AAS Voids Election, Disqualifies Ticket

On April 9, the Judiciary Council (JC) issued a decision on a complaint regarding the recent Association of Amherst Students (AAS) executive board (E-board) elections, deciding that certain candidates had spent money above the allotted expenditure cap.

Legacy Admissions Scrutinized in Wake of Varsity Blues

In the third part of its series examining inequalities in the aftermath of the college admissions scandal known as Operation Varsity Blues, The Student examines the history of legacy admissions at the college and the reflections of both legacy and non-legacy students attending the college today.

President Martin’s Email Addresses Recent College Controversies

A ruling by the Judiciary Council (JC) that sanctioned the Amherst College Republicans (ACR) for transphobic comments in their GroupMe incited public concern from members of the administration last week.

The Center for Diversity and Student Leadership Celebrates its Transition to Resource Center

The Center for diversity and Student Leadership (CDSL) hosted an event on Thursday, April 11 to celebrate the relaunch of its space from an office to a center.

"Has Anyone Been Censored?" Is the Wrong Question


Nishitem Shah, Professor of Philosophy, responds to Professor Umphrey's reflection on the CLD and suggests that the wrong questions are being asked in order to produce productive dialogue.

If I May: The State of Political Comedy


Columnist Jake May '19 reflects upon political comedy and the effect of "clapter" which takes away from genuine commentary.

Keywords in the Classroom


Jen Manion, Professor of History, reflects on the power of the classroom and encourages students to take advantage of this space, to ask questions, and think independently.

The Last Season of “Game of Thrones” Finally Premieres

The season eight premiere of “Game of Thrones” proved to be successful in setting up the storyline for the insanely popular show’s last season.

Thesis Project AWAKE Inspires Thoughtful Introspection

AWAKE, the collaborative thesis project by Lauren Thompson ’19 and Benjamin Kissinger '20E, provided individual viewers with an immersive experience for introspective meditation.

Klint Interrogates the Intersection of Science and Spirituality

Now on display at the Guggenheim, an exhibit of Hilma af Klint's abstract art work seeks to understand how the worlds of science and spirituality intersect.

A Quirky, Artistic Tribute to Community and Cardboard

For one afternoon, the performance art project Whoop Dee Doo transformed the attic of Fayerweather into a surrealist space where boxes can fall in love and ghosts can go missing.

Women’s Lacrosse Splits Contests against Conference Foes

Views From Sparrow's Nest: Tiger's Back!

Women’s Track and Field Dominates Weekend Meet