In a ceremony on the 50th anniversary of his death in Pratt Pool, the college community remembered Gerald Penny ’77, who drowned during a college-mandated swimming test.
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A researcher hired by the college to examine Amherst’s racial history and economic ties to slavery up to and through the 1860s, Mike Jirik, outlined highlights of his findings thus far at the regular meeting of The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) on Feb. 27.
While the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol will be remembered as a day of infamy in the United States, it will also be known as the day that Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler in her campaign in Georgia. Perhaps the most interesting reason for her loss is