September 8, 2016

Mount Holyoke faculty: accomplished, engaged, approachable

Mount Holyoke’s 200+ faculty are making news, busting boundaries, researching, creating, and leading for change—and inspiring their students to do the same.

June 28, 2016

Arts at Mount Holyoke College

Do you live to create? Do you create to live?
Do you live to imagine? Do you imagine to live?
Do you live to express? Do you express to live?

The arts at Mount Holyoke College open students to a greater sense of possibility—and to the power and wonder of their own voices and visions.

May 4, 2016

An esprit for choreography and dance kinesiology.

“Hello Choreographers! Congratulations! You have been selected to participate in our spring 2016 Biomorphic Dance Festival!”

I could not believe I was reading this email from the Asterial Dance company as I rushed to my physics exam. The nerves I had for my exam melted away as I considered the gravity of what had just happened: my choreography had just been accepted into a dance festival for the first time. Yes, there were the logistics of actually traveling to New York City with my seven dancers. But I had been accepted!

April 27, 2016

Oozing with literary tradition.

On Thursday, April 28, the students of Professor Corinne Demas’s English 303 short-story writing seminar will launch the 11th edition of the Blackstick Review. Founded in 2004, the literary journal is the culmination of my classmates’ hard work over the course of the semester.

March 24, 2016

College first: a dancer’s take.

I have always had a thing for flying. Not so much airplanes as birds. I love the feeling of being in the air. And I’m drawn to the stars, imagining what it would be like to be part of something so hypnotic and beautiful. I found, and continue to find, these same sensations in ballet.