Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
News Section Editor
Number of Articles: 3
First Article: October 27, 2010
Latest Article: April 4, 2012
By June Pan '13
April 4, 2012
Hello. You may know that I’m studying abroad this semester and currently
traveling through Europe on spring break. You may not know that, for the past
two weeks, I’ve actually spent most of my time pondering the Amherst Association
of Students (AAS) E-Board Election instead.
Why? Because I care too much.
I worked as Senate Recording Secretary from Fall 2010 until this January, which
means that I attended every single Senate meeting during those 18 months,
meticulously minuting every last disc
November 3, 2010
What influenced your decision to teach here at Amherst?
It was pure coincidence. I had a friend who’s from Shutesbury, who recommended
that I apply for this job. I had never heard of Amherst College before, but the
job description was about gender and ethnicity in Latin America, which is very
much my area of interest, and it’s very rare to find this kind of job opening.
It fit my current interests, so that’s why I applied.
What classes will you be teaching during this academic year?
October 27, 2010
This discussion was the latest in the MRC’s Elephant in the Room Dialogues, a
continuing series of events designed to raise healthy intercultural dialogue
among students at the College by creating safe, open spaces in which such
dialogue can take place.
“As an institution, we often speak about the potential of using diversity as an
educational tool but find the means to do so to be less than what we’d like,”
said Andy Tew ’07, coordinator of the MRC. “The dialogues facilitate comfortable