15 Things to Do at Amherst in 2015

By William Harvey ’18

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The Amherst campus from above (© 2015 AboveSummit)

This year, make it your goal to do the unexpected and break the habits of your everyday life. Whether you’re visiting Amherst for the first time or hoping to find something new on campus, here are 15 things you should do in 2015 at Amherst.

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Second TEDxAmherst Event to Focus on “Defining Moments”

November 12, 2014

By William Harvey ’18

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On Sunday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. in Kirby Theater, the College will host its second collection of TEDxAmherstCollege talks. An initiative of the Center for Community Engagement, TEDxAmherstCollege is a student-coordinated series of short speeches by alumni, facultya student and others that promote a spread of ideas and interaction between members of different communities.

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New Admission Open House Aims to Bring More Native Students to Campus

Submitted on Wednesday, 11/12/2014, at 9:41 AM

November 12, 2015

By William Harvey ’18

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Participants in a 2014 Diversity Open House get to know one another

This past month, Amherst welcomed seven high school seniors of Native American and Native Hawaiian backgrounds at the College’s first Native Student Open House. The event was a new offshoot of the annual Diversity Open Houses, which give “students with potential to add to the diversity of outlook, background and experience on campus,” according to the Office of Admission.

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