The first editor, John Franklin Genung, came to Amherst in 1882 to teach English and biblical literature. In addition to his teaching duties, he edited the Amherst Graduates’ Quarterly until his death in 1919.
The sesquicentennial of the first intercollegiate baseball game, between rivals Amherst and Williams in 1859, saw a historically accurate re-enactment played out in Pittsfield, Mass., last month. The quirky game and accompanying chess match were covered by the The Boston Globe and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The LJST Department recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. Below is a list of the events that were held during the celebration. If you would like more information about the department and/or the anniversary celebration, please contact Karen Underwood September 20, 2003 Babbot Room - Octagon 9:45 Coffee and Pastries 10:00 Welcome and Introductions