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:


Amherst Students Volunteer for Special Olympics

Submitted on Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 2:00 PM

Special Olympics athletes, a coach and an Amherst College student on a basketball court in Alumni Gymnasium













Go, teams, go! Amherst College students worked with Special Olympics athletes, coaches, parents and other volunteers during a winter competition in the College's Alumni Gymnasium on March 1.

Browse photos from the event on Flickr.

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.

The Celebrity Treatment

By Ben Badua

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

24 Hours in LeFrak

Third Time's a Charm

By Justin Long

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.

The Season of "Ifs"

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

By Justin Long

The Record-Breakers