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Feature Articles

My Family’s Fish Store

The roundabout story of how Niki Russ Federman ’99 became the fourth generation to run New York’s iconic bagel-and-lox shop Russ & Daughters.

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In Defense of Spanglish

A border language, a great novel and the consequences of telling our stories.

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Want Contentment?
Make Connections.

Marc Schulz ’84 did the research: Connections with others help us emotionally and physically thrive.

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A black and white photo of a group of people from 1900

Community News

A famous librarian, poetic punctuation, (inter)national parks and more.

A painting of faceless figures hovering over a dead body wrapped in cloth

Amherst Creates

Wade in the Water, says Nyani Nkrumah ’92; Taharah through the eyes of Karen Benioff Friedman ’86; Keith Boynton ’05E dares to revise Macbeth; and new nonfiction in Black studies