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2016AC BeatAmherst College's first music magazine which provides information about the music scene at Amherst College, student features, album reviews, sheet music and provides a platform for students to broadcast their artwork and creative reflections.https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12243100_722878111178311_4772653646680657606_n.jpg?oh=2dca8026a4cefe8b0f78a8927143c577&oe=58022965News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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20152016AC VoiceAC Voice is a student-written, student-run web publication. Its mission is to create a space that can both be respectful and push intellectual boundaries, an inclusive space where anyone can join the conversation. The writers discuss all aspects of student life at Amherst as well as engage in issues entirely unrelated to the Amherst campus. Formerly She-Bomb.com which was started as a journalistic space that was "free from norms of misogyny and racism in mass digital media."

She-Bomb.com --> AC Voice
https://acvoice.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/screen-shot-2015-08-21-at-9-51-07-pm-1.jpg?w=774https://acvoice.com/Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19851986AdelphianA collection of student poetry, prose, and graphic art which was started to diversify the faces of the creative process that were not being attracted to the more established publications on campus. Included 'rough-feel' works of artists still discovering their modes of expressionLiterary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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1831Alexandrian Eclectic ReviewDescribed as a 'journal' in the editor's note. Singular handwritten copy includes opinion pieces with subtle comic jabs at students and faculty at Amherst.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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185611The Amherst AuroraInaugural version of the Amherst College yearbook (continued as the Amherst Olio). Students were grouped into various societies, ranging from secret, anti-secret, literary, Athenian and Alexandrian etc.

The College Olio --> The Amherst Aurora --> <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-olio">The College Olio</a href> --> The Olio
Yearbookhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/21329245941/in/album-72157658068702210/
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19115Amherst CanSatirical publication ridiculing different aspects of campus life. Mocks the form of a newspaper, in the form of faux calendars and letters to the editors, and satirical ads.Humor/Satirehttps://amherstmuckrakedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/biddy-peteruvin-uvin-basic-bitmap-2-bitmap.png
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19891992Amherst College PaperbackStudent publication of different artistic works of students including but not limited to poems, short stories, drawings and photographs.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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1995Amherst College Students for LifeNewsletter issued by the Amherst College Students for Life; a student group grounded in the belief that right to life in each human being is vested from the moment of conception to the moment of physical death, and thus held shared convictions that certain practices such as abortion are morally wrong. The newsletter was part of an effort by the group to act as an informational and educational resource on abortion and related issued and the content was consistent with pro-life arguments.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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18531862Amherst College MagazineThe magazine published monthly contains essays, reviews, tales, sketches, poetry and miscellaneous articles such as student letters and a record of current events in colleges. Dropped the name Ichnolite to be known as the Amherst College Magazine as it made a call to diversify content to include descriptions of college scenes and characters and bits of college with and humor.

Amherst Collegiate Magazine --> The Ichnolite --> Amherst College Magazine
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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20072014The Amherst ElementThe magazine was dedicated to science and scientific literacy at Amherst. Given the open curriculum, the editor cites the magazine as providing a different way of engaging in scientific learning and thought, for those who choose to not take any science courses. The content keenly focused on scientific issues, and provided a platform for seniors to share brief snippets of their thesis research.https://issuu.com/theamherstelementAcademic Journalshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12091089455/in/album-72157651746214151/
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19221222Amherst FacultySpecial edition issue of the student-run newspaper Amherst Student, Vol LVI. No, 23. Carries stylized header that reads “MERRY CHRISTMAS TO THE AMHERST FACULTY.” Otherwise, standard issue of the Amherst Student.News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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19091912The Amherst Four Leaf CloverStudent entertainment publication from 1909-1912, published four times each academic year in December, February, April and June. Each issue features a changing “Number” title on the cover. Contains satirical prose, poems and proverbs.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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2004Amherst HumanitarianA single-issue publication with a focus on humanitarian issues on a global scale. Includes a combination of editorial and news pieces. Created in participation with Youth Action International and funded by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS).Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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18861932Amherst Literary Magazine (1/2)A student-run journal featuring work written both in and outside of class. Entries range from academic essays to plays, poems and short stories penned exclusively by Amherst College students. Formerly known as the Amherst Literary Monthly (1886-1910), Amherst Monthly (1910-1920), Amherst Writing (1920-1928), and Amherst Literary Magazine (1928-1932). <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-amherst-literary-magazine-2-2"> Returned</a href> after hiatus in 1955 under the name Amherst Literary Magazine, would run until 1973.

Amherst Literary Monthly --> Amherst Monthly --> Amherst Writing --> Amherst Literary Magazine
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/6350425423/in/album-72157628142438314/
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19551973Amherst Literary Magazine (2/2)A student-run journal featuring work written both in and outside of class. Entries range from academic essays to plays, poems and short stories penned exclusively by Amherst College students. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-amherst-literary-magazine-1-2"> Formerly known </a href> as the Amherst Literary Monthly (1886-1910), Amherst Monthly (1910-1920), Amherst Writing (1920-1928), and Amherst Literary Magazine (1928-1932). Returned after hiatus in 1955 under the name Amherst Literary Magazine, would run until 1973.

Amherst Literary Monthly --> Amherst Monthly --> Amherst Writing --> Amherst Literary Magazine
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/6350425423/in/album-72157628142438314/
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2000Amherst Journal of Biomedical EthicsSingle-issue student publication concerning the moral and philosophical implications of medical and biological technology. Issue’s theme is “The Human Fetus” and exclusively features editorials. Published April 2000.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1908The Amherst Muck-Rake (1/2)A satirical faux-news publication independent of the college, with two issues in 1908 published by “a body of student philanthropists” (Editor-in-chief: W.B M. Tracy). Contains articles on social and academic life as well as satirical ads. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-muckrake-2-2"> Revitalized and moved online in 2012, </a href> the Muck-Rake has expanded its range of topics to include arts, sports, politics, featuring both articles and short entries with photos.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12331890424/in/album-72157640557987045/
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20122016The Amherst Muckrake (2/2)A satirical faux-news publication independent of the college, <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-muck-rake-1-2"> with two issues in 1908 </a href> published by “a body of student philanthropists." [Note: second issue published in 1908 Olio] Contains articles on social and academic life as well as satirical ads. Revitalized and moved online in 2012, the Muck-Rake has expanded its range of topics to include arts, sports, politics, featuring both articles and photo blurbs.https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/249310_298112953626349_1424066224_n.jpg?oh=a43d5ef7e9ea9fbd359faeb1c91318da&oe=5836341Ahttps://amherstmuckrake.com/Humor/Satirehttps://amherstmuckrakedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/biddy-peteruvin-uvin-basic-bitmap-2-bitmap.png
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19581962The Amherst Review (1/3)A journal originally published to feature scholarly writing of Amherst students. Supported by President Charles W. Cole, the Student Council, and the Lucius Root Eastman Fund, with faculty consultants in multiple departments. Four issues were published in 1958-1962. Returned in 1981-2005 with the focus expanded to include photography, artwork, poetry, fiction, and other prose. Contributors included Amherst students and faculty as well as those outside of the college.

Amherst Review --> A Review --> Amherst Review
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19741980The Amherst Review (2/3)A journal originally published to feature scholarly writing of Amherst students. Supported by President Charles W. Cole, the Student Council, and the Lucius Root Eastman Fund, with faculty consultants in multiple departments. Four issues were published in 1958-1962. Returned in 1981-2005 with the focus expanded to include photography, artwork, poetry, fiction, and other prose. Contributors included Amherst students and faculty as well as those outside of the college.

Amherst Review --> A Review --> Amherst Review
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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19812005The Amherst Review (3/3)A journal originally published to feature scholarly writing of Amherst students. Supported by President Charles W. Cole, the Student Council, and the Lucius Root Eastman Fund, with faculty consultants in multiple departments. Four issues were published in 1958-1962. Returned in 1981-2005 with the focus expanded to include photography, artwork, poetry, fiction, and other prose. Contributors included Amherst students and faculty as well as those outside of the college.

Amherst Review --> A Review --> Amherst Review
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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20142016Amherst SoulAmherst Soul is a student-run, web publication dedicated to showcasing artistic and written reflections of undergraduate experiences at Amherst College relevant to the themes of diversity, identity, and community.https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1932481_844400955605231_8293656630060421553_n.jpg?oh=e5261fc34f4485ca2ae25053b323c422&oe=57EF9EDCamherstsoul.comJournals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1932The Amherst Spectator (1/3)A political publication created as a forum for conservative thought on politics and culture. Founded in 1932 (two issues) to provide a voice and movement for conservatives and their ideology, felt to have been marginalized on campus.<a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-2-3"> Restarted </a href> in 1985-1994, and then revived as a <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-3-3"> new series </a href> from 1997-2004.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19851994The Amherst Spectator (2/3)A political publication created as a forum for conservative thought on politics and culture. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-1-3"> Founded </a href> in 1932 (two issues) to provide a voice and movement for conservatives and their ideology, felt to have been marginalized on campus. Restarted in 1985-1994, and then revived as a <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-3-3"> new series </a href> from 1997-2004.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19972004The Amherst Spectator (3/3)A political publication created as a forum for conservative thought on politics and culture. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-1-3"> Founded </a href> in 1932 (two issues) to provide a voice and movement for conservatives and their ideology, felt to have been marginalized on campus.<a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&scale_factor=5&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-amherst-spectator-2-3"> Restarted </a href> in 1985-1994, and then revived as a new series from 1997-2004.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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20042009The Amherst Story ProjectInspired by an National Public Radio broadcast of the same name, Joseph Maliekel ‘06 and Maria Jones ‘05 (sponsored by the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs) founded this publication in 2004 to highlight the unique lives and experiences of members of the Amherst College community. Ceased publication in 2009. News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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1934The Amherst StripperThe Amherst Stripper “Covers the Activities of the Undergraduates of Amherst Academy.” Began and ceased publication with Vol. (one pint) No… No ca. 1934 (Note: marked as no date on finding aid, and ca. 1934 on library catalog). Contained a variety of satirical prose, interviews, and ads.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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198210The Amherst SymposiumA student-led paper with emphasis on literary works, philosophy and spirituality. Includes signature features “Periodical Survey” and “Roundtable.” Story titles, ads and photographs are humorous; offers impression of alternative-style publication. Began in 1982 but ceased publication the same year.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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2008AmhPub [The Amherst Public]Online blog with select articles published weekly in print. Includes features, columns, and cartoons. Any Amherst student could submit and sign up for their own personal blogs, offering a more open “open” forum for discussion. Physical edition began and closed 2008, unknown when online blog closed.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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19721974AmytherstFirst publication of Amherst student works of science fiction. Published under the guidance of Amherst Literary Magazine.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19241954AnalektaCollection of student works from 1924-1954, curated by students at Amherst during the 1953-1954 school year. Includes short stories, essays, poetry, plays and proverbs divided among subjects such as student life or wartime writings. Created as a sarcastic response to the Association of Amherst Student’s claims that student publications had declined in recent years.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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19961997AnseoPublished 3 times a year- November, March and May. A paper that prints poetry and prose by students, faculty, staff and alumni of Amherst College, as well as people with some connection to the college or the Pioneer Valley. Funded by English Department, Student Finance Committee and President Tom Gerety.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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1923Baby Jeff1923 publication with proverbs and various short writings. Included is list of students who attended prom as well as their dates and fraternity status. Single issue.Yearbookhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/21329245941/in/album-72157658068702210/
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19811982The Backbone FluteA publication that arose as a new outlet for creativity at Amherst, broadening the already existing base for writing and the arts. Submissions include poems, prose and graphics.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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1893The BatCited as being published to 'meet a demand in college literature' yet clearly distanced itself from mentioning subjects of college interest. Content varies from short stories infused with poetry. Boldly welcomed critics to voice their concerns yet also made it clear they would never respond.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19952001Capitol PagesPolitical journal first published in 1995, primarily focused on editorial and features pieces as well as polls of the student body. Originally released quarterly, although the schedule was inconsistent in later years. Note that Volume 9 was never published.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1988Chalk TalkA short single-issue newsletter created in response to controversial chalk markings part of a 1988 LGBT protest on-campus. Includes opinions for both sides of the chalkings, which included phallic symbols and slurs written by LGBT students themselves. Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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20012016CircusA literary magazine with a creative writing focus to feature the artistic talent of the Amherst student body. Examples of mediums included are: short stories, poems, paintings, comics, photography. Begun in 2001 as a semi-annual publication and still continues today. https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12115557_631216866981765_695128485537596847_n.jpg?oh=35f07ca6c0385546594e17ee503e63e0&oe=58033765https://issuu.com/amherstcircusLiterary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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19941995Citizen Poke Amhert's first illustrated satirical and humor magazine to appear on the web. Amherst started issuing the magazine in 1994. Originally published twice every month. Amherst College copies obtained from floppy disks of online content as online version is no longer available.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12331890424/in/album-72157640557987045/
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19771986Clarion: Writing at Amherst
Collections of poems and short stories accompanied by original illustrations, all penned by students. Originally released under title Writing at Amherst from 1977-1983, Clarion title added for the remainder of the 1984-1986 run.

Writing at Amherst --> Clarion: Writing at Amherst
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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1848The College Cucumber A humor and satire paper poking fun at campus life. Pieces submitted anonymously or under aliases.Humor/Satirehttps://amherstmuckrakedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/biddy-peteruvin-uvin-basic-bitmap-2-bitmap.png
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1847The College Dial?
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1938420College Story ClubMagazine containing three student stories. Single issue, dated April 20, 1938.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19511954ContextA magazine published by Sabrina once or twice a year in place of their monthly issues. Includes short stories, poems, illustrations, and opinion pieces written by students.

See: Sabrina
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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1937427Dime, “The Weakly Newsmagazine”Single issue published by Touchstone instead of its usual monthly issue.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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20152016Disorientation GuideA yearly magazine for first-year students intended as an alternative orientation guide. Essays are submitted by professors, alumni, and students. Also published on a Wordpress blog that includes more essays and suggested readings.https://amherstdisorientation.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/header-2.pnghttps://amherstdisorientation.wordpress.com/Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1878The Electric PenA hand-written semi-weekly publication “devoted to the interests of Dr. L. Sauveur’s Summer School of Languages at Amherst College.” Used the electric pen technology developed by Thomas Edison to print and duplicate documents. Content includes poems in multiple languages, college news (mostly campus lectures), Amherst Directory, and other prose. Begun and ceased publication in 1878; Vol. 1 No. 4-8, 10-12 are available in the archives. Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/6350425423/in/album-72157628142438314/
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19679Elephant and CastleLiterary magazine containing student-submitted poems and short stories. Contributors come from wide variety of college, co-editor Alan Webber is the only student from Amherst. Published September 1967.
Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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1963Experimental MagazineA once-published literary magazine created to expand the amount of material worth being read on campus by soliciting works through a writing competition, in which prizes were awarded to the top three. 169 pieces were sent in as submissions, and the 25 deemed most worthy were published.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19891990For Art's SakeArts publication released biannually from 1989-1990. Features opinion pieces, editorials, and reviews. Focuses on all forms of art including physical, digital, museum, architecture, musical and literary.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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20072011FrameA magazine strictly dedicated to showcasing student pieces of visual art in high quality print. Published once per semester. Sponsored by the Association of Amherst Students.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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1990FramesA single issue publication dedicated to Arwen O'Reilly (listed as one of the editors) and the study of film. Content includes film reviews, book reviews (about film) and opinion pieces on theatre and film culture. Submissions made by both Amherst College students and professors.News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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19932002A Further RoomPublished once per semester, this literary magazine featured prose, poetry, and visual art works by Amherst students, and conducted a series of writing workshops from which some of the submissions were drawn. Funded by the Student Finance Committee, The President’s Office, and the English Department.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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2015GaiaA student-run, student-written magazine dedicated to environmentalism at Amherst College and beyond. The themes range from climate change and dangers to the environment to a celebration of the earth as it is. The 'green magazine' has a variety of submissions such as essays, poems, photographs, artwork among others. Printed using neenah conservation digital 100% post-consumer waste paper.News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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194361944Gazette of Amherst CollegeA wartime replacement for the Amherst Student. Unlike the Amherst Student, the Gazette was funded directly by the college, curated by both students and administrators. Originally reserved for “straight news,” the paper would expand to include moderate editorials and cartoons. The Gazette was published weekly from June 1943 to 1944, with a varying page count. Replaced one year later by the Jeff.

The Amherst Student --> The Gazette of Amherst College --> The Jeff --> The Amherst Student
News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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20085Gender TroubleA magazine founded by Alyssa Ayden to spark a conversation about gender issues. It provides a platform for those who feel uncomfortable to talk about gender and gender identity on the Amherst campus to submit personal narratives and thought pieces anonymously.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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18831834The GuestEdited by a Literary Club, The Guest is a literary monthly publication featuring articles, essays, book reviews, and poetry. Published by J.S. & C. Adams in 1833-1834.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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20022005The HamsterSatirical student newspaper released from 2002-2005. Pieces satirize contemporary events, both at Amherst and around the world. Notable for its willingness to challenge all political views on the spectrum, motto is “Nothing is immune and nothing is sacred.”http://www3.amherst.edu/~hamster/Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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1932HeritageA bimonthly publication started to regain classical standards in pursuit of an ideal of cultural experience of the past 'upon which we can build the future.' Content includes articles, book reviews, poetry. Submissions were made by Amherst College students and beyond.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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18371840Horae CollegianaeA literary periodical published in 1837-1840 (three issues per semester), containing original student works including but not limited to poetry, sketches, essays, and short stories. Full text of work also available online at Google Books and at the Hathi Trust.https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008374601Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/6350425423/in/album-72157628142438314/
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1948Horn BookA collection of five student-authored short stories, as well as articles and poetry written by staff members. Single issue released in 1948.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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1979HumanitasJournal of student academic papers in efforts to foster intellectual discussion outside the classroom. Topics discussed range from politics to architecture to literature. Student-run with guidance from select staff members. Published Spring 1979.Academic Journalshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12091089455/in/album-72157651746214151/
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20122014IdentityCreated and distributed by the Multicultural Resource Centre (MRC), this publication contains anonymous submissions of Amherst College students, staff, faculty, and alumni. These pieces are uncensored autobiographical accounts of the experience of our community members, serving as a reminder of the huge index of our visible and invisible identities. http://identitymagazine.tumblr.com/Journals of Thoughthttps://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7676/17827588998_bd1c832ed7_b.jpg
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1981ImageA magazine aiming to provide quality newsfeatures publication to the Five College area, following the tradition of View, the former magazine of the Amherst Student. News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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1980In Other WordsFounded by the Amherst College Student Allocations Committee, this publication emphasizes in-depth studies of issues concerning the Amherst College community. Each issue includes a theme, and also contains sections for the arts, book reviews, analysis of current events and happenings in the valley. See a document of its history by George J. Shaker, Jr. in 1980 in Box 9. Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1991The IndependentA political publication to create an open forum designated for essays pertaining to domestic and foreign issues. Volume II is available in the collection.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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18481851The Indicator (1/2)Originally founded in 1848, The Indicator is a journal of social and political thought at Amherst College. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-indicator-2-2"> Resurrected in 1996, </a href> its primary mission is to provide a medium for discussion of local, national and international issues within the college community. It also features fiction, poetry, arts reviews, student art and cartoons, as well as a humor section.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19962016The Indicator (2/2)<a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-indicator-1-2"> Originally founded in 1848, </a href> The Indicator is a journal of social and political thought at Amherst College. Resurrected in 1996, its primary mission is to provide a medium for discussion of local, national and international issues within the college community. It also features fiction, poetry, arts reviews, student art and cartoons, as well as a humor section. http://theindicator.amherst.edu/index.php/Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19851986InsightA nonpartisan political journal that serves as a forum for political expression from all parts of the political spectrum. All submissions are required to follow the Amherst College’s Statement on Respect for Persons. Articles are written by students and professors. Vol. I nos 1, 2, and 4 are available in the archives.Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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2009The Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Law JournalAn academic law journal founded by Adam Scniderman and published twice in 2009. Scholarly essays were submitted by undergraduate colleges across the country. Dedicated to promoting an undergraduate scholarship in the field of law in the liberal arts.Academic Journalshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12091089455/in/album-72157651746214151/
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19651967IoInitially a four-college alternative literary magazine (co-editors: Richard Grossinger ‘66 and Linda Hough) with a strong opposition to conventional literary magazines, deemed to be “literarily exclusive,” “socially elitist and commercially oriented.” A series of anthologies combining literature, natural science, anthropology (etc.) into thematic issues. Intended to be a “long accumulating poem, or myth, created by those who read it,” as individual pieces were often working drafts. For more details, refer to “A History of Io 1964-1976” by Richard Grossinger (Box 10).Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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20122014It Happens HereSingle issue magazine about sexual violence at Amherst College. Contains different personal account by survivors of sexual violence and relationship abuse as well as different information on resources that survivors can turn to.https://ithappenshereamherst.wordpress.com/Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19441946The JeffReplaced the Amherst Student during the war years 1944-1946.

The Amherst Student --> The Gazette of Amherst College --> The Jeff --> The Amherst Student
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19124The KidderSingle-issue comedy publication written in April 1912. Contains witticisms, proverbs and poems.Humor/Satire
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19201936Lord JeffBimonthly collection of student-authored poems, short stories and comedy pieces. It would also evolve to include longer-running features and series of editorials. Includes original illustrations by students. Ran from 1920 to 1936.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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19881996Madness This??Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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1946The Medusa (1/2)A literary magazine started by James Merrill and William Buford in 1946. Includes a collection of articles and poems by students, professors, and outside writers. Only one volume was printed, until 2005 when a group of students revived it for <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-medusa-2-2"> a second volume. </a href>Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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2005The Medusa (2/2)A literary magazine started by James Merrill and William Buford in 1946. Includes a collection of articles and poems by students, professors, and outside writers. <a href="https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline3/latest/embed/index.html?source=1t-MZ2MN3dIMvZkBnWlToMf5Y1dkqe8rhD0HSUIgQ0KU&font=Default&lang=en&initial_zoom=2&timenav_height=700&hash_bookmark=true#event-the-medusa-1-2"> Only one volume was printed, </a href> until 2005 when a group of students revived it for a second volume. Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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20032006The MeredithA chronic humor magazine written by students and professors comprised of jokes, essays, poems, and illustrations. Submissions by students and professors and funded by Association of Amherst Students (AAS) and English Department. First volume has four different covers.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12331890424/in/album-72157640557987045/
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1988New MagA collection of poetry, prose and graphic art. Submissions made by Amherst students.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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2000The Offensive LineSingle issue publication containing photographs, short stories and poetry. Content a bit more eccentric than other literary magazines.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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19651974PaideiaTaking its name from Paideia, a Greek word for “culture” or “enlightenment,” this literary magazine hoped to provide a forum for scholarly conversation as well as a showcase for the intellectual activity of the college community. Started in 1965, it is picked up sporadically until 1974.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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20072008PepperA magazine of critical book reviews, a blend of both review and academic exploration. Published by students from 2007 to 2008Academic Journalshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12091089455/in/album-72157651746214151/
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1976Pinden NanchoA publication intended to serve as a showcase for unconventional modes of poetry and prose described as experimental, cryptic, 'bullshit'.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19761977The PointThe third world newspaper of the college community. Contains opinion pieces, interviews and articles about the third world and also an extension of the black experience at Amherst with a goal of enhancing the diversity of the educational atmosphere of the Amherst community. News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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19901991Points of ViewA magazine dedicated to provided an open forum for the expression and interchange of a variety of perspectives, particularly when it relates to identity. Most of the submissions are anonymous or a general description of the writer’s identity (E.g. Amherst Queer, Asian American woman). A letter was sent addressed to faculty, administrators, and staff from the editors along with a copy asking them to read the magazine. Journals of Thoughthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/17167907161/in/album-72157649665106204/
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19771978PolemicJournal of scholarly articles, fiction and poetry relating to the third world and people of color. Presented by a student group “The Point,” and published by the Executive Committee of Straight Ahead. Tagline: “The journal of the third world.”Academic Journalshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12091089455/in/album-72157651746214151/
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19821984Polyglossos The Amherst International Newsmagazine that published articles in different foreign languages such as French, Russian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish etc. Created to contribute to the international reputation of the college and be a reflection of contemporary America, a 'melting pot' of ethnicity.News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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19872006Prism A non-partisan opinions and literary magazine with different articles engaging in dialogue concerning problems within the Amherst community and the world.
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199910Pushkin WasSingle issue magazine of alternative student poetry and short stories. Works are unaccredited, October 1999. Named after Russian author Alexander Pushkin.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/16110004409/in/album-72157648003675523/
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19988R. Plumms’sA satirical magazine, jokingly referred to as “A Journal of Fine Living.” Includes comical book reviews, features and adverts. Single issue, published Autumn 1998.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12331890424/in/album-72157640557987045/
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1991The Rage (of Hadley Third District)A humor magazine mocking campus life as well as political issues (ex. American involvement in the Gulf War). Four undated issues.Humor/Satirehttps://amherstmuckrakedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/biddy-peteruvin-uvin-basic-bitmap-2-bitmap.png
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19972000Rare Avis Magazine celebrating the art of both students and local artists. Includes black and white prints as well as full color. News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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1995The Round File Single-issue literary newspaper published as an additional forum for all varieties of student writing.Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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18524The Scorpion A publication 'devoted to the interests of the sophomore class'. A humor newspaper filled with content mocking the freshman class as well as subtle jabs at the junior and senior class. Published and written by the sophomore class. Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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19562016ScrutinyScrutiny is a professor and course evaluation publication of Amherst academics published by the Amherst Student. Course descriptions were compiled from evaluations sent out to students. Was physically published from 1956-2003. Became web based after.https://www3.amherst.edu/~scrutiny/images/alternate-magnifying-glass.pnghttps://scrutiny.amherst.edu/News/Student Lifehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15062629731/in/album-72157635663868684/
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1918361918316Shrapnel Named after the weapon, this student publication accepted submissions that aimed to disturb and cut through tradition and prejudice. Discontinued after two issues, with a letter of apology from the founders J.M.M. and A.J.B., who stated that they did not mean to offend individuals but attack institutions.Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/12331890424/in/album-72157640557987045/
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1832518336The ShrineA monthly publication in competition with the Sprite. Contains short stories, poems, essays. Ends by providing prospectus of other literary publications such as the Boston Literary Magazine. Full text available online at the Hathi Trust.https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100534341Literary Magazineshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/15581149281/in/album-72157647890309466/
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1993The Smallpox Blanket A satirical publication. Tagline: 'Aw c'mon guys its just a blanket'Humor/Satirehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/8726700170/in/album-72157633448693705/
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