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'Tent' Creates At-Home Birthright for Jewish Culture
In 2013, The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass., launched an ambitious series of cultural programming aimed at providing an opportunity for young Jews to learn about modern Jewish culture.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Preferred Gender Pronouns Are About To Become A Thing
He said/she said/ zewhat now? Preferred Gender Pronouns are becoming commonplace in LGBT focused student organizations at colleges across the country.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Preferred' pronouns are gaining traction
The weekly meetings of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, always start the same way.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Comic Eugene Mirmam to play Academy of Music
Comic Eugene Mirman will perform at the Academy of Music in Northampton on Satruday..
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Nashoba Publishing Online
Nathaniel G. Warren, of Harvard, a junior majoring in global supply chain management, received the Earl L. LaPointe '22 Memorial Endowed Scholarship during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Club Scout: New agent looks to ignite Amherst music scene at The Pub
With about 30,000 additional residents descending on the town in the form of Amherst College, University of Massachusetts and Hampshire College students each fall, you might think Amherst would be a mecca of live music.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
TIAA-CREF and Hampshire College Launch New 403(b) Retirement Plan
TIAA-CREF retained its role as sole recordkeeper for the plan following a competitive review.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Natural resources expert: Prolonging fossil fuel era a bad idea for our planet
It began with references to the post-apocalyptic film "Mad Max" and the novel "The Road" and ended in a call to action.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Amherst Town Meeting passes resolution to divest from fossil fuel investment
Town Meeting earlier this month approved a resolution calling for the town and the Hampshire County Retirement Board to review and identify holdings in fossil fuel companies and to preclude any new investments among the resolution's goals.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Antrim: Limrik editor honored
The recipient of the Community Citizen Award - awarded each year at the N.H. State Grange's yearly convention - Lyman Gilmore, an Antrim resident since 1964, learned what a rich community he lives in is once he began meeting people through community involvement.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
San Francisco Chronicle
Traveler's 3,400 miles by bike, loss and restoration
Zilong Wang's bicycle was stolen in S.F. and then recovered, along with his faith in humanity.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
National Review Online
Mom Baby God: Mocking a Pro-Life Generation
Just when we thought we saw the craziest of the crazy that the abortion movement had to offer this July in Austin, Texas, we got this: a new play created to fictionalize the work of Students for Life of America and some of our compatriots in the pro-life movement.
Hampshire College alumna Lupita Nyong'o generating Oscar buzz...
Lupita Nyong'o's performance as Patsey in "12 Years a Slave" is generating Oscar buzz and acclaim such as this from Variety: "Actors like Nyong'o don't come along often, and she's a stunning discovery amidst an ensemble that carves out room for proven talents such as Paul Dano, Alfre Woodard and Brad Pitt."