protest and a venue. However, they also said they wanted to support the students whose work was chosen. They made sure that the Salon did not become an obstacle or safety hazard on opening night.
"We don't want to minimize the accomplishments of these students," Fichner-Rathus said.
The College's Art Gallery celebrated the accomplishments of art students at the opening of the Art Student Exhibition last Wednesday in Holman Hall. The show featured 65 works from 38 artists, whose pieces were chosen from 160 submissions.
At the opening reception, students were honored with eight faculty commendation awards, a President's Purchase Award, Dean's Purchase Award and Art Faculty Purchase Award.
Members of the College's Inter-Greek Council (IGC) and Panhellenic Association took home 11 awards in a variety of categories at the Northeast Greek Leadership Association Conference.
The College was among the top three award-winning colleges. Tim Wilkinson, director of Fraternity and Sorority Programs, said this is because the College's Greek programs balance social and community service efforts.
The College continued its celebration of Women's History Month this past Friday with a film presentation from Trinh Minh-ha, a writer, filmmaker and composer who is professor of women's studies and rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley.
"She is a major feminist of today, of transnational feminism," Ellen Friedmen, director of the College's women's and gender studies program, said.