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Wellesley Summer Theatre to present Three Sisters, by Chekhov

The Wellesley Summer Theatre Company is gearing up to present Three Sisters, Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and its quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. The play is translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by Marta Rainer. May 21 — June 21, 2015 Thursday and Friday at 7pm, […]

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Wellesley College bell ringers to get Fancy and Toxic on Friday

You might hear more than the usual occasional ding-dong from the bells at Galen Tower on Wellesley College’s campus on Friday. The school’s Guild of Carrilonneurs has a full slate of music scheduled in honor of the last day of classes:

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Yukking it up over Sustainability in Wellesley

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Wellesley Trails Walk on May 2: Cheever House & Sudbury Path

Join the Wellesley Trails Committee: Follow the Sudbury Path from Wellesley College’s Cheever House, an historic mansion in the Hunnewell Estates Historic District, to the Sudbury Aqueduct. Explore the trails along the Charles River, and cross over the Waban Arches, a 500-ft long stone bridge constructed in 1876 to carry water to Boston. Loop back through […]

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Drone gets in on Wellesley hoop-rolling action

Not only did the annual hoop-rolling event at Wellesley College over the weekend attract dozens of gown-clad seniors armed with wooden hoops, but also a drone operator who was catching the action (look closely — it’s to the right of the lantern pole in the photo above). We haven’t seen any photos or video footage […]

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As Wellesley College says, anyone can run the Marathon but not everyone can hoop-roll

UPDATE: And the winner is….Sophia Garcia Congrats to our Hooprolling winner, Sophia Garcia ’15! http://t.co/jR3oll7J4n pic.twitter.com/O5qilJl0f6 — HKBottomly (@HKBottomly) April 25, 2015 The 120th annual hoop-rolling race at Wellesley College takes place Saturday at 9am. If you’ve never seen this local tradition live, it’s worth a look, as seniors dressed in gowns spin their wooden […]

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Big local job opening: Wellesley College president Bottomly leaving in 2016

Wellesley College President Kim Bottomly (a.k.a. KBot) announced Friday that she will step down as president in July 2016, passing the baton to whoever comes next to lead the school during the rest of its big 2025 campus renewal project. She joined the college in 2007 as Wellesley’s 13th president, bringing with her a biology and […]

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Nice weather in Wellesley, if you’re a duck

Came across a bunch of little rubber duckies on a run through Wellesley College campus this morning. I figured they had to be there for a reason, and sure enough, I learned later that the school’s Office of Student Involvement (yes, there is such a thing called that) sprinkled them about, with some including gift […]

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