winter 2020

Votes for Women sash made for the College’s 1916 Suffrage Day

Votes for Women sash This white cotton dress and handcrafted “Votes for Women” sash were part of the student-curated exhibit “Mount Holyoke Votes: The History of Student Activism for Voting Rights” on view in Archives and Special Collections in the fall. The dress, part of…... » Read more

A look inside the Cochary Pub and Kitchen

Located on the ground floor of the Community Center, the Cochary Pub & Kitchen offers a selection of pub-style dishes and beverages as well as fresh-baked goods from the campus bakery. All of the food served in the Cochary is made on campus, using many…... » Read more

My Voice: Kelly Bahmer-Brouse ’86 on becoming an (older) alumna

—By Kelly Bahmer-Brouse ’86 Kelly Bahmer-Brouse ’86 lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Andy, and cat, Archie. More of her illustrations and comics may be found at This article appeared as "Boomer, OK" in the winter 2020 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly.... » Read more

A friendship that changed Mount Holyoke

In 1968, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, was at the center of the Civil Rights Movement. The movement and its leaders were in an escalating dispute between federal and state governments. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had set his sights on the city’s indignities against black…... » Read more

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