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  1. Ko Festival of Performance to bring original works that surprise, provoke and inspire to AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... one's self and eventually to this show." KoFest performances, except one outdoor event, take place in Amherst College 's air-conditioned Holden Theater. KoFest's outdoor all-ages event on Sunday, July 19, will be Mettawee River Theatre Company 's ...

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  2. What do Hillary Clinton, Marvel and Uber have in common? Their .sucks sites have all been taken.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the case of that last one, there's already a Web site tied to that address - one that asks visitors: "What do you think sucks about Amherst College?" The site doesn't pretend to be the liberal arts school's effort at soliciting constructive feedback. Instead, a contact page tells you to reach out if you're "interested in purchasing this domain and site" - suggesting, perhaps, that the real Amherst College could take over for the right price.

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  3. From Google.sucks to HillaryClinton.sucks, here are the biggest .sucks domains that have been takenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the case of that last one, there's already a Web site tied to that address - one that asks visitors: "What do you think sucks about Amherst College?" The site doesn't pretend to be the liberal arts school's effort at soliciting constructive feedback. Instead, a contact page tells you to reach out if you're "interested in purchasing this domain and site" - suggesting, perhaps, that the real Amherst College could take over for the right price.

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  4. Austin Sarat: Supreme Court decision does not solve the problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... ecution. Austin Sarat, associate dean of the faculty and professor of jurisprudence and political science at Amherst College, is author of "Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty.''

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  5. "Dorchester Rising Stars" Benefit Concert with Reception to Follow with Food and DrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... Orchestra at Jordan Hall. Having graduated from Boston Latin School, Phuong-Nghi is now a freshman at Amherst College, attending as a QuestBridge National College Match Recipient and a Jack Kent Cooke College Scholar. She currently studies piano ...

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  6. 'James Merrill: Life and Art'Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Commonweal

    ... with this poet's unmistakable voice came when he read his poetry to an audience of students and teachers in Amherst College's largest public room. Without, it seemed, ever raising his voice, Merrill made his lines feel perfectly enunciated, clearly ...

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  7. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Wants Us to Have a Real Conversation on Campus Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | BlogHer

    In front of a packed audience at the Washington Post, Dana Bolger tells her story as a victim of sexual assault while a student at Amherst College . Though the act of violence remains shocking to the audience comprised largely of twenty-something females.

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  8. Letter: Guilty until proven innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Concord Monitor

    have recently become aware of a great injustice that occurred down at Amherst College. A young man was expelled after a young woman accused him of rape. Not unreasonable if true, but the evidence pretty much belies the accusation. The young woman in ...

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  9. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Appoints Gregory Perry As Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | BioSpace

    ... on the board of directors of Ocata Therapeutics. He received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Amherst College. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative ...

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  10. Issue Guide: Venezuela Under ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2013 | CFR.org

    ... Chavismo alive. What that means, of course, depends on where one falls on the political spectrum," writes Amherst College professor Javier Corrales. Foreign Affairs : So Long, ChA vez "Chavez was not single-handedly responsible for deflating the ...

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  11. Putting the Endgame before the WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2010 | CFR.org

    ... of Harvard's Kennedy School, Jeremi Suri of the University of Texas at Austin, and William Taubman of Amherst College join... Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and ...

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  12. Girls' Athlete of the Year: Menlo's Lizzie LacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... the cross-country team. Cross country proved to be a fortuitous path as, last December, Lacy committed to Amherst College in Massachusetts to compete at the Division III school in three sports - cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. Her ...

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  13. Breakthrough technology says kiss your oral problems goodbye with OraCoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Examiner.com

    ... for 20 years as one of Seattle's leading intellectual property attorneys. Jeff was trained as a scientist at Amherst College where he earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry and later at the University of Washington where he earned a further degree ...

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  14. Odyssey Bookshop to host an evening with Judy Blume at Amherst College on June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | MassLive.com

    Judy Blume's latest novel, "In the Unlikely Event" is based on three plane crashes in the 1950s in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey. The ticketed event will take place at the Johnson Chapel at Amherst College, starting at 7 p.m. Author Curtis Sittenfield will lead the conversation with Blume about her latest book, In the Unlikely Event, with a book signing to follow.

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  15. How a relationship with God gives life meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Deseret News

    ... past research focused primarily on measures of religious Catherine Sanderson , a professor of psychology at Amherst College, witnessed the power of a strong relationship with God firsthand when her stepfather lost two wives and a daughter to cancer. ...

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  16. Rape on Campus: Guilty until Proven InnocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | American Thinker

    Megyn Kelly recently interviewed the attorney for "John Doe," a pseudonym for a young man who was charged with sexual assault when he was a sophomore at Amherst College by "Sandra Jones," another pseudonym. Evidently, colleges and universities now have panels or tribunals to judge charges of sexual assault.

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  17. Rape accusation culture strikes at Amherst CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Examiner.com

    On May 29, a former student at Amherst College filed a lawsuit against the school in U.S. District Court in Boston. The student, anonymized as John Doe, claims that school administrators expelled him after he was falsely accused of rape.

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  18. Victory caps incredible ride for Lion seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Cape Cod Times

    ... with Marsh planning to try out at Division II Stonehill College in Easton and Santos heading to Division III Amherst College. Family also played a big role for Matt Santos. The son of coach Mark Santos, Matt scored twice for the Lions (25-1, 24-0 ...

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  19. Ashe Schow: Title Ix Needs Reform. The anti-discrimination law...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Instapundit

    ... new requirements for federally funded higher learning institutions. . . . That deficiency came to light at Amherst College recently, when an accused student was expelled, then later acquired text messages from the accuser showing their encounter had ...

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  20. Weekend highlights: Taste of Amherst, Full Disclosure Festival, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | MassLive.com

    There will be cooking demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday as well as the return of the beer and wine tent on Amherst College property. Lupa Zoo from Ludlow will be bringing in some of their animals.

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