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Fostering Awareness of Native American Culture

Amy Stretten ’06 has always been passionate about her heritage. The only Native American woman on campus during three of her years at Mount Holyoke, Stretten cofounded on-campus mixed-race group… ... » Read more

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A Greener Way to Go: Eva Moseley ’53 and Green Burial

Did you know that formaldehyde, the main chemical used in embalming, is a carcinogen? Or that embalming usually isn’t required by law? And those outrageously priced coffins that are sold… ... » Read more

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Alum Pens Poem for People of Boston

We Are Boston, BOSTON STRONG! The sun was bright, the day was clear, It was the Springtime of the year. The chill of Wintertime was gone ~ It was the… ... » Read more

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Looking Back on the Laurel Chain

The moment I picked up my portion of the laurel chain on my graduation day in 2004, I felt a weight on my shoulders that has stayed with me ever… ... » Read more