Claire Ayoub Laughing at Things: A Turning Point →
claireayoublaughingatthings: Hearing about Nora Ephron’s death was the first time in nearly 10 years where I’ve felt a sense of paralyzing sadness. Last night, every piece of paper around me was unworthy to be written on. Every joke was tired or juvenile. Every character was bland or shallow. Nothing I wrote could come close… Sometimes you just know, the way you know about a good melon.
I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women...– Nora Ephron ’62. She will be greatly missed.
But I do think that you can’t make generalizations that simply having a woman in...– Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 speaking at the Women in Public Service Institute yesterday at Wellesley College. For her full remarks, go here.
An analysis of Hillary Clinton’s body language from the Boston Herald’s story about the Women in Public Service Institute event with Hillary and Madeleine Albright yesterday… “If you get elected as the next president …” began a woman from Yemen, who was interrupted by nearly 25 seconds of applause from the friendly crowd at Clinton’s alma mater today. Clinton shook her...
I could not think of a better place to launch this institute than here at...– Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 speaking at the Women in Public Service Institute at Wellesley today
What I want for you is the same thing that I want for myself and for my...– The ever wise and hilarious Prof. Ann Velenchik to the Class of 2012 at Senior Lunch
: What to join at Wellesley if you're interested... →
diversitycommittee: So coolredroses (hi Sravanti! sorry it took me so long to answer your question!!) asked me what groups to look into if you’re someone that is interested in activism around diversity/feminism. This is such a great question that I imagine many people have so I’m making this into a text post so…
That's how she rolled
Our former student assistant in the mag office, Abigail Murdy ’12, was the res hostess for the class of 1947 at reunion last weekend. She related this conversation with a member of the class. Abigail: “I heard you won hoop rolling in ‘47!” Alum: “I did. Back then they said that meant I would be the first to get married.” Abigail: “Were you?” Alum:...