Courier-Post: Catherine Sanderson on Eating Habits

Psychology professor Catherine Sanderson was quoted in three articles about weight loss appearing in the March 1, 8  and 15 editions of southern New Jersey’s Courier-Post newspaper.

Public Policy Course Gives Students First-Hand Look at Community Issues

The Springfield-area ABC News affiliate, WGGB-TV, featured the new CCE Interterm course, “Crafting Public Policy,” in a short segment Jan. 27. In addition, participant Sid Salvi ’12E penned a piece about the class for the Springfield Republican newspaper.

Chicago Sun-Times: Spanglish: Blending the languages

Ilan Stavans, the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and Five College 40th Anniversary Professor, discussed the unofficial dialect of “Spanglish” in this piece.

Associated Press: Private colleges aim to rein in loan-free financial aid

In a piece that was picked up by USA Today, The New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, among other newspapers, President Anthony Marx explains the college’s reason for remaining committed the no-loans policy, saying “we have to remain accessible to the middle class, where we had under-representation and where there is so much talent. Maintaining a no-loan policy seems to help us make Amherst more accessible to the middle class and also eliminate the constraints of debt on those students’ career choices.”

Amherst Bulletin: Light, canvas, action: Robert Sweeney retrospective at Eli Marsh Gallery

Art professor Robert Sweeney’s career and work was featured in a lengthy piece in the Amherst-area newspaper.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Party faithful have abandoned Democratic leaders because they've been too conciliatory

Alexander Hurst ’12 wrote about the Democratic Party’s loss of its electoral supermajority in the Senate and his own thoughts on what the group’s strategy should be going forward in this column.