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Dozens protest Smith College transgender policy outside college admission office

More than three dozen women picketed outside the Smith College admission office Thursday morning calling for Smith College to change its policy regarding transgender women.


Related Topix: Transgender

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Concert Review: Melissa Etheridge returns to Northampton for show at the Calvin Theatre

NORTHAMPTON _ Melissa Etheridge remembers her first time in Northampton, a concert at John M. Greene Hall on the campus of Smith College in 1989.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Melissa Etheridge, Entertainment

New chancellor for Rutgers-Camden

Phoebe A. Haddon, the dean of the University of Maryland's law school, will be the next chancellor of Rutgers University's Camden campus, the university announced today.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Temple University, Duquesne University, University of Pennsylvania

Oscar winner and Hampshire College graduate Lupita Nyong'o named ...

Lupita Nyong'o, who won an Academy Award for role in "12 Years a Slave," has been named People magazine's Most Beautiful for 2014 "It was exciting and just a major, major compliment," the 31-year-old actress told the magazine.


Related Topix: Hampshire College, Entertainment

Westport Public Library to host Women and Finance for Financial Literacy Month

Catamount Wealth Management proudly partners with Westport Public Library in celebration of Financial Literacy Month to host an evening of Women and Finance.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Chronicle

Baldwin after a decade: adapting to shifting campus culture1 Comments

Ten years ago, the Baldwin Scholars program set out to shift the balance of gender power on campus toward a more equal state.


The Chronicle Herald

From grief to desire in Live Art Dance's final show of the season

The celebration of homegrown talent, Mocean Dance + Rhonda Baker + The Woods, is on Thursday to Saturday at the Sir James Dunn Theatre in Halifax.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Columbia Spectator

New book explores style, attitude of 7 Sisters in 1940s

It might seem strange for a London native to write a book about fashion and style at American colleges.


Related Topix: Vassar College, Mount Holyoke College, Bryn Mawr College, Wellesley College, Barnard College

Green Bay Press-Gazette

For many people, gathering possessions is just the stuff of life

We cherish things and accumulate them. We move them from shelf to shelf and from home to home.


Related Topix: Northampton, MA

Smith College Students Continue Fight Over"Discriminatory" Policy On Transgender Applicants

Dozens of students plan to protest at Smith College on Thursday due to what they say is the women's school's refusal to make its admissions process more inclusive for transgender women after students' negotiations with administrators failed.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Northampton, MA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Queer walking tour, mental health fair and more...

The Sexual Minorities Archives will sponsor a walking tour that reveals the untold history of Northampton's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community on May 4 at 2 p.m. The 2 1/2 hour tou will include 50 stops concentrated in a three-mile area in and around downtown Northampton.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Northampton, MA, Easthampton, MA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hatfield woman admits to heroin charge; suspected Northampton supplier faces trial

A Hatfield woman has been sentenced to 18 months probation after accepting a plea deal in a case in which she admitted to driving her alleged dealer to Holyoke to score heroin during her lunch break at Smith College.


Related Topix: Drugs, Northampton, MA, Hatfield, MA, Holyoke, MA

The Huffington Post

Congrats, Graduates: Now Go Out There and Redefine Success

We're coming up on one of my favorite times of the year: that time, just after spring breaks out but before summer begins, in which thousands of college graduates are released into the world.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Depression, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Smith College Botanic Garden's jade vine blossoms for second time in 15 years

The jade vine at the Smith College Botanic Garden in Northampton bloomed for only the second time in 15 years this spring.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Northampton, MA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Go Local

Central MA College Standout: Smith College's Megan Baker

Smith sophomore Megan Baker will be putting her education and passion for community to use in Washington DC this summer.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Northampton, MA, Arts, Literature, Education Etc., Clark University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wisbech Standard

GALLERY: Whittlesey's Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year announced

Whittlesey Town Council Citizen of the Year. Left: Mayor of Whittlesey David Mason, Young citizen of the year Eddy Paddock and Citizen of the Year Norman Flatt 1st Whittlesey Scout leader.Picture: Steve Williams.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Go Local

QCC 50th, Celebrating Students: Kimberly Lawrence

To celebrate Quinsigamond Community College's 50th anniversary, GoLocal is profiling current QCC students who are sure to make a splash once they graduate.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Huffington Post

Improving the Odds for America's Children

". . . We see repeated efforts in Congress in recent years to take resources away from poor and middle-class children and families, like food stamps and tax credits and education funding and access to affordable health care, and give even more to the wealthy and powerful.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

QCC breaks ground on science center

The sun shone brightly and so did the faces as Quinsigamond Community College broke ground Thursday on its much-anticipated QuEST Center, a state-of-the-art engineering, science and technology facility on campus scheduled to open in spring 2016.


The Burlington Free Press

New hire follows trend of salary bumps

Nancy Mathews' hiring as dean of the University of Vermont's environmental school extends a pattern of externally recruited senior administrators' stepping in to UVM positions at salaries higher than their predecessors'.


Related Topix: University of Vermont, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Minnesota