Amherst College

Amherst Colleges settles on mammoth mascot


Mammoths will be soon be stampeding into the Pioneer Valley, joining the Lyons, Pioneers and Minutemen. No, this isn’t a remake of the Wizard of Oz — Amherst College has announced that the Mammoth will be its new mascot.

Trump’s “locker room talk” criticized by Amherst College athletes


Senior David Lander of the Amherst College men’s soccer team made waves across the internet recently with a Huffington Post article that garnered over 39,000 shares on social media. The topic in question was “locker room talk,” a phrase presidential candidate Donald Trump used to dismiss his boasts about touching women without their consent in the 2005 videotape released by the Washington Post.