Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Number of Articles: 10
First Article: September 22, 2021
Latest Article: November 9, 2022
By Sarah Weiner '24
November 9, 2022
The UMass Dance Department presented a reproduction of “Scheherazade,” featuring dancers from all Five Colleges. Assistant Arts and Living Editor ’24 Sarah Weiner recaps the performance, which put forth a strong commentary on gender and power.
October 28, 2022
Rabbi Joshua Stanton ’08 has built his life’s work around interfaith studies, cultivating community, and proposing the unasked question.
September 28, 2022
The Emily Dickinson Museum’s annual “Tell It Slant” Festival featured discussions and workshops led by acclaimed poets. Assistant Arts & Living Editor Sarah Weiner ’24 reviews one of the headlining events, “Poetry Isn’t Perfect: A Publication Panel with The Common.”
May 11, 2022
The Multicultural Student Union hosted Michelle Zauner of the pop band Japanese Breakfast in Johnson Chapel on May 4. Sarah Weiner ʼ24 recounts her wisdom and charm.
April 6, 2022
Sarah Weiner ʼ24 reports on two ongoing film festivals, the Ibero-American Hybrid Film Festival and the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, which feature global perspectives and often marginalized stories.
February 16, 2022
Sarah Weiner '24 shares her perspective on the proposed conversion of the Nicholls Biondi dance studio into a fitness center. Without a space to rehearse, Weiner argues that the Amherst dancers and RSOs that rely on the space would suffer incalculably without it.
December 9, 2021
Staff writer Sarah Weiner '24 reflects on last weekend's student-run performance of "Women and Wallace," which successfully combines humor with a difficult coming-of-age story and a series of impressive technical effects.
November 17, 2021
Abba's "Voyage" is the Swedish group's first album since 1981. Staff Writer Sarah Weiner '24 argues that it might also be the group's worst. Still, she finds a few songs that manage to stand out from the surrounding mess, retaining the groups signature high-energy style.
October 27, 2021
After a hiatus of more than a year and a half, how has Broadway changed? This week, staff writer Sarah Weiner '24 talked with Broadway stage manager Lisa Buxbaum about Covid precautions, calls for equity in the industry, and the future of Broadway.
September 22, 2021
With Val open again for indoor dining, a whole host of new culinary options are available to students. Staff Writer Sarah Weiner '24 gives her advice on everything from spicy mayo and mochas to microwaved desserts and the best breakfast sandwiches.