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Mount Holyoke historian Joseph Ellis traces the roots of our two party system in the cover story for this week's U.S. News & World Report. Read "The first Democrats: How the two-party system was born amid backroom deals, lying politicians, and a scandal-hungry press" online at the U.S. News Website.
August 21, 2000 (All day)
MHC has been named the fourth best college for Asian American students by aMagazine: Inside Asian America. Click here for details.
August 21, 2000 (All day)
The annual six-week Musicorda Summer Festival begins Friday, July 7 with a performance of Bach, Prokofiev and other composers in Chapin Auditorium at 7:15pm.
August 5, 2000 - 11:59pm
The New York Times of Sunday, July 2, featured commentary by Beverley Daniel Tatum, dean of the college, as a follow up to the paper's "How Race Is Lived in America" series. The enitre Op-ed page was given over to thoughts prompted by the series. Click here to read her op-ed. Also included in this issue were comments by Joseph Ellis, MHC professor, in an article title "Does Old Grave Hold a Son of Jefferson and Hemings? It's not Likely."
July 3, 2000 (All day)
On Wednesday, June 28th, from 1pm to 2pm EDT, MHC President Joanne V. Creighton answered questions about Mount Holyoke's decision to make submission of SAT scores optional for future applicants. The transcript is available online. The College has also posted information about its new admission policy online.
June 29, 2000 (All day)
Joan Lippert Indig '74's journalism work on drunk driving netted her one of two prizes in Anheuser-Busch's 1999 Safe Driving Platform Journalism Contest. Indig directed her $5,000 award to two MHC students studying public-policy reporting. Read more about the story here.
June 26, 2000 (All day)
Mount Holyoke College will make submission of SAT scores optional in a five-year trial beginning with students applying to enter in the fall of 2001. For more information on the College's move to de-emphasize standardized test scores, click here. The College's policy change has attracted media attention, including stories in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, the Associated Press, ABCNews.com, and many other outlets.
June 21, 2000 (All day)
A Hero For Daisy, a documentary by Mary Mazzio '83 about two-time Olympic rower Chris Ernst, will be shown this Sunday at 9pm EDT on ESPN Classic. Ernst led a famous protest at Yale in 1976 to protest the lack of locker room facilities for women athletes; the protest kick-started wide compliance with Title IX to equalize sports opportunities for women. Read more about the film here.
June 20, 2000 (All day)
The Class of 2000 has graduated from MHC. Relive the commencement ceremonies and read Mary Patterson McPherson's speech to the graduates.
June 11, 2000 (All day)
For info about renovations to the Campus Center, see the web site of the architectural firm.
May 26, 2000 - 11:59pm
Tune into America's Horse on ESPN this Wednesday at 1:30pm EDT for the network's report on MHC's championship equestrian team. The College's riders bested 14 top riding teams to win the Miller's Collegiate Cup, the country's most prestigious championship for equestrian college teams.
May 25, 2000 - 11:59pm
Mary Patterson McPherson, president emeritus of Bryn Mawr College and vice president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be the speaker at Mount Holyoke's 163rd commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 21.
May 20, 2000 (All day)
MHC's equestrian team bested 14 top riding teams to win the Miller's Collegiate Cup, the country's most prestigious championship for equestrian college teams. Read about the victory and see some pictures of the winners.
May 15, 2000 (All day)
MHC's equestrian team bested 14 top riding teams to win the Miller's Collegiate Cup, the country's most prestigious championship for equestrian college teams. Read about the victory and see some pictures of the winners.
May 15, 2000 (All day)
MHC's equestrian team bested 14 top riding teams to win the Miller's Collegiate Cup, the country's most prestigious championship for equestrian college teams. Read about the victory and see some pictures of the winners.
May 15, 2000 (All day)
Scott Simon, host of Weekend Edition Saturday, gives a benefit reading from his new book Home And Away: Memoir Of A Fan at Chapin Auditorium Friday at 730pm.
May 11, 2000 (All day)

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