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Amherst College DIVOH

The alma mater of Harlan Fiske Stone, actor Jeffrey Wright and Prince Albert of Monaco, Amherst presents DIVOH: “As part of Amherst College’s commitment to diversity, the Office of Admission hosts two weekend… 78 more words

The Unbearable Whiteness of Amherst College

(Ethan Corey and Gina Faldetta)– At the end of this past spring semester, the appearance of a baby moose in President Biddy Martin’s backyard inspired a student-led movement for the moose as the new school mascot. 1,012 more words

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Not a Window But a Mirror: Technology, Alan Turing, and Me

(Marie Lambert)–On June 8th, just a day after the 60th anniversary of British mathematician Alan Turing’s death, the University of Reading in announced that the chatbot program known has “Eugene Goostman” had passed the infamous… 1,394 more words


This day in baseball: The first collegiate baseball game

Baseball sure has come a long way since its early days, and one noticeable change that has taken place over time is in the number of runs scored per game.  67 more words


Deadline for Amherst Program Approaches

August 11th 2014 is the deadline to apply to DIVOH, the Diversity Open Houses at Amherst College, founded in 1821. From their website:  “Up to 100 students are selected to attend each weekend. 40 more words

Pond 213

Skinny white girls with their skinny white boys
Prancing around in their salmon colored shorts and Sperry top siders
Every picture looks the same with colors so dull they bleed into each other… 10 more words


Protest: Martin misstates alumni request, blocks access

In the following letter, six Amherst College alumni tell Cullen Murphy, chair of the college board of trustees, how college President Carolyn Martin has misstated their request for action regarding Prof. 1,124 more words

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