Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Number of Articles: 3
First Article: September 13, 2000
Latest Article: October 18, 2000
By BRIANNE WATKINS
October 18, 2000
“Basically, we try to make it easy for people to do things outside like go
hiking, backpacking, rock climbing and anything else,” explained club president
Adrienne Socci ’01.
Students organize and lead all excursions. “Anyone can lead a trip, with
whatever level of experience,” said club secretary Dave Reckess ’02.
“Participation is not limited to members, and no experience is necessary for
most trips. For people who don’t have any experience organizing, the more
experienced members help out.”
October 4, 2000
Feeling lonely? Miss your pet from home more than you miss your family? A
virtual pup from this site is just the thing to keep you company.
When you adopt your dog, you can choose one of Spanish, French, English,
Japanese or German nationality. To ensure proper communication, the site
provides a translator.
After you pick your pooch, you get to name it. A message bar runs across the
screen providing information about dog care and habits. You can teach your dog
all kinds of tricks, from the bas
September 13, 2000
Sixty-five years ago this week, President Stanley King announced that $250,000,
including $150,000 in cash, had already been raised for the construction of
Amherst’s new gymnasium.
The Student explained that this amount was “so large that work is to be started
on the gymnasium proper before snow falls.”
The plans for the gymnasium had already been drawn up and accepted, and the
house that had been located on the site of the proposed gym had been moved
during the summer to Hitchcock Road.