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This is why

Mícheál Æsír Staff Writer I was sitting in the Prescott gazebo a few nights back, and realized a strong, surging feeling within me,the urge to party. While that could be the beginning of a bad poem, song, or Div III, for me it was a craving that almost approached a spiritual yearning. All semester long I … Continue reading

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Our right to party

Michelle Lifson Managing Editor During my time at Hampshire, there has been buzz  about Residence Life and Housing Staff banning registered parties on campus altogether. I had put that ridiculous thought out of my mind until recently, when the rumor resurfaced in passing: “I heard they’re not going to allow us to throw parties at all … Continue reading

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18 things that could improve campus health other than banning cigarettes

Healthier meat at saga, less processed foods Cleaning up students’ rooms before they come back to Hampshire Relatedly, fixing the mold problem in student living areas Try to offer foods healthier than pizza Keep the athletic centers open more often Promote information about smoking in a more efficient way than the occasional paper flyer Promote … Continue reading

Environmental Hypocrisy at Hampshire College: Cigarette Butts
Hampshire / Opinions

Environmental Hypocrisy at Hampshire College: Cigarette Butts

by Xavier A. Torres de Janon — General American hypocrisy is no mystery. Politicians and laws proclaim self-determination and human rights, while interventionist state policies and blind support towards oppressive dictatorships abroad continue. A country that demands on less developed states to be more environmentally sound, while actually considering fracking to get more hydrocarbons. The list … Continue reading

Bon Appétit’s Commitment to Socially Irresponsible Food Waste
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Bon Appétit’s Commitment to Socially Irresponsible Food Waste

by Erin Corbett – If you’ve been at Hampshire lately, you probably know about Bon Appétit as our new food service provider.  Over the past year, Hampshire has been in the process of a Healthy Food Transition, declaring: “We are starting to envision a Hampshire Healthy Food transition, with a goal of changing the enterprise … Continue reading