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Joanna Chlebus ’05: Reel Feminist

If you are feeling nostalgic for the film studies department at Mount Holyoke (or if you are just a film buff with some feminist flair), the blog of alumna Joanna Chlebus ’05, Reel Feminist, will take you back to those seminars and screenings. With a…... » Read more

Music That Speaks for Itself

Zeb Bangash ’04 is Half of Pakistan’s Hottest Pop Duo Mubarik Ali Khan, a top classical Indian music vocalist, showed little enthusiasm when Zeb Bangash ’04 was introduced to him as a possible student in 1999. However, after her first lesson—a test run taking Bangash through basic scales to gauge her voice and musical sense—his indifference melted.…... » Read more

Books or Bytes: Are You Ready For The Future?

Libraries are serving lattes and muffins, and local bookstores seem to be going the way of the blacksmith shop. Last summer, Amazon announced that e-book sales outpaced hardcover books by almost two to one. And several companies are developing ATM-like machines that dispense print-on-demand books…... » Read more

Dottie Segal Casper ’48: 83-Year-Old Standup

Dottie Segal Casper ’48 didn’t think of herself as funny for most of her life. But in her late seventies, she suddenly started knocking ’em dead as a stand-up comedian. On little more than a whim, she showed up for a 2004 comedy workshop at…... » Read more