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On Campus, Trump Fans Say They Need ‘Safe Spaces’

On Campus, Trump Fans Say They Need ‘Safe Spaces’

Amanda Delekta, 20, the political director for the College Republicans at the University of Michigan, in her bedroom near campus in Ann Arbor, Mich., last week.
Amherst Suspends Men's Cross Country Team After Publication Of Racist, Misogynist Emails

Amherst Suspends Men's Cross Country Team After Publication Of Racist, Misogynist Emails

In statements from the school president and athletic director issued Monday, Amherst College announced the suspension of all team activities for its men’s cross country team. The announcement comes
When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough

When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough

Black and Hispanic students make up a larger share of freshman enrollment at Pomona College in California than at most other selective colleges.
The actual costs of US college financial aid

The actual costs of US college financial aid

It’s that time of year. Colleges have mailed acceptance letters and parents and students have until May 1 to make a decision. One of the…
Vows: They Were in Love. They Were the Last to Know.

Vows: They Were in Love. They Were the Last to Know.

Jean Kim and Bryan Woo, who met in college, were married April 14 at the Bronx Post Office.
Amherst Professor: Successful Minorities Are "Honorary Whites"

Amherst Professor: Successful Minorities Are "Honorary Whites"

Amherst College professor Pawan H. Dhingra held a lecture at The City University of New York Graduate Center on Friday, claiming that successful minorities are not minorities, but rather, "honorary
Amid Charged Atmosphere at Amherst, Jeff Sessions Calls for Country to Move on From Mueller Report

Amid Charged Atmosphere at Amherst, Jeff Sessions Calls for Country to Move on From Mueller Report

Jeff Sessions in October 2018. In a speech on Wednesday night at Amherst College, Mr. Sessions said that lawmakers should “accept the results” of Robert S. Mueller III’s inquiry and “get on with the
Protesters Set Off Stink Bomb During Jeff Sessions Speech at Amherst College

Protesters Set Off Stink Bomb During Jeff Sessions Speech at Amherst College

A protester set off a stink bomb during a Jeff Sessions speech at Amherst College this week.
Stink bomb set off at Jeff Sessions talk in college chapel as apparent part of left-wing student protest

Stink bomb set off at Jeff Sessions talk in college chapel as apparent part of left-wing student protest

A stink bomb greeted audience members at former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talk Wednesday at a chapel on the campus of Amherst College in Massachusetts, the Amherst Student reported. The

Work by Cindy Sherman, David Hockney and Others Gifted Anonymously to Mead Museum

More than 170 pieces of extraordinary contemporary art were bequeathed to the institution by an anonymous donor.
The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters

The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters

College coaches struggle to find athletes who can’t pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes to recruit.
The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters

The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters

College coaches struggle to find athletes who can’t pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes to recruit.