Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: October 17, 2018
Latest Article: November 28, 2018
By Khalid Mohamed '22
November 28, 2018
In a Facebook livestream titled “Amherst History Live,” Senior Writer for the
Office of Communications Katharine Whittemore hosted President Biddy Martin,
Dean of the Faculty Catherine Epstein and Head of Archives and Special
Collections Michael Kelly for a discussion on the history of Amherst College.
The discussion, which took place on Nov. 13, covered the institution’s origins,
notable figures, athletics and fun facts.
Whittemore started off by asking Martin what resonated with her the most
October 17, 2018
In a lecture titled “We Shall Be a Country with No History — A Historical
Awakening at Amherst College,” author Aatish Taseer ’03 spoke about his
experience at Amherst and its relationship to modern-day India on Oct. 10 in
Converse Hall. The talk was funded by the Croxton Lecture Fund.
Taseer was born in 1980 to an English-speaking Indian household and has written
a memoir, titled “Stranger to History: A Son’s Journey Through Islamic Lands,”
about being raised by a Sikh mother while estranged f