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Feature Articles

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Inside a “No-Excuses” School

Joanne Wang Golann ’04 spent 18 months shadowing students and teachers at an academy with a controversial approach.

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Wise & Bright

What’s in a name? For one young woman raised in three different countries, the answer has never been simple.

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What Is a Book?

It’s an inspiration. A challenge. A sculpture. Get a close look at the collaboration known as the Solidarity Book Project.

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Community News

The first Presidential Scholar, what new professors are currently teaching and climate science research in Antartica and more.

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Amherst Creates

Drums and comedy, a prequel to The Da Vinci Code, and the first woman to bicycle around the world highlight this issue's alumni creations.