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WINTER 2004 / VOLUME 9, NUMBER 2

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On Halloween Eve, the Mount Holyoke College Orchestra performed a live score to the 1927 silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera, starring Lon Chaney.

Senegalese filmmaker Ousmene Sembène was on campus this fall to screen his most recent film Moolaadé, a 2004 winner at the Cannes Film Festival.

The incoming class of 2008 formed a global book circle encompassing six continents when they read Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita in Tehran as part of first-year orientation. New students received copies of the book during the summer and participated in discussions after their arrival on campus this fall.

Thanks to the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts' voter registration drive, hundreds of MHC students voted for the first time in the presidential election this fall. The Weissman Center also sponsored a semester-long series of public conversations and events titled The Road [Not] Taken: The Real Choices of the 2004 Presidential Election.

 
   

Both the soccer and field hockey teams qualified for the NEWMAC Championships, which were held in October. Soccer gained a spot by way of an upset against Smith College. Field hockey also defeated Smith, securing sixth place in the final NEWMAC standings.

Former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove, who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1987, was on campus in October to read from her new collection, American Smooth.

 
 
PHOTO BY FRED LEBLANC

Kristel Thompson '05 (left) and Jennifer Gomez '05 showed their student IDs at the College's 168th convocation ceremony. Seniors donned their caps and gowns for the celebration that officially kicks off the academic year.

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