The Best of 2013, Amherst Edition

January 2, 2014

Now that 2014 is upon us, the members of the college’s Public Affairs staff decided to take a page from many newspapers, magazines and websites and look back at the year that was at Amherst. Here are some of our favorite stories from 2013.

The Celebrity Treatment

By Ben Badua

To Allen Williamson ’13, the game was “the pinnacle of my athletic career.”

24 Hours in LeFrak

The Season of "Ifs"

Players on the men's basketball team gather for a pickup game this fall.

By Justin Long

Off to the Final Four

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
Senior Dan Wheeler holds up a piece of the net to the Amherst fans after the Jeffs defeated Rhode Island College to advance to the Final Four for the second consecutive year. Visit for information on live Webcasts of the Final Four games. Photo by Charles Quigg '09.