CFDA critiques student designs

CFDA critiques student designs

Two representatives from the Council of Fashion Designers of America visited the Stephens fashion department on Tuesday, Oct. 14, to critique student designs. The representatives, Neil Gilks, director of educational initiatives, and Sara Kozlowski, senior manager of professional development, spent two days meeting with senior design students and approving looks...
New athletics logo a slam dunk

New athletics logo a slam dunk

Mark and Debbie Brunner may have lost the three-legged race, but this event wasn’t about winning anyway. Students and members of the Stephens community gathered Thursday at Willis Quad for the unveiling of the new Athletics Department logo. The branding, which Sara Barnett as a design student took on as...
Strike three for cycle stoppers

Strike three for cycle stoppers

As students made their way to class last Tuesday morning, three new objects could be seen at the foot of each bridge by Stamper Commons. The stone cylinders have been identified as old ashtrays that now have been repurposed as planters, and, to everyone’s horror, bike stoppers. If it were...
On your lunch hour

On your lunch hour

Every student craves that brief break in the middle of day to sit in Stamper Commons with friends before afternoons of classes and activities. Administration responded to students’ comments, instituting an all-campus break between noon and 1 p.m. Of course, that break has come with some unintended consequences. “This lunch...
Senior Angie Westcott’s work goes national

Senior Angie Westcott’s work goes national

A lot of students return from summer internships without much to show for their work. That’s not the case with senior Angie Westcott. Westcott spent her summer in Knoxville, Tenn., working at Altar’d State, and the window display she helped design currently appears in 35 stores nationwide. The theme, which was Westcott’s...
Literally driving in circles: Student parking remains an issue

Literally driving in circles: Student parking remains an issue

With an influx of cars on campus and adjacent neighborhoods requiring parking permits, parking on and around campus has become a headache and safety issue for many. Because only 243 student parking spaces are available, students still find themselves circling around campus looking for a place to park, and many...
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English/Creative Writing Department will host Launch Party for the 2015 Issue of Harbinger, “Do It Yourself”

Stephens College students have worked hard this year to put together the 2015 issue of Harbinger, the school’s award-winning literary magazine. They will launch the magazine this Friday, April 24, 2015. The event will be held at The Bridge, 1020 East Walnut Street from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Authors will read their pieces published...

Stephens tennis gains first wins of the season

The Stephens Stars Tennis team traveled all the way to O’Fallon, IL, on Feb. 28 to compete against St. Louis Pharmacy, Greenville.  There they scored their first wins of the season.  The game was held inside because the weather was too frigid. Stephens College beat the St. Louis College of Pharmacy 5-4. They also beat...
A not so sweet goodbye

A not so sweet goodbye

For more than a century, Sweet Briar College has offered women a liberal arts education. On Tuesday, March 3, the college abruptly announced its closure to stunned and tearful faculty, students and alumnae. Sweet Briar will shut down permanently in August 2015. An $84 million endowment, officials said, was not enough to offset a declining...

Cross-enrolling at Mizzou

Are you a student wanting to cross-enroll in a class at MU for the fall 2015 semester? Have you heard about MU’s new registration policy? As of this upcoming fall, students who want to cross-enroll must register for classes at MU the Wednesday through Friday before the first class of the semester. For this August,...

ECM 312 Hosts First Stephens Talent Show

Stephens’ first talent show was held on March 11 by ECM class 312. The show gave way to various performances, from spoken word to singing to comedy and more. There was a healthy turnout, and at the conclusion of the event, there was a celebratory reception that included mousse, popcorn, and overall joie de vive...