“Don’t drop the beet!” Farmer Pete reminded the Women’s Cross Country team, two years ago, as we literally harvested beets on our volunteer day. People near him laughed a little, and smiled, genuinely enjoying an early autumn Sunday morning spent working on the farm. He made more vegetable jokes — I think one including Lady Gaga, and one involving a turnip — but the minutiae are lost on me now.

The Amherst women’s track and field team finished with 19 points to place 10th in the 11-team field at the NESCAC championship at the college.

Senior Victoria Hensley tabbed a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter race with a time of 57.81 seconds.

The purple and white demonstrated success in the field events with Becki Golia ’18 finishing third in the high jump with a mark of 1.63m. This mark improved upon her previous career best of 1.62m.

This past weekend, the men’s golf team traveled to the Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury, Vermont to compete in the NESCAC championship. As the tournament came to a close, the purple and white clinched the third-place position trailing behind Middlebury and Trinity.

The sixth season of “Game of Thrones” is the first in the series to not feature content from George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire,” series and it has dazzled audiences, exciting book readers and show watchers alike with the first two episodes.

Before you read any further, know that this review will be spoiler-heavy. If you are not caught up, I advise you not to read ahead. You will have a more enjoyable watching experience if you are caught up. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some!!” is about a group of college athlete bros attending six parties over the course of three days before classes begin. It is as if the high school students in Linklater’s comedy gold “Dazed and Confused” are now in college, and is probably the best movie I’ve seen in 2016 so far.

This year’s Studio Honors Exhibition launched with a gallery opening on April 26. The Exhibition, being held in the Eli Marsh Gallery in Fayerweather Hall, features the thesis work of several senior art majors, including pieces by Tess Banta ’16 and Zoe Vayer ’16.

On Saturday, April 20, Amherst traveled to Williamstown, Massachusetts to take on No. 9 ranked Williams. The purple and white put up an admirable fight, but ended up suffering a heartbreaking 5-4 loss at the hands of their archrivals.
The purple and white put on a promising performance on the singles courts, winning three of six after picking up victories on courts two, three and four.

On the number two singles court, first-year Zach Bessette outlasted his opponent in three sets (6-3, 6-7(0-3), 6-0) in order to earn a victory for the purple and white.