Olivia Gieger '21

NEWS

Amherst to Go Half-Solar by 2019

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || August 29 2018 || 148-1

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.

ARTS AND LIVING

Poetry Festival Celebrates the Artistic Legacy of Emily Dickinson

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || September 26 2018 || 148-4

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.

ARTS AND LIVING

Paak and Lamar Collaborate Seamlessly on New Single “Tints”

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || October 24 2018 || 148-7

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.

NEWS

Curator Pursues Passion for Objects of the Past

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || November 9 2018 || 148-9

Inspired by an Amherst class on material culture, Tara Gleason Chicirda ’94 has sought to learn about history through objects.

NEWS

John Kasich Calls for Unity in Talk

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || February 12 2019 || 148-13

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.

OPINION

The Internet Outage: A Lesson in Vulnerability

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Managing Arts and Living Editor Olivia Gieger '21 reflects upon our campus' internet outage and our overdependence on the web.

ARTS AND LIVING

“Shrill” Gives Us a Polished, Pink Celebration of Real Life

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || March 20 2019 || 148-17

Managing Arts and Living Editor Olivia Gieger '21 celebrates the genuine reliability and visual treat of Hulu's new series "Shrill".

OPINION

A Reflection on Jeff Sessions' Visit

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || April 24 2019 || 148-22

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.

NEWS

“If You Want to Act, Understand the Stage”

by Olivia Gieger '21, Managing Arts and Living Editor || May 23 2019 || 148-22

Yixin “Arthur” Xiao embodies a love for the liberal arts, with accomplishments in physics and a fascination with the humanities.