Hampshire College to host unorthodox hackathon starting Friday

Hampshire College to host unorthodox hackathon starting Friday Posted by Stuart Foster on February 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment  (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian) Hampshire College will host its first all-day hacking event with an inclusive twist that displays the college’s reputation as a non-traditional school. The Hampshire Hackathon, which will be held in Hampshire’s Franklin Patterson Hall from 4 p.m. Friday until 8:30 p.m. Saturday, will allow for participation from fields besides programming, which usually dominates hacking events. “Hamp Hack is different in that they’re opening it up to a lot more fields, such as design, art and fabrication,” said Dhrithi Narasimhan, a junior majoring in economics at the University of Massachusetts who is managing public relations for the event. Participants in a hackathon work on their projects throughout the…


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