Hannah Roach

Lyons, tigers and vandalism

Lyons, tigers and vandalism

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

Gaylord Library has been the site of several instances of vandalism over the past month. The tiger statue standing in front of the library has been repeatedly moved from its original location. On the night of Sept. 23, South Hadley Police Department filed an incident report, according to MassLive. In a statement to MassLive, the police stated that they suspect it was moved by college students.

Mount Holyoke walks out to demand sanctuary

Mount Holyoke walks out to demand sanctuary

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

Mount Holyoke campus erupted with cheering and chanting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 16.  Noise could be heard, echoing through academic buildings, leading to the library. There, hundreds of students, staff and faculty had started gathering as part of the MHC #SanctuaryCampus Walkout. 

"Love and peace will overcome this hate": Mount Holyoke reacts to the election results

"Love and peace will overcome this hate": Mount Holyoke reacts to the election results

BY HANNAH ROACH '17 & LEAH WILLINGHAM '17

The morning after Donald Trump was chosen as the president-elect of the United States was drizzly and quiet. Students walked with bags under their eyes — many had stayed up to see the results come in early Wednesday morning.

Mass. transgender discrimination law officially in effect this week

Mass. transgender discrimination law officially in effect this week

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

This past weekend saw a major increase in the rights of transgender individuals in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts law that prohibits any discrimination against gender identity in public spaces was signed in July, and went into effect this Saturday. Massachusetts is the 18th state in the country to create such provisions for transgender people, according to the Berkshire Eagle.

Mount Holyoke left in the dust? Breaking down the college rankings

Mount Holyoke left in the dust? Breaking down the college rankings

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

U.S. News & World Report published its highly anticipated 2017 Best Colleges Report Sept. 12, and many Mount Holyoke students were disappointed to see its ranking as 36th, marked as a tie with Lafayette College.  

First year student mailboxes to move from Blanchard to Auxiliary

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

This academic school year has already featured several significant changes to daily life on campus. Mail is no exception — the mail collection system is moving from Blanchard Campus Center to Auxiliary Services. The first year class now receives all their mail from inside Auxiliary Services, packages and letters alike.

SGA E-Board and Class Board officials elected

SGA E-Board and Class Board officials elected

BY HANNAH ROACH '17

This year’s All Campus Elections took place over the last week, opening on March 31 and closing April 8. All positions for Class Boards, as well as the SGA Executive Board, were open. The winners were announced Tuesday, April 12 in Senate by the All Campus Elections Committee.