Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Anderson Cooper speaks at Smith College

By Patrick Hoff

April 18, 2013

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

Anderson Cooper, host of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” spoke at Smith College on Sunday, covering topics that ranged from his reporting style to his personal life. Cooper’s talk was moderated by Jane Stengl, dean of the first-year class...

Rove was Wrong(ed)

April 18, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“The lesbians at Smith College protest better than you do,” so said the anti-gay activist Ryan Sorba at the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after hecklers interrupted his speech with boos and jeers. After walking up...

Minutewomen tie Mount Holyoke for first in Smith Show

By Taylor C. Snow

October 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

In the past, the Massachusetts Equestrian Team hasn’t received extensive media coverage and as a result, most students do not know much about equestrianism. As one UMET rider put it, “I recently told a friend that I was member of ...

Mac Miller rocks Smith College

By Stephen Hewitt

September 25, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Packs of rowdy young hip-hop enthusiasts lined the sidewalks of Northampton on Saturday night to witness the performance of one of the fastest-rising rap stars on the scene. Mac Miller, having just kicked off “Blue Slide Park”...

Snapbacks and lyrical rap attacks in Noho with Mac Miller

By Stephen Hewitt

September 22, 2011

Filed under Music

There will be no lack of snapbacks and lyrical rap attacks this Saturday night, as one of hip-hop’s fastest rising stars makes an appearance in the Pioneer Valley. Malcolm McCormick, better known in the rap community as M...

Ben Stein discusses state of nation and economics with UMass

By Andrew Sheridan

April 28, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Last night, the University of Massachusetts was given a jolt of star power, as the UMass Republican Club hosted author, actor and commentator Ben Stein, who spoke at the Lincoln Campus Center. The lecture focused on iss...

Clinton announces new initiative to encourage women in public service

By Kara Clifford

March 27, 2011

Filed under Local News

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently announced a new Women and Public Service Initiative, which will combine the efforts of the U.S. State Department and several leading all-female colleges in hopes of increasing women’s...

“Some Mother’s Son” tense, compelling

By Ian Opolski

March 6, 2011

Filed under Theatre

It is 1963 and Richie Kvichak is accused of murdering his best friend. As tensions grow and hostility from the community heightens, Richie’s parents must decide the best course of action for their family. It is ultimate...

Prestigious poet to visit Smith College

By Margaret Gaby

March 22, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fine Arts, Words

The Smith College program for the Study of Women and Gender will hold a poetry reading tonight, recognizing the youth of New England’s excellence in the art of poetry. Tracy K. Smith, who helped judge the 4th annual Smith...