Sports

Amherst Baseball Crowned NESCAC Champions

In spite of a depleted roster, the Amherst baseball team swept Tufts University to win the NESCAC championship, Ethan Samuels ’23 writes.

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News

Despite Mixed Val Experiences, Students Express Gratitude for Dining Accommodations During Covid

by || May 12, 2021

This story began, as so many things in this pandemic campus do, when a discussion in the on-campus student group chat spiraled into a spirited debate over dining options. Students sent a slew of complaints regarding flavor, lamenting the absence of things like plain pasta or waffle-makers, both of which Valentine Dining Hall (Val) had […]

News

College Announces Modifications to Fall Housing Due to Over-Enrollment

by || May 12, 2021

On Thursday, May 6, the college updated students on housing plans for the fall semester. Because the administration anticipates an over-enrollment of 170 students this fall, it is planning to make significant modifications to housing stock. The increased enrollment is due to the return of students who elected to take a gap year or leave […]

News

New Student Workers’ Union Demands Better for CAs

by || May 12, 2021

The Union of Student Workers at Amherst College (USWAC) announced its official launch and inaugural campaign this past week in response to dissatisfaction among Community Advisors (CAs) with the position description for next year, which seemed to add significant demands on their time without any change in compensation or additional benefit to residents. In an […]

Opinion

Community Advisor Applicants: Don’t Sign Contracts with Residential Life

by || May 12, 2021

The recently launched Union of Student Workers at Amherst College formalizes its demands and implores student workers not to cross the picket line.