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Embracing Change

Mount Holyoke women lead in ways big and small Challenging the status quo—facing, embracing, and leading change—is in our collective DNA at Mount Holyoke, where women were learning to devise their own destinies nearly a century before they even had the right to vote. Are…... » Read more

A Cappella: Sisters in Song

MHC A Cappella Groups Sing in Solidarity and Harmony On a cool Sunday evening in September, Cassidy Bommer ’13 sat at a desk in her dorm room, checking email and trying to ignore her escalating heartbeat. They had told her to wait for a visit.…... » Read more

Unusually Grounded Alumnae Homes

These alumnae dwellings showcase their natural assets Since the dawn of time, people have built homes to shelter themselves from the ravages of nature. And many in the developed world still choose to live in houses that insulate them from the natural world—super-airtight dwellings with central…... » Read more

Magical Memory Tour

Revisiting Favorite Campus Spots When you think about your favorite spot at Mount Holyoke, do you envision autumn’s scarlet splendor? The murmur of hushed conversations and concentration in the library’s reading room or the smell of coffee in the atrium? Upper Lake’s thundering waterfall? Perhaps…... » Read more