Author: Marit Björnlund, Executive Editor

Libraries eliminate fines

College libraries have eliminated fines for overdue technological equipment, a policy that became effective on Feb. 20. Any fines accrued by students since July 2016, even if already paid, will…

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One in Two Thousand: Laura Lee ’17

Laura Lee ’17 was the first friend I met at the College – or should I say through the College since, fittingly, we met on the internet after we both…

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One in Two Thousand: Boro Vitezovic ’20

Grace Flaherty/Photo editor. I first met Boro as his Junior Advisor when he moved in for international orientation in August, only his second trip to the U.S. He’s one of…

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One in Two Thousand: Divya Sampath ’18

Marshall Borrus/Staff Photographer. Divya and I first bonded freshman fall over our gap years, our interest in international development and our spontaneous approach to buying plane tickets. Since then we’ve…

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New Meetum app connects students

Dola Adebayo ’17 is bringing Meetum, an app that helps students branch out, to the College. Photo courtesy of The Amherst Student. After three years navigating the College social scene,…

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College celebrates Prof. Brown’s life

People gathered to remember Professor of History Leslie Brown in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance on Saturday. Equal parts humorous and poignant, the memories shared at the service…

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Ephs investigate origins of beloved Skyr yogurt

Stina Kutzer and her husband Peter produce Skyr yogurt, a popular snack among College students, on their farm in Pownal, Vt. Marit Björnlund/Executive Editor. Polled on “Where was the first…

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Students build community to discuss taking time off

A panel of students discussed taking time off on Claiming Williams Day, a few days before the Meet and Greet at Goodrich Hall. Grace Flaherty/Photo Editor. About 25 people milled…

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