2:30pm
Theatre Arts Chair Vanessa James will talk about The Genealogy of Greek Myth: An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome, on Friday, November 21 at 7 pm at Rooke Theatre. Her accordion-style book, which includes a full genealogy as well as color illustrations and stories about Greek gods and heroes, has garnered much positive press since its publication in September.
November 17, 2003 - 2:54pm