As President Martin reflected in one of her many emails, “close colloquy between faculty and students is Amherst’s signature. We are feeling the loss of one another’s presence, and we will continue to feel it for some time to come.” There is a certain frankness in these sentences
Camilo Toruno '21
The summer after his sophomore year, Hasegawa traveled to Catalina Island (as pictured) for a five-week geology program. It’s there that he nurtured his specific interests within geology. Photo Courtesy of Eric Hasegawa ’20. When speaking to Eric Hasegawa ’20, I was impressed by his steadiness and focus that
The start of spring training is an exciting time for baseball fans because there is plenty of optimism and hope for the upcoming season. This is especially true for me as a Yankees fan. After a strong 2019 season in which the Yankees finished first in the American League East
The NBA’s All-Star weekend brought to attention the increasing globalization of the game of basketball. This year, 19 international players took part in the weekend’s competitions: the Skills Challenge, the Three-Point Shooting Contest, the Dunk Contest, the Rising Stars game and the All-Star game. This set a record
It must be a hard time to be a Boston Red Sox fan. The troubles began with Alex Cora, the team’s manager for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Cora and the Red Sox recently parted ways because he was found to be implicated in the Astros’ cheating scandal during
This year’s Super Bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers was undeniably more engaging than last year’s low scoring dud between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. Both teams were likeable enough, with charismatic, young quarterbacks and engaging storylines behind them.
At the beginning of this past semester, I was not the biggest fan of the English class Arthur Pero ’19 and I shared. There seemed to be an underlying competition of who had the brightest idea, and this led to disjointed conversations about the texts we read. Nevertheless, as the