THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES

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WAAM-SLAM2 organizers rally supporters at teach in

Student coalition brainstorms next steps By XUEYING CHEN ’16 Co Editor-in-Chief WAAM-SLAM2 assembled a teach in with the College community last Friday after student representatives met with … [Read More...]

Divestment then and now: A history of Wellesley’s South African divestment movement

by Michelle Al-Ferzly ’14, Catherine B. ’15, Dhivya Perumal ’14, Whitney Sheng ’14 and Laura Wong ’16 Contributing Writers Divestment at Wellesley first surfaced in the 1980’s as a political … [Read More...]

Ignoring male victims of rape reinforces patriarchal attitudes

By NIKITA NAGRAS ’17  Contributing Writer Last year, the National Crime Victimization Survey revealed that men make up 38 percent of rape victims in the United States — a surprising percentage … [Read More...]

‘Last Week Tonight’ with John Oliver could be an exciting addition to the news-parody genre

A striving journalist toils as a field correspondent for years covering everything from obscure pieces of legislation to political scandals. After many years and increased recognition he is eventually … [Read More...]

Softball captures 2014 NEWMAC Championship with 1-0 win over Smith

By HANNAH FLESCH ’16 Contributing Writer All of the offense that pitcher Lindsay Johnson ’14 and the rest of the Blue softball team needed was off the bat of Emilyrose Havrilla ’15. The Wellesley … [Read More...]

Divestment then and now: A history of Wellesley’s South African divestment movement

by Michelle Al-Ferzly ’14, Catherine B. ’15, Dhivya Perumal ’14, Whitney Sheng ’14 and Laura Wong ’16 Contributing Writers Divestment at Wellesley first surfaced in the 1980’s as a political tactic to garner campus awareness of the South African apartheid regime. Over the course of a ten-year campaign, students, alumnae, faculty and staff mobilized in […]

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This Week’s Editorial

THE WELLESLEY NEWS STAFF EDITORIAL: Journalism lacks adequate female voices

Unsurprisingly, a report released by the Women’s Media Center indicates that men hold most of the positions of power in journalism. Male journalists account for 63 percent of bylines in the nation’s top 10 papers and are predominant in the opinions pages. All but one of this year’s Pulitzer Prizes went to male journalists. Because […]


This Week | Features

Feminine care subscription HelloFlo gains momentum

By BROTI GUPTA ’16 Assistant Features Editor A few months ago, I made my once-a-month trip to CVS to buy pads and tampons. As I checked out of the store, one of the (male) … [Read More...]

WEN IN ENGLAND: Punting across the pond

By WENYAN DENG ’15 Staff Columnist As a member of Wellesley’s Class of 2015 and a native of Beijing, China, I am currently reading International Politics at The University of … [Read More...]


This Week | Arts

‘Last Week Tonight’ with John Oliver could be an exciting addition to the news-parody genre

A striving journalist toils as a field correspondent for years covering everything from obscure pieces of legislation to political scandals. After many years and increased recognition he is eventually … [Read More...]

by Alexa J. Williams '14
Arts Editor

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ weaves a web of tangled plots

By ALEXA WILLIAMS ’14 Arts Editor For a film that got worse reviews than “Spiderman 3,” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” wasn’t as bad as it could have been. The second of the spidey reboots … [Read More...]


This Week | Sports

Softball captures 2014 NEWMAC Championship with 1-0 win over Smith

By HANNAH FLESCH ’16 Contributing Writer All of the offense that pitcher Lindsay Johnson ’14 and the rest of the Blue softball team needed was off the bat of Emilyrose Havrilla ’15. The Wellesley … [Read More...]

Fitbit rises in popularity at Wellesley

By AMANDA FOUN ’17 Contributing Writer Today, technologies like Fitbit are constantly changing and reinventing  various aspects of our lives. Over the past few years, Fitbits have risen  in … [Read More...]


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