Posts Tagged ‘’05’

While sifting through the Google reader that I keep of all the Smith alum blogs, I stumbled across some incredible words from Smithies around their uteri. In light of all the discussion going on about rights and bodies, I thought it would be meaningful to share these personal stories. In my mind, these are the […]

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts, here are some Smithie bloggers writing about their involvement in this now century-old organization: Phred ’04 writes about a childhood memory of a creative, girl-scout-inspired project gone awry: I decided that I should try the project my girl scout day camp counselors discussed: making earrings […]

Check out this article in The New York Times featuring Sara Katz ’05 and the work her organization, FoodFight, does in NYC. “Telling kids what they should and shouldn’t eat is not really effective,” said Ms. Katz, who taught a class called Food for Thought at Essex Street Academy last spring. “Teenagers don’t do things […]

In the wake of the recent LGBTQ suicides, there has been an outpouring of action from both the online and offline worlds. Blog posts, video projects, news articles, etc, are grappling with the tragedies and trying to turn collective grief into something productive. From Jacqui Shine ’05 comes one of the latest efforts, Write Your […]

Lucky Punk ’94: I just got a new job, on the second season of a popular reality show… I’m not going to tell you the name of it, because they’re REALLY paranoid about secrecy, and then I’d get fired before I even start. They offered me a job on Wednesday evening, before I even had […]

And now, a few words from Leila Cohan ’05: Sarah & Amanda are very nicely allowing me to guest blog and let you all know about This Is About Smith, a sketch comedy show I wrote that’s currently running at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. As the title implies, it’s about […]

The approaching cold always has me thinking about crafting projects and whatnot. Here’s a photo round up of recent Smith alum craftiness: