Category Archives: Student Reflections

The Power of Good Food

What’s a holiday without food? From Thanksgiving turkey to a Fourth of July cookout, certain dishes are symbolic of a national holiday.  Regardless of what you celebrate, food is an opportunity to socialize with friends and family, to communicate love … Continue reading

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Taking Time to Relax at Smith College:
A Challenge for Smithies

There is a certain intensity that comes with being a student at Smith College. Heavy workloads, constant deadlines and to-do lists, plus endless meetings for extracurricular activities can all take a toll on the average student. There is, however, an … Continue reading

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A Moment of Peace and Understanding through Turmoil:
A Buddist Meditation Experience

How many of you have participated in meditation? How many of you have attempted to meditate and found yourself struggling to silence the thoughts in your mind, or sit still for so much time? After participating in Monday’s 5:00-6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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