Rebecca Picciotto

Rebecca Picciotto

Rebecca Picciotto is the Editor-in-Chief of The Student. She is in the Class of 2022 and is studying philosophy and math.

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Academic Dismissal Rates Reveal Persistent Racial, Socioeconomic Disparities and Institutional Bias

Dismissal from the college for either academic or disciplinary reasons is a roadblock — it slows down the college experience. At Amherst College, Black, Latinx, first-generation and low-income students experience that roadblock the most. On average, the rates of academic dismissal among Black, Latinx and first-generation students at the college are