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Shoshanim's Journey: Lisa Brooks on Friday, May 19th

Sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project: 7 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Greenfield High School, 21 Barr Avenue, Greenfield, MA.

Professor Lisa Brooks presents new research on King Philip’s War and Turners Falls, focusing on the spring of 1676, when the Nipmuc leader Shoshanim, of Nashaway, traveled toward the Connecticut River Valley on a diplomatic mission, which was halted by the violence at the traditional fishing falls and gathering place. 57 more words


Amherst College men’s soccer players protest ‘for solidarity with the black community’

Published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette on October 5, 2016.

Student athletes at Amherst College are exercising their right to protest and showing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement by taking a knee during the national anthem. 296 more words

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Amherst men’s soccer team speaks out against Trump’s ‘locker room’

Published by the Daily Hampshire Gazette on October 19, 2016.

Athletes have been taking a stand against what Donald Trump called “locker room talk” and Amherst College men’s soccer player David Lander wrote his opinion on the issue for the Huffington Post. 651 more words

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Report on Athletics Raises More Questions Than It Answers - but These Questions Won’t Make You a Good Journalist or Good Citizen or Even a Decent Human Being by Elias Howe ‘13

The Personal is Political

My earliest experiences on the Amherst Cross Country team were almost universally terrible. From almost the first minute of the first practice, I got the impression that many of the older runners were unwelcoming, ill-spirited douchebags. 3,226 more words

Amherst College Hosts a Healing Fire for Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Healing Fire Initiative for Survivors of Sexual Violence, their friends, families and allies. Sponsored in part by Gedakina.org.

Opening Ceremony 1:00 pm on April 13th… 340 more words


Hygiene and Physical Education

Archives and Special Collections is pleased to announce the newly available Department of Hygiene and Physical Education Records. This collection documents Amherst’s groundbreaking Physical Education program from its early development in 1861 to the 1930s. 689 more words

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