The R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College, which houses the admissions office.
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Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, is helping some students who were supposed to start next fall apply elsewhere.

Alumni Group Plans Protest At Hampshire College

Feb 14, 2019
Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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A group of Hampshire College alumni are planning to hold a protest on the school’s campus Friday afternoon, as college officials plan to notify staff next week about layoffs.

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Five more Springfield, Massachusetts, police officers are facing criminal charges for allegedly beating four civilians at a city bar four years ago. 

The Connecticut River.
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As the standoff in Washington, D.C., continues, environmental researchers in western Massachusetts are worried a second government shutdown could throw a wrench in their spring field studies.

Stephanie Houtzeel John Milbauer
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Stephanie Houtzeel is a mezzo-soprano who is currently a member of the Vienna State Opera. Pianist John Milbauer is a Steinway artist and teacher at the University of Arizona.