Sarah Melanson '20

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Field Hockey Beats Mount Holyoke But Loses to Bowdoin

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || September 12 2018 || 148-2

The Amherst Mammoths opened their season in a promising fashion at home Thursday against the Mount Holyoke Lyons...

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Thoughts on Theses: David Green

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || September 26 2018 || 148-4

David Green ’19E is a theater and dance major. His performance thesis examines biblical narratives. His thesis advisor is Associate Professor of Theater and Dance Ron Bashford.

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Field Hockey Captures Two Wins over Colby and Bates on Senior Weekend

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || October 17 2018 || 148-6

In an exciting, action-packed weekend, the Mammoths captured two wins at home against Colby and Bates, with the match against the Bobcats doubling as the team’s Senior Day...

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Field Hockey Loses to Second Seed Tufts in Tournament Quarterfinal

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

This past week, the Mammoths fell to both Trinity and Tufts by matching score lines of 2-0 to effectively end the team’s season...

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Men’s Hockey Starts Season With Two Losses and Two Out-of-Conference Wins

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || November 28 2018 || 148-10

The men’s hockey team started the season tentatively, with two losses, and then grabbed wins over Babson College and St. Michael’s College...

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Mammoths Take Home a Win and a Tie After Pair of NESCAC Matchups

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

The men’s hockey team has much to be excited about after going 1-0-1 on a weekend of NESCAC matchups, with games against Wesleyan and Trinity...

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Series Explores Labor Through a Gendered Lens

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

A panel run by the student staff of the Women’s and Gender Center (WGC) met on Tuesday, Nov. 27 to discuss forms of work that are underrepresented or lacking from the discourse on equal representation of women as a part of their Labor Intensive Feminist Education series.

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Men’s Hockey Shuts Out Bowdoin, Ties Colby Behind Strong Performance of Goaltending Tandem

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

Sparked by an offensive performance and lights-out goaltending, the men’s hockey team skated to a 3-0 victory on Friday, Feb. 1 in Maine over the Bowdoin Polar Bears...

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College to Go Carbon Neutral by 2030

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

On Jan. 24, the Board of Trustees voted to approve the Climate Action Plan (CAP), committing the college to carbon neutrality by 2030. Work on the CAP has been ongoing since 2015, when the Office of Sustainability called on Amherst to set a date for carbon neutrality.

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After Attacks in Christchurch, Amherst Reflects

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || March 27 2019 || 148-18

On Friday, March 15, two shootings occurred at two separate mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand while attendees participated in Friday prayer. Fifty people were killed and at least 50 more were injured in New Zealand’s largest massacre in modern history.

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Fresh Faculty: Mark Jacobson

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer || April 10 2019 || 148-20

Mark Jacobson is the John J. McCloy Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy. He holds a doctorate in military history from the Ohio State University, among other degrees.