For the first time, students with housing accommodations will be able to enter Early Room Draw, an effort by the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Accessibility Services to allow students with accommodations enter Room Draw with friends, an option that was not previously available. The update was announced in an email on Feb. 14 from Director of Accessibility Services Jodi Foley to students previously using housing accommodations.

Imagine waking up one morning, walking into Val and seeing the new issue of The Amherst Student on the newspaper rack.

You grab a copy and start flipping through it. Much to your surprise, there’s a letter from the president saying that the college is shut down for the rest of the semester until he can make a final decision on whether women will be allowed to attend.

This is just one of the pranks journalist Jim Warren ’74 and his friends played during their time at Amherst as a part of the group they coined Rubber Chicken Enterprises.