Amherst College Closes In On New Mascot: A Hamster?Hamsters was among the most popular nicknames submitted to a committee put together to come up with a new athletic mascot for the Massachusetts school.
Amherst College Men's X-Country Team Suspended Over Racist, Misogynistic MessagesThe men's cross-country team at Amherst College has been suspended from team activities after a number of messages came to light that administrators called racist, misogynistic and homophobic.
6 Mass. Schools Face Federal Probe Over Handling Of Sex Assault ComplaintsSix Massachusetts schools are on a list released by the federal Education Department of 55 colleges from across the nation facing investigations over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.
Amherst College Apologizes For Email Warning Of 'Alumni Unwanted Sexual Advances' The administration at Amherst College is apologizing over a memo that a residential area coordinator sent out ahead of homecoming weekend that reportedly suggested that students should watch out for “unwanted sexual advances” by drunk alumni.
Amherst College Urges Students To Ease Up On Technology UseAmherst College is asking students to give up their laptops, smart phones and iPods, even if it's just for a few minutes.