Top 15 Amherst College News Stories of 2014–15

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Now that the academic year is done, let's take a look back at some of the most clicked, tweeted, liked and shared bits of Amherst-related news. Here, in chronological order, are the year's highlights:

1. Meet the Class of 2018, by the Numbers
Amherst's class of 2018 includes an internationally ranked table tennis player, a Morse Code enthusiast, a U.S. military veteran, a blacksmith and someone who wears size 16 shoes.

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Verbatim

In honor of the first major snowfall of 2011, alumni went to www.facebook.com/amherstcollege to share their best winter memories from the Fairest College. Our favorites:

“Foodfight in East in 1970 which was generated by the serving of subpar Chicken a la King and attitudes spawned by meteorological incarceration. The Harlan Fiske Stone portrait required professional restoration. The progenitor(s) washed chairs every day for the ensuing academic year.”

—John Lacey '73

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