The Association of Amherst Students introduces itself to new members of the community, soliciting feedback and community involvement in its current and upcoming projects.
Association of Amherst Students
On Monday, March 29, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety John Carter attended the public safety town hall [https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/aas/senate/aasminutes/spring-2021] hosted by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS). This meeting occurred on the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trial for
Earlier this year, Amherst College announced a new fundraising campaign titled “Promise: The Campaign for Amherst’s Third Century,” which pledges to raise $625 million for the college over the next five years. With this money, the college claims that it will focus on six unique goals, including improving science,
Recent years have seen several student-led attempts to encourage discussions on the place, contemporary relevance and inclusivity of our current unofficial mascot, Lord Jeffery Amherst. These conversations should continue. The college’s community has demonstrated a desire for a serious reconsideration of our mascot and we should not let past