Author Archives: Katherine Eyring

One final thing that I love about Wellesley…

April at Wellesley is my favorite time of year. Every day there is a student performance, concert, presentation, or panel. I am constantly impressed by the numerous talents and interests of my fellow Wellesley students. Somehow, in addition to staying … Continue reading


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Women who are making a difference in the world…

Every year, Wellesley College hosts two conferences to celebrate the research and hard work of Wellesley students and their colleagues. Each fall, Wellesley hosts the Tanner Conference, and every spring semester, Wellesley hosts the Ruhlman Conference. During the Ruhlman Conference, … Continue reading


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Marathon Monday

Marathon Monday is one of Wellesley’s most famous traditions. It so happens that Wellesley College is approximately the halfway point for the Boston Marathon. The Marathon falls on Patriot’s Day every year, classes are cancelled, and almost all of the … Continue reading


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What Class Year Means at Wellesley!

There’s a lot of class pride at Wellesley. During orientation week (the week before classes start, when first-years are invited to come early and get acclimated to the campus, and each other), the campus is COVERED in the first-year class … Continue reading


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Dorm Spirit

Almost everybody gets attached to their first year dorm… One of my earliest Wellesley memories is watching my two house presidents, Hannah and Macherie, chanting:   “Tower spirit Let me hear it When we yell, we yell like h___ And … Continue reading


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DOOCA

At Wellesley, students have the opportunity to take on leadership roles in the student community and administration. Students interview and read applications for the board of admission, they serve as student trustees on the board of trustees, and participate in … Continue reading


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Up we go…

Wellesley is one of the few colleges in the country to still require students to take P.E courses. In fact, we rank as one of the fittest schools in the country! Students can fulfill the PE requirement by doing yoga, … Continue reading


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Senate, snow and radio shows…

It’s been a week of firsts! On Monday evening, I attended Wellesley College Senate for the first time! Every Monday at 6, students from all over campus, representing many different organizations, gather to discuss what’s going on, on campus. Senate … Continue reading


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This week has been another whirlwind of proteins, organic chemistry reactions and Scandal! On a more artistic note, Clint Smith, a renowned spoken word artist, performed at Wellesley on Saturday. If you’re not familiar with his work, I encourage you … Continue reading


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In an ideal society…

Last night, the office of the president (President Bottomly, that is) hosted the annual Wellesley College Debates. The debates were started by President Bottomly in 2007 to encourage thoughtful and critical debate outside of the classroom. This year’s motion was … Continue reading


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