An Amherst College English class this fall called, The Narrative of Suffering, veers from the likes of the Book of Job and King Lear. The change happened after the professor heard countless stories in the news about struggling veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. So, he decided to weave contemporary combat trauma into the curriculum.
Amherst College says so-called underground fraternities are now banned. The groups, which operate off-campus, formed after the school officially prohibited fraternities and sororities 30 years ago.
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notes that an open investigation does not mean a school broke the law in how it handled sexual violence on campus.
Their playoff trips are certainly not getting as much attention as UMass’, but both the Lord Jeffs of Amherst College and the Ephs of Williams College are just two wins away from a national title.
It’s not just the big schools who are in the midst of high-pressure playoff basketball.
The best low-income students often don’t apply to the most selective schools.
A new book dives into the personal and professional correspondence of Robert Frost. The poet, who taught for decades at Amherst College, has been a […]
Former U.S Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will visit Amherst College Wednesday night. The visit has raised questions on campus about ideology and the allocation of student money.
Harvard University and Amherst College had a tiff this month, just as the schools rolled out a new website.
Amherst College will hold a meeting for students, faculty and staff today to discuss a report released last week reviewing the school’s policies for responding to sexual assault.
A report released Wednesday by a committee at Amherst College gives recommendations for administrative and cultural changes to better respond to sexual assault.
After multiple alleged sexual assaults on campus came to light recently, the administration at Amherst College was criticized for how it handled these cases.