Student Life

A photo portrait of Shelly Anand '08
Fall 2019
Shelly Anand ’08 created a blog, Wellesley Underground, in 2009, as “a space to have a counter-narrative of success,” as well as a place to explore “difficult questions of identity,” she says.More
The cover image of Parenting Our Parents depicts silhouettes of elderly people supported by their caregivers. The figures are standing, using a walking, a using a wheelchair, each with a caregiver standing beside them.
Fall 2019
Parenting Our Parents: Transforming the Challenge into a Journey of Love hones in on the life-changing experience of becoming your parents’ parent when they can no longer care for themselves.More
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Fall 2019
As anyone who has suffered through a cold during finals knows, it’s not easy being sick at college. Of course, the staff at Wellesley’s Health Services has to handle more than colds during the course…More
A photo of mixed actinobacteria taken through a microscope.
Summer 2019
Photo by Scott Chimileski The Wellesley Fam Regarding the spring ’19 issue: Thanks @Wellesleymag for reminding me just how incredible it is to be part of the @Wellesley family. Currently reading the issue cover…More
Jocelyne Reahl ’19 and Demilade Adeboye ’19
Summer 2019
Jocelyne Reahl ’19 wrote her thesis about about how the characteristics of ancient sediments reveal climate history; for her composition thesis, Demilade Adeboye ’19 conducted her piece Quartet for Strings.More
A student wears a tam decorated with flowers and the phrase "All things grow"
Summer 2019
When the class of 2019 gathered for the last time of their college career, the full range of commencement emotions was on display under the big white tent on Severance Green—joy, excitement, hope, sadness—as the…More
 Paige Hauke ’19, the hooprolling race winner, holds her hoop and a bouquet of yellow flowers in Lake Waban.
Summer 2019
The morning of this year’s race dawned cool and rainy, with light winds from the southwest, and although the slick pavement made the course more hazardous than usual, it didn’t faze Paige Hauke ’19. “Any Hooprolling day is a good Hooprolling day,” she says.More
A photo shows members of the Harambee Singers, wearing kente-cloth stoles, performing.
Summer 2019
When Jill Foye ’22 started at Wellesley, Ethos no longer had a singing group. But thanks to funds donated by alumnae in honor of the recent 50th anniversary of the organization, she and 10 other students came together last semester as the Harambee Singers.More
Community In a Cup of Sugar
Summer 2019
Helen Wang, director of residence life and housing, considers learning to live in community a central aspect of every student’s Wellesley experience. “The residential context is one of the few remaining spaces in the nation where people from all walks of life can be together and intersect,” she says.More
Stories in Motion
Summer 2019
If you came to sit quietly for two hours, you came to the wrong place. The performers at the 17th annual Latinx Culture show had too much energy to keep it contained on stage.More