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Burn your corsets!

The other week, while perusing our oversize materials, I ran across a drawer that had previously escaped my notice. It was labelled “Dr. Phillips’ Figure Study Charts” and was full to overflowing with great big pages of simply drawn figures, obviously advocating for the health and aesthetic benefits of proper posture and unrestrictive clothing. 653 more words

College History

We have a blog!

Several days ago, members of the Green Amherst Project (GAP) unearthed this blog from the depths of the Internet, revitalized it, and plan to use it more in the coming months to post about environmental issues and events happening in the Amherst community and around the world. 740 more words

Act On Climate

Dec. 1, 1:01 P.M.

(Katherine Stanton)– Up until now, I have been hesitant to participate in the Ferguson discussion. I have not posted anything on Facebook. I have discussed it with friends, but in a hushed voice that belied the discomfort I felt in speaking about racial issues. 560 more words

Amherst College

Ferguson Isn't Debatable

(Gina Faldetta)– In the Age of the Internet, ignorance is more willful than ever. The idea that we should debate over the facts of the Darren Wilson case is borderline ridiculous. 530 more words


Boston's 2024 Olympic bid relies heavily on city's colleges

Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals.

Welcome to the University Games. 706 more words


5 great liberal arts colleges you should consider applying to

Imagine a college where the professors are more focused on the students than the research and that has a small enough student population to foster a tight-knit community. 982 more words