- 2012: Winter2012: Winter
- Amherst Creates
- College Row
- Feature: Don't Shoot the Messengers!
- Feature: Greek Drama
- Feature: Queens of the Masai Mara
- Feature: Showstopper
- Insights: Vacation in Absentia
- My Life: Gregory S. Call
- Sports: The Best Sports Photos of 2011
- Sports: Will Two Amherst Baseball Players Get Drafted?
- Visit the Eli Marsh Gallery
- What They Are Reading
Queens of the Masai Mara
Don’t Shoot the Messengers!
After Antonis Samaras ’74 dislodged his former Amherst roommate, George Papandreou ’75, from the highest political office in Greece, the Class of 1974 secretary put out a call to friends who knew the leaders way back when. By James Warren ’74
The 100th anniversary issue
Richard Wilbur’s drafts, galleys and drawings—What happens when parents visit—Studying literature by the pound—The Lord Jeff reopens—And more
Dean of the Faculty Gregory S. Call
Two baseball players might get drafted—The best sports photos of the year
Vacation in absentia
Theater: Almost, Maine, by John Cariani ’91—Fiction: The Vices, by Professor Lawrence Douglas—TV: CBS’s A Gifted Man, created by Susannah Grant ’84 —History: Charles C. Mann ’76’s 1493—Art: Sports and American Art, by Professor Allen Guttmann—Journal: Farm living in 1972
Art students preparing honors projects for their professors’ scrutiny had a chance to reverse the direction of that critical gaze.
“On the one hand, we’re learning a specific set of dance skills,” says Daniel Trenner, coach of the Argentine Tango Club at Amherst and a pioneer in tango’s modern revival. “On the other hand, we’re really studying something about the history of gender and the history of how men and women related to each other in civilized societies.”
Photo by Rob Mattson