Professor of Philosophy Nishiten Shah moderated a conversation between Kwame Anthony Appiah and Adolph Reed Jr. in Johnson Chapel on Oct. 29. They discussed the extent to which reckoning with racial history is necessary for progress and whether the concept of race is a myth.
Brittney Nguyen '25
The college held its first in-person Family Day event in two years on Oct. 23. The outdoor celebration included various student performances, fall-themed New England food, pumpkin painting and a cozy evening around the campfire.
Leaders of the Amherst Asian Alumni Network (AAAN) met with members of the administration on Oct. 6 to discuss the open letter they published calling for A/P/A studies. The administration affirmed their support of pursuing an A/P/A studies major at the college.
Tim Song is a neuroscience and music double major. His thesis looks at how K-pop affects mental health and Asian American identity. His thesis advisor is Professor of Music Jeffers Engelhardt.