Top 10 Amherst College Instagram Photos

Those who follow Amherst College on Instagram may recognize some of the photos below. With the 2014–15 academic year behind us, we're taking a look back at the College's top 10 most-liked Instagram photos of the year.

#10. The canopy above the Wildlife Sanctuary Trails:

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The Basketball That Survived a Superstorm

By Emily Gold Boutilier

[Lost & Found] Last Halloween, two days after Hurricane Sandy crippled the Jersey Shore, a police corporal named George Duffy went to East Avenue in Bay Head, N.J., to survey the damage. Unable to drive along the oceanfront street because it was filled with sand, he and Patrolman Stephen Stockoff set out on foot.

Two for the Record Books

By Emily Gold Boutilier

Let others have their brackets, their front-page headlines. At Amherst, March Madness wasn’t about the big-shots. It was all about two extraordinary teams: women’s ice hockey and women’s basketball. Let others have the famous names. Amherst has Kate Dennett ’10. Amherst has Sarah Leyman ’11. Amherst has Jim Plumer and G.P. Gromacki.

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