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Emily Gold Boutilier

Alumni Editor 
Betsy Cannon Smith ’84

Print Design Director 
Ronn Campisi

Assistant Editor 
Katherine Duke ’05

Senior Writer 
Katharine Whittemore

Feature Articles

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Speech Recognition

Dan Cluchey ’08 is one of President Biden’s top speechwriters. Here’s how he does what he does, but not exactly.

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Before Kamala Harris

An Amherst professor confronts the legacy of Charles Curtis, the country’s first vice president of color.

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Made for the Mead

Once a DIY student project, the Black Art Matters Festival has graduated to a full-fledged exhibition.

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Amherst at 200!

The College is marking its 200th anniversary this year with events and projects that spotlight the enduring features and defining qualities of an Amherst education.