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Given the controversy over social justice activist Calvin Terrell's middle school assemblies here should the schools continue to work with him?

If you're interested in learning more or getting involved in the campaign, feel free to e-mail me at, or check out...(full comment)

ARHS alum campaigns for carbon tax

Social Centric Institute? This man has no such institute. He has no corporate entity named Social Centric Training and Consulting registered with the...(full comment)

Amherst College, schools link for student mentoring sessions focused on racial issues

Scott Merzbach’s use of the word “expected,” as in "The property… is expected to be sold … to Landmark to make way...(full comment)

Amherst Conservation Commission begins review of The Retreat project with wetlands survey

Seldom seen Rare Matisse drawings on exhibit at Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in South Hadley

Henri Matisse was one of the giants of early 20th-century art — an influential painter, printmaker, sculptor and collage artist who became particularly noted for the expressive colors and strong …

Editorial: Ugly messages on UMass campus reveal an everyday racism

Last Wednesday, everyone connected with the University of Massachusetts Amherst had to accept that it is a place where a student can come home to a message of hate. But …

Friends & Neighbors

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Network Amherst

Bernadette Jones of Amherst sent me an email about the annual “Trick or Treat for UNICEF” collection that is held on Halloween. “The collection helps millions of poor children around …