Rachel Maddow’s One Percent

By Emily Gold Boutilier

[Politics] MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is not only a cable news celebrity but also a local kid who made good. She got her start at two radio stations in Western Massachusetts—WRNX in Springfield and WRSI in Northampton. Now she lives part time in the Pioneer Valley.

Geology Professor Whitey Hagadorn's research

The work of James “Whitey” Hagadorn, assistant professor of geology, made headlines on the Softpedia and MSNBC Web sites.