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  1. How Donald Brown overcame obstacles, and his famous walks across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... player, went back to school by first enrolling at Mount Machusett Community College in Boston, and later Amherst College where he double-majored in History and American Studies, before heading off to Harvard Law School. "I went to Harvard when I was ...

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  2. Schools must address the financial costs of sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Feministing

    ... to end campus gender-based violence. She began organizing against sexual violence while a student at Amherst College, where she co-founded It Happens Here, a publication dedicated to creating spaces for survivors to share their stories for cultural ...

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  3. UMass holding symposium on health care as human rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MassLive.com

    ... in the Campus Center Auditorium. The fee is $50 or $15 for students. The event is co-sponsored by the UMass Amherst College of Education and the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. People can register Monday, Hagedorn said.

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  4. Briarcliff High School Names Valedictorian, Co-SalutatoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Patch.com

    ... in her senior season. "I am proud to be a two-sport athlete," said Orr, who committed to playing soccer at Amherst College, a Division III NCAA school, in the fall. "I have been playing soccer since I was 4, and being part of such a successful team ...

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  5. What to do when college admissions don't go as plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | USA Today

    ... get - regardless of where you go." Admissions officers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Amherst College and American University in Washington, D.C. shared similar advice -encouraging applicants, many of who will receive decisions ...

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  6. BWW Interviews: Playwright Lisi DeHaas and Leave Me GreenRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... who was born and raised in New York City. After graduating with a B.A. in Theatre and Dance from Amherst College she migrated to San Francisco, where she created multi-disciplinary solo performance and ensemble derived theatre for over a decade. ...

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  7. Daily Feminist Cheat SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Feministing

    ... to end campus gender-based violence. She began organizing against sexual violence while a student at Amherst College, where she co-founded It Happens Here, a publication dedicated to creating spaces for survivors to share their stories for cultural ...

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  8. Frats lobby Congress to make it harder to report campus sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Feministing

    ... to end campus gender-based violence. She began organizing against sexual violence while a student at Amherst College, where she co-founded It Happens Here, a publication dedicated to creating spaces for survivors to share their stories for cultural ...

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  9. Amherst College LB Chris Tamasi named Desmond 'Tuss'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MassLive.com

    ... of living alone for the first time can potentially overwhelm a college freshman. When Chris Tamasi came to Amherst College to play football out of from Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, he took some time to find his comfort zone. "I was ...

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  10. Amherst-based Reader to Reader takes literacy efforts online with help of Five College studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MassLive.com

    ... mind-bending questions," he added. Housed in the Cadigan Center for Religious Life on the campus of Amherst College, Reader to Reader involved in 2014 more than 135 Pioneer Valley college students in mentoring more than 1,000 mostly middle-school ...

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  11. Dino-might! PVMA gets $300K grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Recorder

    ... fossils were formed, how they were found, and the debate over who should have credit for discovering them: Amherst College professor Edward Hitchcock, or a local physician named James Deane. "It's a local story with national science implications," ...

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  12. Bucknell Names Kelly Kuss Head Women's Soccer CoachKelly Kuss, most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patriot League

    ... League Tournament semifinals. A 2006 graduate of Colgate University, Kuss entered the coaching ranks at Amherst College, where she spent three years as an assistant coach with a nationally ranked Division III program. In 2010 she moved on to ...

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  13. Preseason Postcard: Longmeadow boys lacrosse comes into 2015 with new coach, new resolveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MassLive.com

    ... unit will face the task of replacing last year's Western Mass. player of the year, Drew Kelleher. Now at Amherst College, Kelleher led the team in goals with 73 and was dominant at the face-off X. "You can't really replace someone who's that good at ...

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  14. Amherst Together asking for poems about identity, presenting 1-woman performance on notion of raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MassLive.com

    ... Architecture and Regional Planning Department at the University of Massachusetts. She will get help from Amherst College in interpreting the data as well. They need about 75 more to answer it from targeted neighborhoods. The survey is intended to ...

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  15. Gettysburg College's Cavanaugh named Centennial Athlete of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Evening Sun

    ... the poll and was followed by RIT (No. 2) and Union College (No. 3). Following Gettysburg in the top-10 were Amherst College (No. 5), Ohio Wesleyan University (No. 6), Stevenson University (No. 7), Lynchburg College (No. 8), Endicott University (No. ...

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  16. SLANT: Clothes EncounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Artforum Intl.

    ... interiority. Here the artist and filmmaker Elisabeth Subrin , a friend and onetime professor of Hardy's at Amherst College, talks with Hardy about the thinking and thrifting behind this singular video. ELISABETH SUBRIN : Fifteen years ago, when we ...

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  17. UMass Amherst Nursing to Explore Social Justice Issues in HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    ... nursing in ensuring access to safe, quality, culturally competent care to diverse patient populations. UMass Amherst College of Nursing professor Jean E. Swinney, chair of the American Public Health Association's Public Health Nursing Section. A ...

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  18. Authors dinner at Clark to benefit Goddard LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature" and the writing guide "A Sense of Style"; and novelist and Amherst College English professor Judith Frank, whose latest novel, "All I Love and Know," has been praised by BookPage as "a powerful novel about ...

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  19. Boston residents prefer life in prison for bombing suspect, poll saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2013 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of crime, so fewer people here call for death as punishment. Austin Sarat, a professor of jurisprudence at Amherst College in Massachusetts, said attitudes in New England toward the death penalty tended to be "utilitarian." "People think about ...

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  20. GoLocalWorcester | News | Holy Cross Named 12th Best Private College to Earn Your Degree on TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Go Local

    ... Colleges to Earn Your Degree on Time. Ahead of Holy Cross are three other MA schools: Boston College (#11), Amherst College (#10), and Williams College (#5). Below is the list of how the region's representatives stacked up against each other -- as ...

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