Amherst to Go Half-Solar by 2019
Amherst, along with Bowdoin, Hampshire, Smith and Williams, has formed the New England College Renewable Partnership, a collaborative contract to purchase solar electricity from a solar farm in Farmington, Maine.
Poetry Festival Celebrates the Artistic Legacy of Emily Dickinson
Typically quiet and deserted, the yard of Emily Dickinson’s house surged to life on Saturday night, as students, professors and townspeople alike flocked to the historic site for an evening of poetry and music.
Paak and Lamar Collaborate Seamlessly on New Single “Tints”
With such a surge in new music this fall, it's easy for songs to fall through the cracks, but Anderson. Paak's recently released single, "Tints", deserves to be recognized among the din.
Curator Pursues Passion for Objects of the Past
Inspired by an Amherst class on material culture, Tara Gleason Chicirda ’94 has sought to learn about history through objects.
John Kasich Calls for Unity in Talk
Barely a month out of public office, former Ohio governor and 2016 presidential candidate John Kasich arrived at the college to give a talk on Feb. 7.
The Internet Outage: A Lesson in Vulnerability
Managing Arts and Living Editor Olivia Gieger '21 reflects upon our campus' internet outage and our overdependence on the web.
“Shrill” Gives Us a Polished, Pink Celebration of Real Life
Managing Arts and Living Editor Olivia Gieger '21 celebrates the genuine reliability and visual treat of Hulu's new series "Shrill".
A Reflection on Jeff Sessions' Visit
Managing Arts and Living Editor Olivia Gieger '21 thoughtfully reflects on how to react to Jeff Sessions' visit to campus despite having diametrically opposing values.
“If You Want to Act, Understand the Stage”
Yixin “Arthur” Xiao embodies a love for the liberal arts, with accomplishments in physics and a fascination with the humanities.