It’s time to stop major shaming

Shawn McFarland @McFarland_Shawn I really don’t consider myself a petty person. Now, depending on who you ask, that statement can be debated. But still, I’d like to think I’m not someone who opts to hold grudges. That being said, I still think about something that someone told me over two-and-a-half years ago, at least twice a week. I was a sophomore, taking some general education … Continue reading It’s time to stop major shaming

Jessica Poser brings art to Springfield

Jack Margaros @JackMargaros Upon arrival at the Design Studio on the second floor of Blake Hall, one hears the soothing sound of smooth jazz that permeates throughout the classroom and into the hallway. At first glance, it is easy to confuse this studio with a storage room. There is a hefty utility sink in the back of the room with a couple of five gallon … Continue reading Jessica Poser brings art to Springfield

A mostly happy man

Jacob Johnson As the bright lights of The Parlor Room blazed on the stage, the roaring cheers and applause from the crowd filled the room. The guitars were rocking, the basses were booming, and the vocalists were shining. Everyone was cheering for the one thing that brought them to Northampton that fateful evening: the release of Dan Zukergood’s most recent CD: “Mostly Happy Man.” Amongst … Continue reading A mostly happy man

Naomi Graves picks up 400th coaching victory

Kris Rhim @Legendary_Kris On December 2, 2017 the Springfield College women’s basketball team took on Wellesley in its sixth game of the season. The women cruised to an easy 51-29 win over Wellesley in Blake Arena. The game was not just any ordinary blowout win for the women, as the win gave Head Coach Naomi Graves her 400th coaching victory. For most people, eclipsing a … Continue reading Naomi Graves picks up 400th coaching victory

Befriending the KKK in hopes of change

Tirzah McMillan Staff Writer “I never set out to convert anybody, I just wanted the answer to my question: ‘How can you hate me if you don’t even know me?’” This is the driving question of accomplished musician Daryl Davis’s most recent feature documentary on racism in America. From the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to Ferguson, from Alabama to Tennessee, the viewers are taken … Continue reading Befriending the KKK in hopes of change