Dorm common rooms across campus were refurbished during the last week of August. Though many previous pieces of furniture had become dilapidated, students described being underwhelmed by the new furniture.
Noor Rahman '25
The class of 2027 has a record number of first generation college students. While administration and staff endeavor to provide them with a variety of resources, students report being underinformed.
Known by peers for her excellence and composure, Owais is leaving Amherst having integrated a solid sense of identity — from her long-time love of the health sciences and a newfound interest in economics, to her roots as a Pakistani immigrant.
The college held its annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition on May 4. Topics ranged from the role of zinc in space travel-related aging to the unfulfilled promises of America's founding, and awards were given for first place, runner-up, and people’s choice.
The college ended its agreement with Amherst Cinema to provide students with free movie tickets amid college-wide budget cuts.
Actor John Cho came to speak in Johnson Chapel on Monday, April 24. The “Harold & Kumar” star discussed his career while being a Korean American, the proliferation of Asian stereotypes, and the evolving role of Asian Americans in cinema.
The Academic Priorities Committee at Mount Holyoke has motioned to discontinue the college’s German and Russian language programs, citing material constraints. Students have mobilized against the proposal, and Amherst German and Russian faculty also worry that foreign language is being devalued.