Lynn Pasquerella, the current provost at the University of Hartford was named the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College at a specially convened Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 31.
Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs
Abraham is working with others in the Five College Inc., to create inexpense programs to further student opportunities within the Five Colleges.
On Saturday, Oct. 24, members of the Amherst community rallied on the Amherst common, as part of an international attempt to send a message to members of the United Nations, calling for serious efforts to reduce global warming.
Amherst Books hosts event in which literary artists Rachel Glaser, Noy Holland and Sam Michel read some of their personal works to celebrate the launch of Tyrant Books.
Nature poet Wally Swist will screen his biographical documentary in a benefit showing this weekend at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, Mass.
The ongoing trial for the Jason Vassell case makes new developments with a Hampshire Superior Court Judge ruling Oct. 7 that Vassell’s defense team can pursue a racially selective prosecution defense.
Mark’s Meadow elementary school, the smallest but most diverse school in the Amherst school system, will be closing its doors for budgetary reasons.
As the nation grapples with issues concerning health care reform, Dr. Susan Lowery is taking the lead in a local grassroots effort through the Amherst Survival Center on North Pleasant Street to address the health care needs of the town”s homeless and uninsured population.
The University of Massachusetts Republican Club held a rally on the front steps of the Student Union yesterday, in response to what the club has called a “pornographic” brochure posted outside the Radical Student Union’s (RSU) office. The poster, a cartoon intended to promote safe sex, depicts two men engaging in sexual relations in an illustration.