Close-up of solidarity fists sculpted on the fore edge of four books

Solidarity for Posterity

In which we look back at the Bicentennial’s community-wide anti-racism collaboration: the Solidarity Book Project

1818 map of North America showing Native American regions

Student Voices: Native American Heritage Month

Throughout the month of November, to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, we asked four students to reflect on their Indigeneity and culture.

Amherst Express newspaper about Williams and Amherst baseball game

Muscle and Mind

A new Bicentennial-themed exhibit installed in the entryway of Alumni Gym explores the history of Amherst’s storied athletics program.

Fireworks at the end of the bicentennial party

The Bicentennial Party: 200 Years in the Making!

A concert. A ferris wheel. A slide. A sack race. Lots of food. Horses. More music. Oh, and fireworks! Check out all the photos from the Bicentennial Party.

Guilherme Santos Rocha ’24, Jennifer Fuentes Rodriguez ’22 and Frida Hernandez ’24

Student Voices: Latinx Heritage Month

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we asked five students to reflect on their identity and culture.

A large group of masked students walk past the campus War Memorial as they return to the first-year quad.

Orientation 2021 in Pictures

Energy and excitement filled campus as new students and their families arrived for move-in day on August 25.

Amherst College yearbook with five portraits of students superimposed on the cover

Five Black Alumni from the 1800s

Five students who attended Amherst College between 1875 and 1883 are featured here in a collage on the cover of a leather-bound Amherst College class album from 1878.