Newt Gingrich: “Contract with Amherst”

December 11, 2013

In this third installment of the Amherst College Republican's Resurgence initiative, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich spoke about current events as well as the future of American politics.

College Republicans Bring Newt Gingrich to Campus

Submitted on Wednesday, 12/18/2013, at 10:08 AM

By Emily Gold Boutilier

A year and a half ago the Amherst College Republicans didn’t even exist. Then one student made it his business to renew the organization.

The results were impressive: Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown spoke at an event to mark the student group’s revival. Membership grew to about 40.

Now the organization is about to host its biggest name yet.

College Republicans Bring Scott Brown to Campus

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February 18, 2013

By Daniel Diner ’14

Weekend Amherst snowstorms usually draw thoughts of fires and lazy afternoons, not formal attire and certainly not anything that involves students leaving their dorms. But contrary to these conventions, Johnson Chapel found itself teeming with a smartly dressed and enthusiastic crowd on Sunday, Feb. 10. The crowd was composed largely of Amherst students who braved the aftereffects of the February snowstorm to witness, among other events, a speech of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.).

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