Paige Christie ‘15 has been training to be the sixth Smith student to swim the English Channel.
And now, it’s almost time! If the weather cooperates, Paige will be in the water overnight, beginning around 3:30 a.m. UK time (10:30 p.m. Eastern Time.)
You can follow Paige using the GPS tracker below. Search by the name of her boat, the Gallivant. Remember, she expects to begin swimming at 3:30 a.m. UK time.
In the meantime, let’s all join in cheering her on! Go, Paige! Smithies are rooting for you!
Have you ever wondered about the “MacLeish” in “MacLeish Field Station”?
Here’s the interesting backstory, in a blog post by Ada Comstock Scholar Jo Harvey.
Here’s the Huffington Post on “the women’s college advantage.”
What say you? What advantages did Smith provide?
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Entrepreneur and food revolutionary Julia Child ‘34 was born 102 years ago today.
Forbes magazine says that this American pioneer of French cuisine taught us about much more than culinary skills. #smithieslead
Want to make the most of your college tour?
Below, some advice from Smith’s Gold Key Guides!
Canoeing along Paradise Pond, c1897. #smithcollegearchives #smithcollege
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Did you know that five Smith students have successfully swum the English Channel?
In a few days, Paige Christie ‘15 hopes to become the sixth!
Read about her impressive goal — and feel free to post good wishes to Paige in the Comments below!
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