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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
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'.