Boston Globe: The more we imprison, the less we vote

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Conor Clarke ’08 and non-Amherst classmate Greg Yothers, an inmate at the Hampshire County Correctional Facility participating in the college’s Inside-Out program, argued against the disenfranchisement of incarcerated felons in Massachusetts in this op-ed

The Republican: Runner's cookbook one hot item

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
The new cookbook of Alison Wade, the assistant men's and women's cross country and track & field coach at Amherst, was the focus of this feature.

The Republican: Science funding goes to Western Mass. colleges

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
A $1.3 million grant the college received from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute was mentioned in this article in the Springfield, Mass.-area newspaper.
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CBS News: How to Play Quidditch

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
CBS News’ national morning program, The Early Show, invaded the college quad the morning of March 28 to broadcast live throughout the first-ever Amherst-Middlebury “Quidditch” match. The game, an earthbound version of the sport involving wizards and flying brooms made famous by the author J.K. Rowling in her popular Harry Potter novels, was also covered by the The Boston Globe, The Republican, Daily Hampshire Gazette(registration required) and CBS 3 Springfield, among others.