Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Fossil fuel divestment: A misguided cause

By Stefan Herlitz

April 10, 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...

Emerging Choreographers are D.O.P.E

By Acacia DiCiaccio

April 21, 2011

Filed under Fine Arts

This past weekend, University dancers put on a “D.O.P.E.” performance at Hampshire College Dance Studio Theater. Ten dance students choreographed their own pieces for the program. The Alive with Dance RSO sponsored the Emergin...

Students celebrate festival of colors

By Michelle Williams

April 21, 2011

Filed under Local News

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 tradit...

Hampshire College zips along in a rental car

By Chelsea Faria

February 3, 2011

Filed under Miscellaneous

“Wheels when you want them, gas and insurance included.” This is the tagline of Zipcar Inc., the world’s leading online car sharing network of North America and the United Kingdom. More than 225 universities have accou...

Real Estate finds market at Hampshire College

By Sam Butterfield

September 7, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The New Jersey-raised, Brooklyn-based surf rock band Real Estate paid a visit to rhythm guitarist and backup singer Matthew Mondanile’s alma mater, Hampshire College on Monday, putting the finishing touches on Hampshire’s freshmen ori...

Animal Collective getting ‘odd’ Monday

By Garth Brody

April 19, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Animal Collective has released eight full length albums, four EPs and two live collections. If you don’t know about them by now – well, you should probably know about them by now – but for those of you who aren’t familiar...