Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: September 21, 2005
Latest Article: September 21, 2005
By Katie Roza
September 21, 2005
“Consider this a recruiting pitch,” Haggerty slyly baited the freshmen, “because
the world needs your help.” She suggested two distressingly overlooked areas of
need: energy conservation and reintegrating released prisoners into society.
“Your presence at Amherst is a privilege,” Haggerty told the class of 2009.
“Take advantage of it.” For Haggerty, the liberal arts education and sense of
community that Amherst provides left an indelible imprint upon her view of the
world. Her experiences at Am