In a close vote, the AAS Senate approved the purchase of sweatshirts for senators at their weekly meeting on Dec. 6. Senators’ debate over the purchase went beyond its constitutionality to questions surrounding ethical uses of student funds and appropriate compensation of senators.
Editor-in-chief Rebecca Picciotto '22 reflects on her year at the helm of The Student with all of its highs and very real lows. In her last issue of The Student, she bids goodbye to a job that has challenged her sleep schedule but enriched her Amherst career.
From the stage to the screen, Amy Stevens Hammond ’92 has found a home behind the scenes, working tirelessly to bring stories to life.
President Martin sent out an email update on the college’s anti-racism work, initially launched by the Anti-Racism Action Plan of August 2020. Students have felt that, though the college has made some tangible changes, the updates seem to rely on unsubstantial committee work and shallow promises.
Definitive evidence of roofies on campus has yet to be found. Nonetheless, the potential presence of date rape drugs continues to loom on students’ minds and have prompted broader concerns over the administration’s response to reports of sexual misconduct on campus.
Rumors and reports of possible "roofies" incidents have circulated around campus over the past two weeks, causing worries among students about safety at social gatherings. Students and administration have responded with tentative caution to the drug’s potential presence on campus.
Yom Kippur services taking place in the Powerhouse on Sept. 16 were interrupted by a CSO because of miscommunication with the DQ over the booking of the space. The incident prompted alarm among students over the role ACPD played in it.