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WINTER 2003 • VOLUME 8, NUMBER 1

Reacting to an ever-increasing demand for access to online resources and the latest hardware and software, the College created a new state-of-the-art Information Commons on the fourth floor of the Miles-Smith wing of the library.

Cuban jazz great Omar Sosa brought his fun and funky sound to campus in September. Sosa's octet played a lively mix of Latin jazz and Afro-Caribbean rhythms to a dance-in-the-aisles crowd.

 
History professor Daniel Czitrom's play Red Bessie was among the offerings at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest arts festival in the world. Critic Keith Miller of the London Times Literary Supplement described Red Bessie as "clear-headed and humane, not unaware of the hurt that political idealism can cause, and more fun than might be expected of such a high-minded project."

Forty high school juniors from across the country came to campus in October for the fourth annual Take the Lead conference. Each participant was paired with a MHC student mentor in this intensive four-day program that gives girls the tools they need to turn ideas for social change into action.

NPR's roving foreign correspondent Anne Garrels was one of 16 American journalists who remained in Baghdad during the initial invasion of Iraq. Garrels was on campus in October to share her experiences with the MHC community.

The Mount Holyoke riding team started its season with a near-perfect score of 47 points at the Smith College Horse Show in October, placing first out of ten teams.

This fall's Diane Arbus show at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum garnered rave reviews in the New York Times and the New Yorker. Diane Arbus: Family Albums included many obscure prints from the controversial photographer's body of work.

Beginning this year, Mount Holyoke, in conjunction with Colgate University, is offering a fall-semester study abroad program in Russia.

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