Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hampshire reproductive rights conference a success

By Christiana McDougal

April 22, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

Last weekend, the twenty fourth annual Reproductive Rights Conference for Student and Community Activists was held at Hampshire College. The event featured a variety of two-hour workshops and free HIV testing. There were...

Hampshire College to hold conference addressing women’s reproductive rights

By Christiana McDougal

April 8, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

Today marks the beginning of a three-day long reproductive rights conference titled: “From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom” at Hampshire College. It is sponsored by both the...

Local farmer plows his own course

By Christiana McDougal

November 15, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Although it is a cool and rainy November morning, local farmer John Spineti is still at his stand at the Amherst farmer’s market tending to the many people looking to purchase some of his renowned potatoes. With rows of potatoes...

Liquid Breakfast satisfies NoHo with a side of Orange

By Christiana McDougal

November 2, 2009

Filed under Archives, Music

The Iron Horse was abuzz with the sounds of The Breakfast on Thursday night as costumed fans waited outside for the show to begin. It was the 11th anniversary of both their annual Halloween inspired Fonghoulish Freakout Tour...

Get it while it’s hot: Breakfast comes to NoHo

By Christiana McDougal

October 28, 2009

Filed under Music

To the delight of their dedicated fans, The Breakfast is once again touring the Northeast, in promotion of their latest album, “Live As Is.” They will be performing at the Iron Horse in Northampton on Thursday October 29,...

Jazz greats Lateef and Rudolph stun audiences Thursday

By Christiana McDougal

October 18, 2009

Filed under Music

Exotic instruments littered the stage of Bowker Auditorium this past Thursday as crowds of people flooded in through the entranceway to see jazz great Yusef Lateef and percussionist Adam Rudolph. Gongs, bells, drums, a saxophone and an assor...

Yusef Lateef & Adam Rudolph Duo come to Bowker Auditorium

By Christiana McDougal

October 13, 2009

Filed under Music

Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph, two of the most prominent jazz musicians still performing and composing music, will be playing at Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall on Thursday, October 15th. Both musicians have a long legacy of playing an infusion of jazz and world music and...

LGBT Activist/Author Comes to UMass

By Christiana McDougal

September 16, 2009

Filed under Words

Self-proclaimed Marxist and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) civil rights activist Sherry Wolf will be speaking at Bowker Auditorium tonight, to discuss her latest book, “Sexuality and Socialism: The Struggle for ...