Student Stories Call For Climate Action

by Shawna Chen '20, Managing News Editor | 148-11

Nearly 200 people filtered in and out of Frost Library on Wednesday, Nov. 28 for “Student Voices from the Frontlines of Climate Change,” an event hosted by Students for Climate Action (SCA) and sponsored by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS).


Proposed Title IX Changes May Affect Campus Policy
by Ryan Yu '22, Staff Writer | 148-11

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education released a set of proposed provisions that would regulate how schools comply with Title IX, the landmark civil rights law which prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding.


Series Explores Labor Through a Gendered Lens
by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer | 148-11

A panel run by the student staff of the Women’s and Gender Center (WGC) met on Tuesday, Nov. 27 to discuss forms of work that are underrepresented or lacking from the discourse on equal representation of women as a part of their Labor Intensive Feminist Education series.


Thoughts on Theses: Kelsey Choi
by Allison Poussaint '22, Staff Writer | 148-11

Kelsey Choi ’19E is a Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought (LJST) major. Her thesis focuses on the South Korean civil court case on women who were forced into prostitution in camptowns. Her thesis advisor is LJST Professor Michaela Brangan.


Sylvia Rivera Floor Aims to Foster Community in First Year

by Zach Jonas '22, Staff Writer | 148-11

The Sylvia Rivera community hosted its floor launch party on Nov. 27 to celebrate its first year as a themed floor.


A Farewell From The Editor-in-Chief

by Isabel Tessier '19, Editor in Chief | 148-11

Editor-in-chief Isabel Tessier '19 reflects on her time at The Amherst Student and bids farewell to her fellow staff members.


In Honor of Amherst Uprising

by Diane Lee '19, Managing Opinion Editor | 148-11

A few days ago, I walked into Frost to start my homework for the night. As I walked through the doors, I was surprised to find myself remembering Amherst Uprising for the first time in a few years...


Let’s Talk Trash at Amherst

by Margot Lurie '21, Contributing Writer | 148-11

Although we don’t see the genetically modified corn that goes into our compostable Grab ‘n Go containers, or the mountains of our recycled plastic bottles exported to communities across the globe, we are implicated in these processes.


Paul Dano’s Directorial Debut in “Wildlife” Misses the Mark
by Julian Raiford '21, Staff Writer | 148-11

Paul Dano's directorial debut "Wildlife" is a disappointing, cookie-cutter indie film.


Earl Sweatshirt’s “Some Rap Songs” Shows Artistic Maturity
by Hugh Ford '20, Staff Writer | 148-11

In his first full-length release since 2010, Earl Sweatshirt poses thoughtful beats and illustrates deep maturity.


A Conversation with a Student on the Frontiers of Climate Change
by Kiera Alventosa '21, Contributing Writer | 148-11

In the wake of Nov. 28's Student Voices from the Frontiers of Climate Change event, Kiera Alventosa sits down with a student presenter to discuss the depth of his experiences with climate change in Miami Beach.


Installation Sparks Conversations on Diversity and Immigration

by Emmy Sohn '22, Contributing Writer | 148-11

As part of the Rotherwas Project 4, the Mead Art Museum is showcasing works by Yinka Shonibare MBE, facilitating discussion of migration and diversity.


Women’s Swim & Dive Bests Middlebury in Third Dual Meet

by Connor Haugh '21, Managing Sports Editor | 148-11


Women’s Basketball Rebounds After Loss With Dominant Road Victories

by Tyler Marshall '21, Staff Writer | 148-11


Mammoths Take Home a Win and a Tie After Pair of NESCAC Matchups

by Sarah Melanson '20, Staff Writer | 148-11