Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: January 29, 2014
Latest Article: August 28, 2014
By Emmett Knowlton '15
August 28, 2014
AAS: The Association of Amherst Students; specializing in election scandals,
infighting, obscure bylaws and referendums.
A capella: The best way to kill many, many hours with your parents during
AC Voice: Polemical online-only publication; favorite topics include bathrooms,
Keefe Campus Center, privilege.
AmCo: Abbreviation of Amherst Coffee, home to English and philosophy majors.
[q.v. David Foster Wallace ’84]
“Amherst Awkward”: One of two ill-defined and alliterative ca
January 29, 2014
Since returning from abroad, I’ve found myself picking up on all sorts of new
and different phenomena at Amherst that didn’t exist last May. We have a
musically maniacal Provost and a Dean of Faculty without Einstein hair; Frost
Cafe’s serving iced coffee in a Polar Vortex and Val’s ditched the Jamaican Jerk
for, of all things, Turkey Burgers. Even Keefe has spiffy (well, spiffy-ish) new
lights and circular couches. I got an email about a package last week as I
checked online the status of the l