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Amherst College Closes In On New Mascot: A Hamster?

AMHERST (AP) — Students and alumni at Amherst College could soon be rooting for the Hamsters.

Hamsters was among the most popular nicknames submitted to a… 105 more words

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Biddy Martin Speaks About Amherst’s Enduring Values

The entire segment below is from the Amherst College website:

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NOVEMBER 10, 2016

On Nov. 9, President Biddy Martin spoke to the community about Amherst’s enduring values: unparalleled quality in the liberal arts, educational opportunity, and the cultivation of friendship as a private good and civic necessity. 2,213 more words

Social Media Reactions From Springfield's Beating No. 1 Amherst

By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports

Social Media in the NCAA Division III basketball world went haywire last night, celebrating what was perhaps the biggest upset of the season. 359 more words

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Amherst suspends men's XC team over offensive messages

Amherst College has suspended all men’s cross country activities following misogynistic, racist, homophobic and transphobic messages were exchanged between team members.

Men's XC has been suspended following emails that violate Amherst’s principles and policies:

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About This and Start Worrying About That

In an interview by Lisa Raskin in the most recent edition of Amherst magazine, David Kessler ’73 hypothesizes a common psychological mechanism for addiction, anxiety, depression, obsessive thoughts and violent anger. 3,105 more words