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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.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Columbia University, Scarsdale, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

USA Today

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."


Related Topix: Transgender, Mills College

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marine News

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Boat Disaster, Cape May, NJ, US Marine Corps

Marietta Times

Carolyn G. Crandell

Carolyn had graduated from William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y., and later from Syracuse University with her Master's Degree.


Related Topix: Geneva, NY, Syracuse University, Canada

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.


Related Topix: Paul Smith's College, Allegany, NY

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.


Related Topix: College of the Atlantic, Maine, Northwestern University, Trinity College, Boston College


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.


Related Topix: Transgender, Mills College, Oakland, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Gapers Block

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.


Related Topix: Transgender, Hampshire College, Books, Orange is the New Black, Massachusetts

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.


Related Topix: Mills College, Oakland, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Real Simple

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 .


Related Topix: Northampton, MA

Arkansas Times

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.


Related Topix: Aaron Neville, Soul, Philander Smith College

The Post-Standard

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)


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Cicero, NY, Jamesville, NY, Liverpool, NY

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.


Related Topix: Mills College, Oakland, CA, Transgender

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.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News Corporation, Television, FOX News Network, Rutgers University, Religion, Islam

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Concord Monitor

The Mindful Reader:

New Hampshire author J.P. Francis revisits a little-known part of our state's history in a debut novel, .


Related Topix: Berlin, NH

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 ."


Related Topix: Easthampton, MA

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.


Related Topix: Northampton, MA, Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Star Tribune

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."


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Texas, Entertainment

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.