spring 2019

Turning a love of video games into an exciting career

Allegra Frank ’15 is the associate culture editor at Vox, a news and opinion website. A film studies major, she began her career — almost immediately after graduation — at Polygon, a website that covers news, business, culture, reviews and videos related to gaming, where…... » Read more

On slavery and strong women with Ayesha Attah ’05, author of “The Hundred Wells of Salaga”

"AND THEN THERE'S THE SLAVE." Ayesha Attah ’05 heard these words while working on a family tree with her father. She was stunned, and the seed of her latest book, "The Hundred Wells of Salaga," was planted. Two years later, she began research for the…... » Read more

President’s Pen: Spring 2019

It's that time in South Hadley when the crocuses and daffodils are blooming all over campus, which means not only that spring has finally arrived but that we are about to graduate the seniors — the class of 2019 — and enroll a new class,…... » Read more

Nita Lowey ’59 on women’s leadership, ideals and strength in a public service career

For 30 years, Nita Melnikoff Lowey ’59 has served the people of New York, rising to become the one of the most powerful women in U.S. House of Representatives It's not the case for most people that a big burst of fame arrives at the…... » Read more