Christmas Vespers at Amherst College Dec. 3

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The annual Christmas Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. The “Festival of Lessons and Carols” is sponsored by the Amherst College Christian Fellowship, the Newman Club and the Protestant and Roman Catholic Religious Advisors. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Guatemalan Indian Activist Rigoberta Menchú to Speak at Amherst College March 29

March 2, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Rigoberta Menchú, Guatemalan Indian leader and 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate, will give a talk on “Healing Communities Torn by Racism and Violence” at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. Free and open to the public, the event is sponsored by Amherst’s Mayo-Smith-Read Trans-Disciplinary Fund.

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Submitted by Betsy Cannon Smith

Yes, the contrast captures my life in Amherst-the plastic toys on the porch and the chapel in the background. My family and Amherst College crossing paths every day. This is a beautiful view at any time of the year.