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Amherst College Named in Paradise Papers

Update: In response to a request for comment, Amherst College Chief Financial Officer Kevin Weinman noted that SCUUL has been closed since 2001, when it was reformed as the Vermont-based United Educators. 793 more words

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Lew Cuyler (1933-2017): Newspaper Man, Rower, Author

8 November 2017

Göran R Buckhorn writes:

The other day, I heard the sad news that Lew Cuyler had passed away on 3 November, age 84. 668 more words

Colleen’s Weekly Challenge Tanka – Autumn Leaves

Colleen’s alternative poetry challenge NaNoWriMo is running: giving us a pair of words and for us to then use not them, but synonyms in our poems! 22 more words

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Congressman, Senator, President Kennedy

On Saturday, October 28, Amherst College was honored to host Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Kennedy III who delivered an address on the steps of Frost Library as part of a day-long celebration of the legacy of President John F. 944 more words

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Paper Available - “'The First Rule of Gunfighting is Have a Gun': Technologies of Concealed Carry in Gun Culture 2.0"

Posting my upcoming presentation at the University of Arizona yesterday reminded me that I should do the same for the paper I presented at The Copeland Colloquium on… 135 more words

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Unexpected Names

Amherst College’s records are filled with names that would seem unusual today, like Preserved Smith (grandfather – 1828, grandson – 1901), or Heman Humphrey (2nd college president, 1823-1845). 561 more words

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