In the first of a three-lecture series, Dr. Ahmad Samih Khalidi, a Palestinian diplomat, analyzed the history of the conflict, from the birth of the Zionist movement to the 1993 Oslo Accords.
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Willow Delp ’26 reflects on Nex Benedict’s death and the recent rise in anti-LGBTQ+ hate across the United States.
Though Managing Opinion Editor Willow Delp ’26 plans to vote for Joe Biden in the upcoming election, they empathize with those who choose not to vote for him because of his support for Israel’s military campaign.
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.
Assistant Opinion Editor Willow Delp ’26 and the undersigned students call for the college to support the Massachusetts Endowment Tax Act as evidence of its commitment to equity.
In this edition of “Anti-Ableist Amherst,” Assistant Opinion Editor Willow Delp ’26 argues that accommodations, though important, are not enough to bring about disability justice at the college.
Derecka Purnell, a human rights lawyer and author, spoke at the first installation of the “Freedom Talks” lecture series. She discussed police abolition, her personal experiences with police officers, and the role of relationships in organizing.