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Two Alumnae Join Paddle Forward Program

In the fall of 2013, Sarah Schaefer ’11 and Sami Pfeffer ’10 set off in canoes to travel down the Mississippi River with nine other young adults as part of the Paddle Forward initiative. The 2,320-mile trip—set in motion by parent organization Wild River Academy,…... » Read more

The Gospel of “Spirituals & the Blues”

In 1982, five years after joining the faculty at Mount Holyoke, religion professor John Grayson debuted Spirituals, a course that would later become Spirituals & the Blues and his most popular class. Over the next thirty-one years, Grayson taught the course sixteen times, reaching nearly…... » Read more

Beloved Class Flags Restored

In case you didn’t see the buzz on social media or hear about it through the grapevine, the removal of the beloved class flags in Williston Library was a source of great distress for students last fall. For the past two decades, students have referred…... » Read more

Athletics Hall of Fame Honors Inaugural Class of Inductees

Six former student-athletes, a former athletics administrator, and one team were inducted into the Mount Holyoke Athletics Hall of Fame during Family and Friends Weekend in October. Each inductee’s photograph is now mounted in the new Hall of Fame, located in the hallway leading to…... » Read more