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My Voice: Khushbu Mishra ’11

My Voice: Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone and Into a Beauty Contest

It was the beginning of summer, and I was busy writing my second-year doctoral paper for the applied economics program at The Ohio State University. Procrastinating on Facebook, I came across the call for participants for the Miss Nepal US 2014 competition. The winning prize…... » Read more

Then & Now: Fire Drills

—By Taylor Scott —Archival photo courtesy of MHC Archives & Special Collections —Current photo by Millie Rossman This article appeared in the winter 2015 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly.... » Read more

President's Pen Winter 2015

President’s Pen: Winter 2015

I always love hearing students and alumnae invoke Mary Lyon’s name. From “Mary Lyon would want me to take this job” to “Mary Lyon would want Mountain Day on Tuesday” (or Wednesday or Thursday or whenever a paper is due), calling forth our founder speaks…... » Read more

My Voice: Being Transgender at Mount Holyoke

At the State University of New York at Oneonta, I work with transgender and gender non-conforming college students. In addition to the typical anxieties of first-year students, these students often have added burdens, like dealing with verbal harassment or a lack of safety in bathrooms.…... » Read more