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  1. Watch: "When My Rapist Showed Up Under the People You May Know Tab on Facebook"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  2. Lovitt a true competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Union County Weekly

    ... tenure. Lovitt said he's receiving strong interest from the University of Minnesota, Tulane University, Amherst College and Bowdoin College to play tennis at the collegiate level. "My goal is definitely to play at the college level and as high as I ...

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  3. Rams Lose Slugfest to Amherst CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The two teams also met earlier this season in Florida as the Jeffs complete the three-game sweep of the Rams and improve to 14-7 overall while Framingham State drops to 17-11 with the loss.

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  4. Leykia Brill Named Assistant Provost for DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Leykia D. Brill has been named to the newly created post of assistant provost for diversity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, effective May 6. Brill will play a leadership role in the university's ongoing efforts to make the undergraduate student body more diverse and to help foster an inclusive campus community that attracts and supports diversity in many forms. Currently, she works at Amherst College as associate director for student activities and the Keefe Campus Center.

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  5. COMS Interactive, LLC Announces Frederick T. Croft Executive Chairman ...Read the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ... to help our customers generate positive outcomes and improve their bottom line." Croft, who is a graduate of Amherst College and earned his M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Tulane University, began his career in the financial services industry. ...

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  6. National Poetry Month: Langdon Hammer's James Merrill: Life and ArtRead the original story

    Thursday | Commonweal

    ... whom appeared, by name or slightly obscured, in his verse: Kimon Friar, a translator who taught Merrill at Amherst College; Robert Isaacson, a scholar and art dealer; David Jackson, who Merrill would live with for the last forty or so years of his ...

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  7. The Brain Is Wider Than the SkyRead the original story

    Thursday | Psychology Today

    When I was a student at Amherst College and had trouble writing a paper, I'd go for late night walks and pass by the Emily Dickinson Homestead at 280 Main Street, where the poet was born in 1830 and spent most of her life. The thought of her at work in her bedroom-where she wrote almost 1800 poems-encouraged me and I'd go back to my room nearby at Tyler House and work some more on my paper.

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  8. Ski List: 12 Ski-friendly CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... the second oldest college in Massachusetts, has about 2,000 undergraduate students. A historic rivalry with Amherst College and Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort about 20 minutes away keep those students entertained. Fort Lewis College actually offers a ...

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  9. Dot's Bosworth wins plaudits on the track, classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... d in the 1500 meter run for the Camels. The 20 year-old athlete contributed to a fifth place standing at the Amherst College Spring Fling meet. read more

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  10. Rams Baseball Defeats UMass Dartmouth 5-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The Rams are back in action Thursday afternoon when they travel to Amherst College for a non-conference match up beginning at 4 p.m.

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  11. Gorbachev talk at Amherst College canceled as trip to States canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2012 | MassLive.com

    "We had so looked forward to hosting him and enjoying what would have been his exceptional conversation with Prof. Taubman on May 4," according to a message to the community from Amherst College President Carolyn "Biddy" Martin.

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  12. Amherst track freshman Aiden Foucault Etheridge earns trip to Penn Relays with 800-meter winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | MassLive.com

    ... quickly. Early in the winter season before all of the snow, Amherst did a 600-meter interval workout around Amherst College. Foucault Etheridge was only in his second track practice, but he was keeping up with top seniors like Evans. "On the first ...

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  13. Local college notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Day

    ... Meg Raskin as the women's lacrosse co-player of the week. She made 13 saves in an 11-10 upset of No. 12 Amherst College on Tuesday and had 17 saves in a 14-10 loss to No. 7 Bowdoin College on Sunday. Raskin ranks second in the conference in saves ...

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  14. Watch: Jon Stewart on Rolling StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  15. Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris honored at Historical Society eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ... was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Iowa with 11 siblings. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College in 1973. He continued his studies pursuing an MBA degree at Boston University Graduate School of Management while working full time. ...

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  16. Housatonic River Valley preservation focus of upcoming lectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... the watershed, including the mountains, is a source of emotional sustenance." Booth, 70, a 1965 graduate of Amherst College, had emigrated from northern England to Pittsfield when he was 17 after his late father, Enoch Booth, was appointed as a ...

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  17. Amherst College Class of 1964 to brainstrom with current class about how to restore democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | MassLive.com

    A year before the Amherst College Class of 1964 reunion, class members were talking about having a conversation beyond golf scores and grandchildren. Those graduating in 1964 were taken with President John F. Kennedy's optimism and the belief that "were moving to a greater equality and a more just society," said Charles "Smokey" C. Stover.

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  18. Amherst baseball assistant to manage NECBL's SteepleCats in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    Armstrong, the hitting coach at Amherst College, will be the manager of the North Adams SteepleCats this summer. He replaces Chris Cates, who took a job with the University of South Florida.

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  19. Amherst College Glee Club celebrating 150th anniversary with special concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | MassLive.com

    AMHERST -A few years ago, when Mallorie Chernin realized that the Amherst College Glee Club would be 150 years old this year, she began to dream about the ways in which the remarkable milestone could be celebrated. "All my dreams have come true," said the director of choral music at Amherst College and director of the Amherst College Glee Club.

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  20. Understated Headline of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Power Line

    ... due process rights are being abridged: In the past five months, court filings show, St. Joseph's University, Amherst College and Swarthmore College have reached sealed settlements with former students who were accused of sexual misconduct and sued ...

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