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'Charlotte's Web' at Saint Mary's College a Pure Delight
The graceful Charlotte the spider, a cutesy Wilbur the pig, a crafty Templeton the rat, and an innocent little girl, Fern, will be waiting for you at the Saint Mary's College Lefevre Theatre the end of this month as part of the college's winter children's play program. ...By Sophie Braccini

SMC Jan Term Speakers Series Delves into Diverse and Delicate Topics
Every year Saint Mary's January Term provides students and instructors alike with the opportunity to explore new academic realms and engage in perspective-changing conversations and thought-provoking activities. Saint Mary's January Term Department also hosts a series ...By A.K. Carroll

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits SMC
It's rarely written about, but one fascinating thing about a writer's work is how the reader influences the takeaway. Read a book, essay, collection of poetry or other written words on a blustery day when the world seems thrown against you, a story or expressive phrase ...By Lou Fancher

There comes a moment in the lives of most college seniors when they are asked to prove themselves, to put their skills to the test and evidence the result of four years of exploration, effort and learning. For 10 dance students at Saint Mary's College, that moment is ...By A.K. Carroll

"Chaste: An Awful Comedy" at SMC is Anything But
When theater director and professor at Saint Mary's College, Rebecca Engle, came across a New York Times review of Ken Prestininzi's play "Chaste: An Awful Comedy," Engle knew it would a perfect production to put on at Saint Mary's.
By A.K. Carroll

New Exhibit Links Art and Technology at Saint Mary's College
The Saint Mary's College Museum of Art's current multimedia artwork exhibition, "The Axis Mundi/Open Portals," by Ron Hutt is a true combination of art and technology - and is unlike anything the museum has featured before.
By Ryan McKinley

Back and Forth Bargaining Between the College and the Town
Two topics emblematic of the dynamics ...By Sophie Braccini

Local Photographer's Exhibition at SMC Museum of Art Reveals Hidden Bay Area Gem
Stephen Joseph has spent the majority of his career photographing nature in Northern California, from Yosemite to Mount Diablo. He enjoys challenging himself to capture both famous and everyday sights in unique ways. Unlike his other collections, however, the name of ...By Adam Blake

Saint Mary's to Host California Teachers Summit
"With Common Core, the big goal is to prepare students to be college and career ready," said Adam Clark, assistant superintendent for the Liberty Union High School District. "Before we can make them ready, though, we have an obligation to teach our students [certain] ...By A.K. Carroll

An Unlikely Candidate for a SMC Summer Research Project: Mistletoe
When biology major Courtney Starr began making plans for summer research, she didn't expect she'd spend June through August surrounded by an iconic symbol of Christmas, but that's exactly what is happening for this Saint Mary's junior. In collaboration with Anthony ...By A.K. Carroll

2015 Saint Mary's Graduation Day
It was sweater weather May 23 when more than 700 Saint Mary's College students received their undergraduate degrees during an outdoor stadium ceremony as parents, family, friends, college staff and dignitaries looked on.
By Cathy Dausman

Saint Mary's Intramural Field Will Stay Lit Until 10PM
The Moraga Town Council authorized Saint ...By Sophie Braccini

SMC Rugby Wins Second Straight National Title
Saint Mary's College returned to the Division 1A Rugby National Championship with one goal-to win a second title. The Gaels defeated Life University (Marietta, Ga.) 30-24 for the second year in a row to take a second straight title on May 9. It was the third year in a ...By Spencer Silva

Saint Mary's Fair Trade Festival Focuses on Social Justice
The Saint Mary's College Ferrogiarro Hall quad on April 24 was filled with about 20 booths showcasing local vendors and companies that deal in fair trade practices during the SMC Fair Trade and Social Justice Festival.
By Sophie Braccini

Bertolt Brecht in Lamorinda
It is quite marvelous to be able to immerse oneself in intelligent entertainment right here at home in Lamorinda at Saint Mary's College. That's what higher education institutions are for - to challenge us to think. The college is providing another great opportunity ...By Sophie Braccini

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