Students and Activists Gather Oct. 18-19 To Discuss Reproductive Rights and Sexual Freedom

October 15, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Students and community activists from Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College, the University of Massachusetts and the surrounding communities will join thousands of other activists around the country on Thursday, Oct. 18, and on Friday, Oct. 19 for a series of events to discuss the national and international issues affecting reproductive rights and sexual freedom.

Amherst College Choral Society Homecoming Concert Oct. 20

October 10, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Choral Society will present its annual Homecoming Weekend concert at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, at 8:30 pm in Buckley Recital Hall of the Arms Music Center on the Amherst College campus. Mallorie Chernin, director, and Mollie Stone ”01, assistant director, will conduct the Concert Choir, Men’s Glee Club and Women’s Chorus. Whitney Cox ’03 and Alison Kaufmann ’03 will lead the Madrigal Singers.

Amherst College Students Assemble for Patriotism Oct. 18

October 16, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst Assembly for Patriotism, a new student group at Amherst College, will hold its first public rally, where students, staff and faculty will gather to speak out about what it means to them to be Americans, on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Keefe Campus Center. The group’s founders are Michael Gerard Flood, a junior from Maynard, Mass., and Benjamin Baum, a junior from Plymouth, Mass.

Mead Art Museum Presents Lecture by Textile Artist Sonya Clark ’89 Oct. 11

October 1, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. – In conjunction with the exhibition “18 Alumni Artists,” the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present a lecture by Sonya Clark ’89, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment, Textiles and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her talk, “From Hair to There: Cultural Roots as Artistic Inspiration,” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium. A reception to mark the opening of the exhibition will follow.