Politics is Local: An Amherst Student in Amherst Town Meeting

Submitted on Friday, 10/26/2012, at 11:04 AM

By William Sweet

Daniel P. Rivera ’16E is arguably one of Amherst College’s most powerful students, at least when it comes to running the town in which they live.

Flags of Our Fathers

By William Sweet


Robert Romer ’52 knows what an odd thing it is to be a historian. It may lead you to stroll in a cemetery, looking for people you never knew, as if they were old friends. In Romer’s case, a cemetery stroll inspired him to correct an inadvertent slight against some black soldiers from the Town of Amherst who fought in the Civil War.

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