Smith museum supports artist’s controversial film

In the wake of the Smithsonian’s pulling of a controversial film from an exhibit, Smith College has placed another of the artist’s works in its art museum.

White House speaks to university journalists about Muslim Communities across America

Farah Pandith, the Secretary of State’s Special Representative to Muslim Communities, participated in a conference call with university journalists across the country on Thursday. Pandith often focuses her efforts on people under the age of 30 and calls this generation the “change makers”. Pandith, an American Muslim, was born in Srinagar, Kashmir, India but immigrated to America with her mother when she was just one year old.

Northampton passes resolution to “Bring the War Dollars Home”

The city council of Northampton passed a resolution to call on Massachusetts representatives to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the grounds of economic cost to the city.

Days of Dialogue opens up discussion at Five Colleges

Days of Dialogue is an event that brings staff and faculty from the Five Colleges into a shared space to talk honestly about topics like race, class and gender. The second event of its kind will be held on the University of Massachusetts campus from October 18-21.