The second faculty meeting of the school year took place Tuesday, Nov. 5 in the red room. The meeting focused on updating the faculty concerning developing debates occurring on campus and featured a presentation by Chief Financial Officer Kevin Weinman on the College’s current financial situation.

Field hockey had an impressive week, closing out their regular season winning streak at twelve games and defeating Wesleyan in the NESCAC Quarterfinals.

The team travelled to Trinity to close out regular season play. The series has always been close knit when the Jeffs take on the Bantams.

The 3-2 decision of this game marked the ninth consecutive time the two have been separated by a single goal.

The offense of the No. 1-ranked Amherst Men’s Soccer team was firing on all cylinders in two victories over the past week, as the Jeffs scored a total of eight goals and pushed their unbeaten streak to 35 games.

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Jeffs finished the regular season in style with a 4-0 victory over Trinity, followed by a strong second half performance against Hamilton that carried Amherst to a 4-1 victory in the NESCAC Quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 2.

On Sept. 20, first-years were expected to attend the first of a series of events known as “Extended Orientation.” But, out of the 466 members of the Class of 2017, a few dozen attended, according to a mass e-mail sent out by Dean of New Students Patricia O’Hara.

Starting this week, Valentine Dining Hall is offering a new option for students interested in expanding their social circle. On Tuesday, the Student Health Educators launched the Valentine “social cup” initiative, which encourages students to use blue cups during meals to signal that they are open to sitting with people they don’t know.

Q: Tell us about your early life and athletic background.
A: I grew up in Rochester, N.Y. and went to an all boys Catholic high school that actually went co-ed while I was there.
High school is where I really got into the game of football, but also the pageantry. We had great football tradition, and the sport was very important to the school.

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