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The College's annual United Way Community Campaign, more critical than ever in a time of economic downturns, will run from October 2 through October 18. President Joanne V. Creighton has set a college-wide goal of $35,000 and is hoping to make this the second straight year that MHC exceeds its target.
October 18, 2002 - 2:52pm
Family Weekend, scheduled for October 25-27, promises plenty of activities on campus for Mount Holyoke students and their families, as well as time to take in the turning of the leaves or even the view from Mount Holyoke--the mountain, that is.
October 18, 2002 - 2:51pm
Stephen Kellogg kicks off the new season of the Thursday Night Edge Acoustic Music Series on Thursday, October 24, at 8 pm at the Torrey Hall living room. Tickets are free to MHC Students, $3 with Five College ID, and $5 for the general public.
October 18, 2002 - 2:38pm
Deborah Lubar, an acclaimed actress, accomplished director, and award-winning playwright, will read from Blood and Stones, her play about Israeli and Palestinian women coming to terms with their shared historical fate, on Thursday, October 17, at 7 pm in the Warbeke Room of Pratt Hall.
October 15, 2002 - 4:44pm
Award-winning Afro-Cuban author Pedro Perez-Sarduy will incorporate videos, music, and poetry into a multimedia lecture titled "Afro-Cuba, Afro-Cubans, Afro-Cubania: How Black Is Contemporary Cuba Becoming?" Wednesday, October 16, at 4 pm in Dwight 101. The event is being sponsored by the Latin American studies Program.
October 15, 2002 - 4:43pm
Darlene Clark Hine, a prominent writer, editor, and scholar who focuses on African American history, will deliver this year's John Lax Memorial Lecture, "Black Professionals and Race Consciousness: Origins of the Civil Rights Movement, 1890-1950," on Thursday, October 17, at 4 pm in Mary Woolley Hall's New York Room.
October 14, 2002 - 5:31pm
Thomas Millette, director of the Center for Environmental Literacy, told a Five College forum Monday that MHC's campus sustainability efforts stem from a College-wide recognition of the urgency of good environmental practice.
October 14, 2002 - 11:53am
"Mount Holyoke women rule, baby," says Suzan-Lori Parks '85, who has been awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "Topdog/Underdog," currently playing on Broadway. Parks said she was inspired by Wendy Wasserstein '71, winner of a Pulitzer for her play "The Heidi Chronicles."
October 14, 2002 - 11:52am
MHC's field hockey team upset three-time defending champion Wellesley and captured the Seven Sisters title for the first time since 1984. Three Lyons were named to the All-Tournament Team, and goalie Elizabeth Wishart earned Tournament MVP honors.
October 14, 2002 - 11:51am
MHC recently donated surplus tables, desks and chairs from Shattuck Hall to the Massachusetts Materials Exchange, which is sending the furniture to Jamaica to fill a pressing need for school furniture there.
October 14, 2002 - 11:46am
Jack Shaheen, a former CBS news consultant on Middle East affairs and the author of the award-winning book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, will discuss stereotyping of Arabs in the media on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium.
October 14, 2002 - 11:45am
Award-winning artist Alfred Leslie will speak about his modern view of Mount Holyoke (the mountain) on Thursday, October 10, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The program is sponsored by the MHC Art Museum and is part of the Weissman Center's fall series, Destinations: New Meanings of Travel.
October 3, 2002 - 3:35pm
WFCR will launch its 2002-2003 special events series with National Public Radio's Neenah Ellis, author of the new book If I Live to Be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians, on Tuesday, October 8, at 7:30 pm, in Chapin Auditorium.
October 3, 2002 - 2:46pm
Five College assistant professor of international relations Jon Western evaluates the environment driving Senate debate over Iraq in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article.
October 3, 2002 - 1:57pm
Thomas Millette, associate professor of geography and director of the Center for Environmental Literacy, will represent MHC at "Greening the Valley's Ivory Towers," on October 7 from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Red Barn at Hampshire College. The forum will examine how the Five Colleges are incorporating sustainable practices into operational systems and the curriculum.
October 1, 2002 - 2:36pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
October 1, 2002 - 2:10pm

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