The opinion section editors and editor-in-chief retract their decision to implement a new policy regarding Israel-Palestine op-eds but reiterate their commitment to use their power to prevent the further mass death of Palestinians.
Sam Spratford ’24
A new initiative providing all course materials to students at no up-front cost was announced to the faculty on Nov. 7. The materials will be distributed out of the former A.J. Hastings storefront, which the college plans to lease.
As Executive Director of the Big Hole Watershed Committee, Pedro Marques ’99 is building coalitions — and getting his hands dirty — to coax the Montana river valley back to life.
Managing News Editor Noor Rahman ’25, Editor-in-Chief Sam Spratford ’24, Contributing Writer Caden Stockwell ’25, and Staff Writer Cole Warren ’24 peel back the layers of silencing and dehumanization that have enabled Israel’s war crimes in Gaza.
The Writer's Guild of America's second longest strike ended after 148 days in late September. Editor-in-Chief Sam Spratford spoke to strike leader Claire Kiechel '09 and other Amherst alumni on why they picketed, what it accomplished, and what's next.
Val has made to-go cups less accessible in the hopes of reducing unnecessary waste. Some staff say it is part of a larger plan to phase out all plastic and paper materials.
The Downtown Amherst Block Party returned for its tenth anniversary, this time with the college as a major sponsor. The Student spoke with the organizers, vendors, and attendees who made this year's party the best-attended yet.