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  1. On Charles Hamilton Houston and the Importance of Lost HistoryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... talented pianist and good student who preferred not to have his life defined by his father's profession. At Amherst College he was the only Black student in his class-his exclusion there from many white activities afforded him lots of time to study. ...

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  2. Mosab Hassan Yousef at Amherst CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Young America's Foundation

    Mosab Hassan Yousef will speak at a free event at Amherst College. More details will be posted as the event approaches.

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  3. Strategies for making college visits less expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Examiner.com

    ... can be competitive. However, if students are selected, they receive an all-expenses paid trip to the campus. Amherst College , Harvey Mudd College , and Oberlin College are just a few of the institutions that offer fly-in programs. College visit ...

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  4. Local colleges celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | MassLive.com

    William Shakespeare turns 450 this year, and despite his advanced age, the Bard still resonates with both young and old alike. Proof of his ongoing popularity will be seen across three local campuses over the next few weeks: "Cymbeline" performed at Amherst College, "The Merchant of Venice" performed at the University of Massachusetts, and "The Taming of the Shrew" performed at Smith College.

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  5. Live, Online Press Event this Wednesday: The Science of Spooky...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Newswise

    ... by emailing: jbardi@aip.org or cmeyers@aip.org 1.) COLLECTIVE WAVES AND SPIRITUAL DAZE Miriam Kolar, from Amherst College, will discuss the acoustical properties that give ancient Incan instruments their eerie, warbling, beat-like effects, and the ...

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  6. Annie MacRae Named New Associate Artistic Director of Atlantic Theater CompanyRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... to Atlantic and a perfect fit for the organization. We are lucky to have her." Annie MacRae graduated from Amherst College with a double major in English and Theater and began her career as a literary assistant at Bret Adams Ltd. She joined the ...

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  7. Documenting the undocumented: Cases, causes examined in the BerkshiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... co-founders Pamela Yates, documentary film director, and producer Paco de Onis; as well as Adam Stofsky, an Amherst College and Harvard Law School graduate who now serves as executive director of the New Media Advocacy Project (N-Map). "There is ...

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  8. No Risk in Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Townhall

    ... into an evil organisation." Making his point for him is the Green Amherst Project, an environmental group on Amherst College grounds that led a walkout during a recent presentation Moore gave to Amherst Republicans. About 50 students and faculty ...

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  9. Documenting the undocumentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... co-founders Pamela Yates, documentary film director, and producer Paco de Onis; as well as Adam Stofsky, an Amherst College and Harvard Law School graduate who now serves as executive director of the New Media Advocacy Project (N-Map). "There is ...

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  10. Grant: In MLB today, Rangers' Daniels, Banister must be willing to listen, bendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Dallas Morning News

    ... We trust and respect each other, but trust and respect don't always mean agreement." Huntington, educated at Amherst College, is more the norm than the exception in baseball today. There are more college-educated GMs than ever before spouting more ...

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  11. It takes a mentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    As high school seniors start to churn out their college applications, elite campuses are trying to catch the attention of high-achieving and gifted low-income students around the country. It may be hard to believe, but schools like Harvard University and Amherst College are opening their doors to more highly qualified high school students who grew up facing economic hardship yet can thrive in their campuses.

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  12. The Spectacle of War in Woodblock PrintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Hyperallergic

    ... then stagnating, due to the advent of lithography and photography - began to thrive. The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College now features an expansive collection of these historic Japanese prints in its exhibit Pain's Pyrotechnic Spectacle , which ...

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  13. Season to celebrate for Conn College women's soccerRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | The Day

    ... an upset victory celebration in the crisp fall air. The latest accomplishment, a 1-0 upset of 14th-ranked Amherst College on Wednesday, served as further evidence that coach Norm Riker's team is for real. After suffering through nine straight losing ...

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  14. University Of Oregon Urged To Scale Back Fraternities, SororitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Switched

    ... fraternities from holding social events or recruiting after a member died in a hazing incident this year. Amherst College in Massachusetts, which has long banned these groups on campus, this year prohibited students from participating in off-campus ...

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  15. After son's suicide, mom creates social media websiteRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | Missourian

    Near the end, when Alex Barker Permutt did not have the mental fortitude to get out of bed, he would open his laptop, log on to what was then the fledgling social network site Facebook, and scroll through his news feed. He would see the successes of his friends from John Burroughs High School and Amherst College, where he was hit hard by depression his sophomore year.

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  16. After son's suicide, mom creates websiteRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Washington Times

    Near the end, when Alex Barker Permutt did not have the mental fortitude to get out of bed, he would open his laptop, log on to what was then the fledgling social network site Facebook, and scroll through his news feed. He would see the successes of his friends from John Burroughs School and Amherst College, where he was hit hard by depression his sophomore year.

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  17. After son's suicide, mom creates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | SFGate

    Near the end, when Alex Barker Permutt did not have the mental fortitude to get out of bed, he would open his laptop, log on to what was then the fledgling social network site Facebook, and scroll through his news feed. He would see the successes of his friends from John Burroughs School and Amherst College , where he was hit hard by depression his sophomore year.

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  18. Real estate spotlight, Oct. 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Just a few graduates of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture school, practiced in Seattle in the middle of the 20th century, according to the Northwest modernism group Docomomo WEWA . Bower was born on May 29, 1922 in Pennsylvania, attended Amherst College for a year and then apprenticed at Taliesin until 1948, according to Docomomo WEWA .

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  19. Univ. of Oregon task force: scale back frats and sororities to curb sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Raw Story

    ... fraternities from holding social events or recruiting after a member died in a hazing incident this year. Amherst College in Massachusetts, which has long banned these groups on campus, this year prohibited students from participating in off-campus ...

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  20. Holyoke Fancy Steps 2014 to offer food, fun and dancing with the (local) stars at The Log CabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | MassLive.com

    ... - Shelley Dos Santos, community volunteer - Billy McBride, assistant athletic director and senior coach at Amherst College - Nathan Lemay, president and founder of A Plus HVAC in Westfield Prior to the event, each amateur dancer signed up to take ...

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