Sidney Brooks letter to his sister Tamesin Brooks, October 18, 1837, second page top: “The room which I occupy in College is rather a dismal looking place, as the freshmen are put into the poorest rooms. 1,918 more words
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Jason McCrimmon wasn’t feeling it.
His mother enrolled him in a Detroit ice hockey program, but the-then three-year-old McCrimmon was hardly enthused about his visits to chilly… 842 more words
Amherst College Joins Over 80 Other Schools and Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus
The following is a press release from the organizers of this action.
AMHERST, MA (November 15, 2016) – Amherst College students, faculty, and staff will engage in a walkout to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda, and to commit to putting their bodies between Trump’s policies and undocumented students on campus. 293 more words
The disappointment my colleagues’ felt after the election of Donald Trump as president seems to echo the many disappointments every person of color in this country faced before. 418 more words
“We got cookies. Cookies on ice.”
This isn’t a phrase that you would expect to hear anywhere, especially not at a hip-hop show. Yet here I stood at Amherst College’s Inaugural Fall Hip-Hop Festival and boy, did they have snacks. 279 more words