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Living Off Campus in Amherst


It is interesting to have occupied both spaces. I feel like when I was at Amherst College, I was in a bubble because it was just comfortable to be; I’ve never even known some of the other bus routes because I only used those for the Five Colleges. After graduating, I lived off campus for the first time and an entire new side of Amherst came alive for me. I didn’t know we had such a big immigrant population at Amherst, which is fascinating because being in college you never get exposed to the community unless you go out looking for it. I guess for me I am looking forward to connecting more with different parts of the town and community at large, and since I am working at Amherst College now, potentially encouraging students to do the same in their four years because that is really what makes Amherst a beautiful place.

Earlier Event: November 14
Empowerment Through Disability
Later Event: December 4
Being a Proud Parent & a Pet Lover