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Ep42. A conversation with author Petina Gappah on politics, writing, and more

This week’s episode features Petina Gappah (@VascoDaGappah), a writer and international lawyer from Zimbabwe. Thanks to the efforts of Chipo Dendere (@drDendere… 91 more words


Amherst College to host Ngugi wa Thiong'o's 80th birthday

Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o makes a homecoming, of sorts, when he returns to Amherst College—where he was based in the early stages of exile—in a three-day fest celebrating his 80th birthday. 684 more words


Skating By...

Grab your skates!

The Walter S. Orr Rink opened 63 years ago this month—dedicated on January 15, 1955. The dedication ceremony, led by Dean Eugene S. 297 more words

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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


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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