Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Fire at Hampshire College displaces 44

By Patrick Hoff

October 29, 2013

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

A fire at Hampshire College’s Greenwich House dormitory on Sunday afternoon forced 44 students out of their housing for the next few days. “All indications are that it was an accidental fire,” said Elaine Thomas, Hampshire College spokeswoman. The fire began between 4:15 ...

Feeding Tube Records isn’t your average music store

By Niall Brady

April 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

King Street in Northampton usually isn't cited as the most interesting part of town when one talks of driving into Northampton. Riddled with convenience stores, fast food restaurants and supermarkets, King Street is often seen...

Fossil fuel divestment: A misguided cause

By Stefan Herlitz

April 11, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The dangers of climate change are a well-known part of our national agenda. Advocacy groups across the nation are currently leading initiatives in clean energy, recycling and pollution regulation in an attempt to slow, and hopefully ev...

Jill Stein speaks at “Climate Silence” protest

By Chris Trubac

December 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

Despite the fresh coat of snow that glazed the Amherst Green, an estimated 200 people – including 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein – gathered Saturday to protest what they called “climate silence.” ...

Gore speaks at inauguration of Hampshire President

By Katie Landeck

April 30, 2012

Filed under Archives, News

Former Vice President Al Gore called for Americans to “occupy democracy” at the inauguration of Jonathan Lash -- the sixth president of Hampshire College -- on Friday. “We need an American Spring, this spring,” said Gore, who directed most of his remarks at...

Slideshow: Festival of Colors at Hampshire College

By Michelle Williams

April 26, 2011

Filed under Slideshows

Through a cloud of colorful dust at Hampshire College, students could be seen throwing, smearing and splashing bright powders on each other in celebration of Holi. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, is a traditional...