The Amherst College women’s outdoor track and field team finished fourth of seven teams in the Tufts Sunshine Classic last Saturday, April 23.

The Amherst women excelled in the sprint events this week, with Abbey Asare-Bediako ’18 sprinting to a fifth-place finish with a time of 13.42 in the 200-meter dash, while Louise Atadja ’16 finished sixth with a time of 13.61.

Amherst women’s lacrosse team had a perfect record this past week, going 2-0 against their respectable Mount Holyoke and Williams opponents. The purple and white currently hold the No. 8 ranking nationally with an overall record of 11-2 while they prepare for their last regular season game away against Trinity on Wednesday, April 27.

The Amherst men’s outdoor track and field team finished fourth in the Tufts Sunshine Classic last weekend at Tufts with a score of 52 points.

In the sprint events, Aziz Khan ’18 finished sixth in the 200-meter dash, with a time of 22.84 to earn three points for Amherst.

Brent Harrison ’16 took fourth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.22 for the purple and white.

First-year hurdler Maxim Doiron raced to a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:00.37.

It was an action packed week for the Amherst men’s golf team. The team hosted the Little Three Championship this past Wednesday, April 20 and then traveled to Williamstown, Massachusetts for the weekend to compete at the Williams Spring Invitational.

The softball team’s week included two strong wins, but it was marred by a few frustrating losses. The purple and white split their Wednesday double-header with a strong Keene State University team and lost two games in a series of three against NESCAC rival Williams.

Flywheel Arts Collective hosted the annual Pioneer Valley Zine Fest on Tuesday, April 19. The event was a part of the Easthampton Bookfest, and it was free and run by a volunteer-based collective whose mission is to “build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit,” as stated on their website. Zine Fest hosted thirty vendors that sold a diverse array of zines and comics.

Following his suspension from Jones College Prep High School in 2011 for marijuana possession, high schooler Chancelor Bennett put out his first mixtape, “10 Day,” and began to take his aspirations of becoming a musician seriously. In 2013, he broke through the music scene with “Acid Rap,” and since then has been working on collaborations with multiple artists, never quite settling down to work on a solo project. When he announced that his new mixtape would be dropping in the month of April, I honestly told people that the news cured my depression.