mhc history

MoHome Memories: Secret Sororities

The rise and fall of Mount Holyoke’s sororities Mount Holyoke Sororities: Sigma Theta Chi (1887) Xi Phi Delta (1896) Psi Omega (1897) Gamma Kappa (1898) Chi Delta Theta (1902)   More than 130 student organizations exist at Mount Holyoke, and most students belong to at…... » Read more

Resiliency in Wartime

The Quarterly takes a look back at student life on campus during World War II—a pivotal time when change was the only constant and students had no choice but to adapt. Learning to drink coffee without sugar. Meatless Tuesdays. “Heat cops” closing dorm windows every morning to…... » Read more

MHC Women Behaving Badly: More College Capers

So many capers, so little space in the printed Quarterly. Here are more stories of mischief that we just had to share with you. But if your favorite tale of campus hi-jinks isn't below, please add it in the comments section. Men, Men, Men! Right…... » Read more

Mischief Managed

175 Years of  Mount Holyoke Women Behaving Badly Except for defying the honor code or committing an actual crime, Mount Holyoke women are free to behave pretty much as they choose these days. But that wasn’t always the case; rules ruled in Mary Lyon’s Seminary.…... » Read more