SPORTS

Volleyball Advances to NESCAC Finals But Loses to Bowdoin in Four Sets

by Dan Papa ’20, Staff Writer | 148-9

This past weekend, the third-seeded Amherst volleyball team came up just short in its quest for the program’s first NESCAC tournament crown in over a decade, falling to top-seeded tournament host Bowdoin, 3-1, in the final...

NEWS

Journalist Serves the World With His Words
by Shawna Chen '20, Managing News Editor | 148-9

A powerful storyteller and compassionate reporter, Scott Wilson ’88 pushes boundaries no matter where he goes.

NEWS

Novelist Finds Inspiration in Lived Experience
by Ryan Yu '22, Staff Writer | 148-9

Harlan Coben ’84 has attained enormous success in the literary world due to his creative flair and dedication to the craft.

NEWS

Actor, Model and Programmer Breaks Barriers
by Emma Swislow '20, Managing News Editor | 148-9

Lyndsey Scott ’06 has made a name for herself across various industries, despite the many people who told her it was impossible.

NEWS

Pastor Brings Together Faith and Community

by Natalie De Rosa '21, Managing News Editor | 148-9

Jean-Luc Charles ’94 channels his love for people through his faith and commitment to building community justice.

OPINION

Let’s Stay Angry


by The Editorial Board, The Amherst Student | 148-8

The Editorial Board urges the Amherst community to be wary of “outrage fatigue”. It is important that we continue to not only read the news, but also care with the same intensity and determination for change that many of us felt in the wake of the 2016 election.

OPINION

Unsolicited Advice: Making the Most of Amherst This Fall


by Lisa Zheutlin '21, | 148-8

I want to non-facetiously spread some positive vibes and give advice about how to generally improve your (and hopefully, in the process, my own) outlook on Amherst at this point in the semester.

OPINION

Red Sox: Enjoy the Victory, but Leave New York Out of It


by Camilo Toruno '21, Contributing Writer | 148-8

New England, this is simply a reminder that there is no need to include New York in your celebrations. We get it, we’re pretty great, but sports bring us enough joy as is without feeding off of a petty inferiority complex.

ARTS AND LIVING

Artist Megan Smith Leads "Queering Reproductive Justice" Event
by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer | 148-8

On Oct. 26, artist Megan Smith visited the Mead to share the ways they have fought for reproductive justice through art and how students can do the same.

ARTS AND LIVING

Harlem Renaissance Celebrates Black Culture and Hollywood
by DeLyna Hadgu '21, | 148-8

Over Family Weekend, the Black Student Union celebrated its annual Harlem Renaissance event through an evening of music and art.

ARTS AND LIVING

Amherst Cinema Screens Works of French Filmmaker Agnes Varda
by Youngkwang Shin '19, Staff Writer | 148-8

Amherst Cinema is screening works of renowned French film director Agnes Varda.

ARTS AND LIVING

Quavo’s First Solo Album “Quavo Huncho” Signals Future Success

by Jack Klein '20, Staff Writer | 148-8

Migos star Quavo released his first solo album, creating a strong work that is still not as strong as the work of Migos as a whole.

SPORTS

Women’s Soccer Loses in NESCAC Semis to Middlebury on Penalties


by Nat De Jonge '21, Staff Writer | 148-9

From the opening to the final whistle, the two teams battled temperatures in the low 40s and gusts of wind over 20 miles per hour. Through regulation and overtime the two teams remained deadlocked with one goal apiece. Middlebury eventually prevailed in the following sudden death penalty shootout.

SPORTS

Men’s Soccer Falls to Colby, 3-1, in NESCAC Semifinal Matchup


by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor | 148-9

SPORTS

Football Loses Perfect Record And Puts Title Hopes in Jeopardy


by Matthew Sparrow '21, Staff Writer | 148-9