The Amherst men’s golf team placed first out of 17 teams this weekend to open the spring season at the two-day Westport Hampton Inn Invitational. After scoring 320 on day one, the Jeffs trailed Endicott and Salem St. by just three strokes.

“We felt confident going into the final round and knew that we had a good chance of winning the tournament,” Liam Fine ’17 said.

The Amherst women’s lacrosse team improved to 12-0 overall and 8-0 in the NESCAC with three victories over Conn. College, 17th-ranked Tufts and Skidmore, respectively. With these wins, the team’s unbeaten record now is the longest unbeaten streak in team history.

On Saturday, April 12, the Jeffs took on the Jumbos for their Senior Day matchup.

“Our seniors are leading the way on all fronts, and I am just trying to stay out of the way and guide this determined and talented team in the right direction each game,” head coach Chris Paradis said.

The Amherst track & field teams were the only Div. III teams competing at the UMass Invitational this past Saturday, where the women placed eighth out of 11 teams and the men took seventh.

The women were led by senior, NESCAC Performer of the Week, Naomi Bates, who finished first in the 200m dash and third in the 100m. Bates was joined in the 100m by teammate Karen Blake ’17 who finished fourth.

Six days after a complaint about campaign expenditures forced the Association of Amherst Students to delay the release of executive board election results, the Judiciary Council has voted to dismiss the complaint and uphold the results of last Tuesday’s runoff election. Amani Ahmed ’15 has been elected president, and Juan Gabriel Delgado Montes ’16 has been elected vice president for the 2014-15 academic year.

Yasmina Martin is a senior majoring in Black Studies. Her thesis focuses on representations of white masculinity in South African literature. Her thesis advisor is Professor of Black Studies and English Rhonda Cobham-Sander.

The faculty braved the elements last night to convene in the Red Room for their monthly faculty meeting, which included — among many other things — discussions of the position of the Provost, a presentation from Professor Amrita Basu regarding the Strategic Planning Committee for the Internationalization of Liberal Arts Education and an update on the process of book removal in order to accommodate the construction of the Humanities Center in Frost.

Women of color from the Amherst College community gathered April 13 in the Lord Jeffery Inn to share, reflect and consider questions of success, career and work-life balance. Sunday’s event was the College’s second annual dialogue centered around women of color in the workplace.

Rachael Abernethy ’16 worked with staff members Christina Ramos of the Career Center, Mariana Cruz of the Multicultural Resource Center, Danielle Hussey of the Women’s and Gender Center and Class of 2015 Dean Charri Boykin-East to plan the event.