Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Kathy Forde’s Cole Lecture focuses on the role of journalism in racial justice

By Rachel Walman

October 9, 2015

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Kathy Roberts Forde did not try to hide anything at the beginning of her lecture Thursday afternoon. “The United States was founded on the ideals of freedom and equality, but it was also founded on a system of racial caste...

Amherst Select Board to hold hearing Wednesday to discuss future of town’s Comcast contract

By Gabe Smith

September 30, 2015

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Members of the Amherst Select Board, along with residents and employees of the region, will meet Wednesday in South Meeting Room 101 of the Bangs Center at 11 a.m. to discuss the future of the town’s relationship with regional cable provider Comcast. The board held a hearing l...

Amherst Poetry Festival combines Dickinson works with contemporary pieces

By Kristen Forscher

September 30, 2015

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Poets from near and far are gathering downtown for the Amherst Poetry Festival, which will begin Thursday, Oct.1 and conclude Sunday, Oct. 4. The annual festival, which started in 2013, is a collaboration between the Amherst Business Improvement District and the Emily Dickinso...