Jennifer Egan Shines Light on Historical Fiction

Award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan spoke at the college on Friday, March 1 as part of the fourth annual LitFest.

ResLife Announces Change in Suite Selection Process

The Office of Residential Life announced on Feb. 20 that it has implemented a separate selection process for all suites on campus, removing these rooms from the general selection process, as well as changes to the way accommodations factor into room selection.

Free Menstrual Products to Be Distributed in Frost

Starting next week, the Association of Amherst Students (AAS) will begin piloting an initiative that provides free menstrual products to women’s and gender-neutral restrooms in Frost Library, in partnership with the Reproductive Justice Alliance (RJA) and the Student Health Educators (SHEs).

Science Center Experiences Electricity Outage

On Feb. 27 at 7:15 p.m., the main transformer in the Science Center suffered a short circuit, causing a building-wide power disruption that lasted for just under one day.

Combating AAS Apathy


The Editorial Board urges students and the AAS to work on increasing accessibility to the rules of the Budgetary Committee so that every student has equal access the discretionary fund.

If I May: "Crashing" Should be Cancelled


In his weekly column, Jake May '19 delves into the many flaws he finds in the HBO show "Crashing" and expresses his steadfast belief that it should be cancelled.

Juliana v. United States: Changing the Legal System


Managing Opinion Editor Camilo Toruno '21 reflects upon the U.S. Supreme Court case Juliana v. United States and offers a way in which environmental law can be taken one step further.

Students Perform in Fourth Annual Spoken Word Slam

LitFest's fourth annual Spoken Word Slam took place at the Powerhouse last Wednesday.

Solange’s “When I Get Home” Interrogates the Individual

Solange's recent album indicates her maturity and continued growth as a young artist.

Four Ways to Cope with a Winter That Never Seems to End

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can cause symptoms of depression during dark winter months, but there are campus resources that can help when we're feeling down.

Master Classes Let Students to Delve into Creative Writing

Master classes at LitFest gave students the opportunity to work closely with renowned authors.

Women’s Basketball Advances to Sweet Sixteen

Men’s Hockey Defeated After Epic Semifinal Win