Overly-busy students who missed out on the Homecoming Weekend concerts need not despair, as both the Amherst College Choral Society and the Amherst College Symphony Orchestra will feature encore performances for the upcoming Family Weekend. The Choral Society’s concert will boast music by Morten Laurisdsen and Antonio Lotti,
Renowned investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh will deliver Hampshire College’s seventh annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture. Hersh has uncovered numerous scandals including the tortures at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. He received a Pulitzer Prize in 1970 for cracking open the story of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam.
The Korean American Students Association is sponsoring activist Je Yon Jung, a civil rights attorney and chair of the National Asian Pacific Women’s Forum’s Comfort Women Campaign, to address the atrocities committed against 200,000 women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during