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Sphinx Statuette with Hidden Message Passed Down through Classes

... A shoe-sized bronze statuette of a sphinx sits in the Mount Holyoke Archives and Special Collections protected by thick layers of wrapping paper. The rust stains on the bronze and… ... » Read more

Photo by Deirdre Haber Malfatto

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1890s Basketball Uniform Took Fashion from Trends of the Day

—By Anne Pinkerton This article appeared as “Basketball Uniforms” in the summer 2017 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly. Mount Holyoke’s first basketball teams played in Blanchard Hall, site of the College’s original gymnasium. At the… ... » Read more

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Curtis Smith

Professor Emeritus Curtis Smith died on February 15 at the age of 93. After serving four years in the US Army during World War II, Smith attended the University of… ... » Read more

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Alumnae Form a Community through Facebook

“Let’s talk grocery expenses,” reads a post to the Mohos with Kiddos Facebook group in February. “What is your average monthly cost?” With nearly 2,500 members—and growing—Mohos with Kiddos is… ... » Read more