Five Colleges

Hampshire College sees decline in enrollment, problems continue

Hampshire College continues its grapple with serious internal administrative and financial issues. Hampshire’s dire financial situation sparked conversations about whether or not to admit a new class in Fall 2019. 

Five Colleges respond to recent campus sexual assaults

BY LIZ LEWIS ’22

Former Mount Holyoke staff member Sean Mulveyhill, according to a Boston Globe article published on April 11, is facing allegations of sexual assault against a Mount Holyoke student.  He was fired from his position in Dining Services on March 22 after being placed on administrative leave for several weeks. 

400 people protest Hampshire College's removal of the American flag

400 people protest Hampshire College's removal of the American flag

BY LEAH WILLINGHAM '17 

Hampshire College became the site of protest by outraged veterans and community members this weekend when school officials decided to remove the American flag from the flagpole after a student reportedly stole and burned it.

First Generation student concerns are being brought to forefront by conference, student groups

BY NICOLE VILLACRES '18 

Smith College hosted the first Five College First Generation Conference on Friday, Nov. 4 at its Conference Center. Helen Mayer, a senior at Smith, organized and directed the conference.