No Longer Neutral

By Joshua Kors ’01E

On my wall I keep a framed photo of Army Specialist Jon Town. He is out of uniform, wearing a gray suit and crimson tie, yet he is standing at attention, a look of determination in his eyes. The photo was taken in the halls of the U.S. Capitol on July 25, 2007, the day Town and I testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Don't Shoot the Messengers!

MTV News looking for Editorial Assistant

Submitted by Eric S. Ditzian on Wednesday, 9/21/2011, at 3:04 PM

MTV News is seeking an editorial assistant with an encyclopedic knowledge of movies and a ceaseless passion to cover them. Do you devour “Twilight” and YA fiction? Can you swing with “Spider-Man” and rise with “The Dark Knight”? Will you boldly go where J.J. Abrams has gone before? If so, we’re looking for you!

Philip Bennett

The Presidential Race: What’s the Story?

Oct. 1, 2008

It's a pleasure to be with you tonight. I want to say by way of introduction that I'm here because of Tony Marx. Not that he twisted my arm. I mean it in the broadest sense. I can testify that Tony didn’t start provoking 20-year-olds when he became president of Amherst; he provoked and and inspired 20-year-olds when HE was 20 years old. I've been grateful for that bond of friendship since we were roommates one summer in Cambridge nearly 30 years ago.

Kimberly Shearer Palmer Awarded Luce Scholarship

April 6, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Kimberly Shearer Palmer, a senior at Amherst College, is one of just 18 college students from across the country to receive a Luce Fellowship. She will travel next year to Asia to work as a journalist. Palmer graduated in 1997 from The Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland.