Articles About Barbara T Stack
"The lost letter was penned by Savio on Dec. 4, 1964, from Santa Rita Prison, where he and hundreds of students had been sent after being arrested for nonviolently sitting-in at Sproul Hall. The letter, which Savio had sent (or intended to send) to his parents, brother and grandmother, was discovered by Barbara Stack as part of a project -- funded by FSM veteran Thom Irwin of the Free Speech Movement Archive -- to gather and inventory the papers of FSM activists."
"Fiddler Barbara Stack, who gave up teaching and graduate study to work fulltime as a musician, compares a good caller to a good teacher: 'You have a whole room, and you have to have reliable, successful ways of dealing with it. A good teacher has the ability to teach everybody in the classroom, and for me, that's also the mark of a good caller. It's the caller's nature to have a real attentiveness to the crowd so that everyone has a successful evening.'"
"REHEARSING for the Feb. 21 benefit concert for the American Lung Association are, seated, Bob Stone and Barbara Stack. Standing are, from left, Doug Gray, Joe Santaniello, and Kei-Thomas Maruyama."
"BARBARA STACK and Nicholas Hawes took advantage of yesterday's weather to provide some outdoor entertainment for passersby on Main Street." [photo]
"We visited the coffeehouse on a Tuesday night when Irish music was on the bill and it was very crowded." [BTS note: Band "Empty Pockets" with Mark Kramer, Karen Simon and Barbara Stack was performing and is pictured.]
"Some of the women indicate that they would like to make their living as musicians. For the immediate future, however, Ms. Stack doesn't see any big changes. 'I see that we'll continue to deal with the issues-becoming more skilled musicians and dealing with the real changes involved in doing it professionally.' She adds, 'There is a possibility that our lives will take some of us away, but I'm willing to work as if I knew for sure that I could commit myself, say, for five years.'"
"I probably wouldn't have gotten involved if it wasn't a women's group says Miss Stack. She believes that People do notice the band is all female and have something to say about it, although may not admit that."
"My role often here, where I'm dealing with those kinds of issues, is having always to be sort of the big-mouth-bitch who has to remind people ... and repeat it, so whenever these people see me come into a room, they'll think graduate student, I'm the only one who's making those noises."
"Barbara Stack, president of the graduate student assembly called the meeting 'a ritual.' She said: 'We are gathered here to consecrate a decision already made. We are gathered here in holy collusion.'"
"UMass administrators and a group of up to thirty-five students reached agreement late yesterday afternoon after the students and their children staged a six-and one-half hour sit-in in the office of Chancellor Randolph W. Bromery." [photo of BTS]
"Stack said, 'I realize the political scene is changing drastically at this university and there is a dissatisfaction with traditional channels.'"
"The Graduate Senate met last night for their annual election of new officers by that body. The results were that John A. Muller was elected as President; Barbara Stack, Vice-President; Karen Erickson, Treasurer, and Pat Brown, Secretary."