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

    9 hrs ago | 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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  2. Season to celebrate for Conn College women's soccerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | 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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  3. University Of Oregon Urged To Scale Back Fraternities, SororitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 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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  4. After son's suicide, mom creates social media websiteRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | 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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  5. After son's suicide, mom creates websiteRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  6. After son's suicide, mom creates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  7. Real estate spotlight, Oct. 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  8. Univ. of Oregon task force: scale back frats and sororities to curb sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  9. Holyoke Fancy Steps 2014 to offer food, fun and dancing with the (local) stars at The Log CabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  10. How MassMutual Builds a Data Science PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | InsuranceTech

    ... insurance industry and help the company achieve its data and analytics goals . Working with professors at Amherst College , Hampshire College , Mount Holyoke , Smith , and UMass Amherst , Ross created a professional development curriculum that ...

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  11. Dear White People's eagerness to please succeeds - but it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nashville Scene

    ... There were times when Simien's lines and situations provoked immediate flashbacks to my freshman year at Amherst College in 1970, where I dealt with life thousands of miles from home while interacting with two white roommates - one a Jewish student ...

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  12. Greenpeace Founder: No Risk in Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  13. Keeping Score: The long goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Recorder

    ... last year. Diehard alumni will say none of that matters as much as his 25-11-7 record against arch rival Amherst College, reversing the 32-15-8 trend the Lord Jeffs had prior to his arrival. Now, said the 69-year-old Russo, "I'm older than some of ...

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  14. How To Succeed In Business And Government Without Really Trying:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Forbes.com

    ... lost his mother at age twelve, and lost his sister at eighteen. However, he endured. Coolidge graduated from Amherst College and cultivated his famed frugality as a small-town lawyer in Northampton, Massachusetts. He chose to read law at a local law ...

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  15. Lynn University collaborates with Watson University to deliver core curriculum through iPad programRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Freshnews

    ... from accomplished entrepreneurs. Watson attracts students from various colleges across the country including Amherst College, Babson College, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Princeton University and the University of Colorado. In ...

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  16. 'It's on Us' and it's a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Hill

    ... rights to prosecution and legal services, things often denied to victims of sexual assault. In October 2012, Amherst College student Angie Epifano sparked a nation-wide debate when she published an open letter describing the college's mishandling of ...

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  17. Leicester student wins Finnish-American scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Lauren Tuiskula of Leicester is a recipient of a scholarship from Finlandia Foundation National, the premier network of Finnish-American organizations in the U.S. A student at Amherst College, Tuiskula is majoring in English, and potentially double-majoring in either Economics or Film and Media Studies. FFN is now accepting applications for its 2015 scholarships.

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  18. Tony Simotes Leaves Shakespeare & CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... to be seen. Inquiring I was informed by e mail that Simotes was on leave for the semester teaching at nearby Amherst College. It is anticipated that new and younger leadership will result in further changes for the company and its extended family. ...

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  19. How can you help with the Ebola crisis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | MassLive.com

    ... Africa. The workshop is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bates Hall, Room 22. Another, related workshop is 7 p.m. at Amherst College, Webster Hall Room 102 . LeDoux said geographer Theresa Cleary contacted him about a week ago to organize the workshop, and he ...

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  20. Study: Colleges failing to teach students basic informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Washington Examiner

    ... mark , making sure that money is used for a quality education is essential. For example, the study points to Amherst College as one of the most expensive institutions surveyed - with a tuition cost of $46,574 per year. For that price, students ...

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