In a speech on Feb. 27, President Obama introduced the latest initiative from the White House, entitled “My Brother’s Keeper,” and signed a Presidential Memorandum establishing the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force. The goal of the Task Force is to help young boys and men of color to “have the […]Read more ›
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On Tues., March 4, LITS hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to encourage more female editors to write for Wikipedia and to support the representation of women on the online information hub. The event took place in the library atrium from 4-8 p.m. and was open to all members of the community […]Read more ›
Known for its diverse community, Mount Holyoke is home to over 15 entertainment and performing arts student organizations. Due to this large number of orgs and limited options for practice space, many of these student groups choose to utilize common room areas in residence halls for rehearsal. Within the last […]Read more ›
Students in attendance at Interfaith Lunch on Feb. 19 were treated to a lecture by Ari Pliskin, the executive director of the Stone Soup Café. Stone Soup Café is a “pay what you can” soup kitchen alterative located in Greenfield, Mass that serves only organic food. The café nourishes a […]Read more ›
Mount Holyoke student Quanita “Q” Hailey ’14 successfully headed the College’s First Annual Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference (WOCTLC) this past Saturday. The event aimed to “empower, provide leadership development and networking opportunities” to female students of color at MHC as well as students from the Five College Consortium. […]Read more ›
Students from UMass Amherst’s Mechanical and Engineering Department recently developed an orthotic arm for a local five-year old boy with a rare medical condition. The five-year old, Ryan Wade, a kindergartener at Bridge Street School, lives in Northampton with his family. He was born with a condition called multiple synostoses […]Read more ›