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William Peace: Scholar, Advocate
When President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law, he remarked that everyone with a disability could now pass through once-closed doors into a bright new era of equality.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Women's college allows transgender women to apply
Mills College becomes the first of the 119 single-sex colleges in the country to consider enrollment applications from "self-identified women."
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Today in U.S. Naval History: August 28
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 28 1867 - Capt. William Reynolds of Lackawanna raises U.S. flag over Midway Island and took formal possession of these islands for the U.S. 1942 - 120 women, commissioned directly as ENS or LTJG, reported to "USS Northampton," Smith College for training.
Carolyn G. Crandell
Carolyn had graduated from William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y., and later from Syracuse University with her Master's Degree.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
NYSP: Paul Smith's College Student's Death Ruled an Accident
An autopsy found the manner of death of a Paul Smith College student to be an accident.
Bangor Daily News
Washington Monthly puts College of the Atlantic in Top 100
College of the Atlantic was recently named among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the country, is among the top 100 "affordable elite" colleges in America, and is one of four Maine colleges offering the "best bang for the buck," according to Washington Monthly.
Women's College Opens Doors To Transgender Students
On Wednesday, Mills College, based in Oakland, California, becomes the first all-women's college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender non-conforming students.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
City of The Weak Rolls Into Reggies 9/2
Consider it a sign of the times - modern rock band City of the Weak found their band through a text message conversation.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
New UMass students reading 'Orange is the New Black,'memoir on which ...
Transgender actress Laverne Cox delivers the commencement address at Hampshire College on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Bold Italic
Mills College Changes Gender Policy
Mills College, the well-regarded liberal arts school in the Oakland foothills, is a 160-year-old institution that until now, only women who were assigned as female from birth were eligible to attend.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
6 Reasons Your Home is Full of Clutter
Solution: People feel a responsibility to be good stewards of things, says Randy Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts, and a coauthor of Buried in Treasures .
Aaron Neville comes to Oaklawn
Platinum-selling New Orleans-born R&B singer Aaron Neville will be at Oaklawn Park at 7 p.m., $30-$40.
Achievers: Hobart and William Smith College students earn bachelor's degree
Cara Goslowski , child of Thomas and Laurie Goslowski, of Syracuse, majored in psychology; Maria Mangine , child of Frederick and Teresa Mangine, of Syracuse, majored in biology and environmental studies, magna cum laude; Kimberly King , child of Julie King, of Cicero, majored in Asian studies and comparative literature, magna cum laude; Luis ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New policy clarifies 'female' for Mills College admission
Mills student Sonj Basha lies in bed with partner Barbara Jefferson, who is gender neutral, at their home in Oakland.
National Review Online
Think Progress to Fox News's Roger Ailes: Drop Dead
These cruel, despicable words should drive a red-hot railroad spike into the casket of the notion that liberals are open-minded, tolerant people.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Mindful Reader:
New Hampshire author J.P. Francis revisits a little-known part of our state's history in a debut novel, .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno responds to Holyoke Mayor Alex...
On Friday, Aug. 8 Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse participated in the " Ice Bucket Challenge ."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Weather cooperating again tonight for Northampton's Arts Night Out
After all, some of the activities are outdoors, but even the indoor ones require visitors to walk outside to get from one venue to another.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lowertown becomes Guitar Town on Saturday
The Monday morning after the Paul McCartney concert, Molly Maher was counting the minutes until somebody came into the famed St. Paul guitar store she helps run and started playing "Blackbird."
Smith College to sell former Mason Infirmary items at tag sale
Hospital beds from the former Mason Infirmary are among the many items Smith College will sell at a public tag sale Saturday.