Ryan Yu '22

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New Program to Serve First-Gen Students

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || September 19 2018 || 148-3

As part of an ongoing effort to support traditionally marginalized communities on campus, a new initiative called the Meiklejohn Fellows Program was launched this semester.

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New Technologies Expand Pedagogies in the Classroom

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || October 3 2018 || 148-5

In a push for increased student engagement, some faculty members are embracing new technologies as a potential solution to problems with traditional methods of teaching.

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Thoughts on Theses: Elijah Koome

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || October 17 2018 || 148-6

Elijah Koome ’19 is an English and black studies double major. His senior thesis examines the memories of trauma portrayed in Kenyan literature. His advisor is professor of black studies and English Rhonda Cobham-Sander.

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Psychologist Speaks on Women Fleeing Gender-Based Violence

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || October 24 2018 || 148-7

Kim Baranowski, a humanitarian and clinical psychologist, spoke in Paino Lecture Hall on Oct. 16 about the psychological conditions of women fleeing gender-based violence. Her talk was sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement and the anthropology and sociology departments.

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HHS Memo Poses Threat to Transgender Students

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || October 31 2018 || 148-8

A leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which proposes legally defining gender as sex assigned at birth, has the potential to significantly affect the college and its student body.

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Novelist Finds Inspiration in Lived Experience

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || November 9 2018 || 148-9

Harlan Coben ’84 has attained enormous success in the literary world due to his creative flair and dedication to the craft.

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Proposed Title IX Changes May Affect Campus Policy

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || December 5 2018 || 148-11

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education released a set of proposed provisions that would regulate how schools comply with Title IX, the landmark civil rights law which prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding.

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Hampshire Students Raise Voices in Response to Crisis

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || February 12 2019 || 148-13

Many in the Hampshire community are still looking for answers from the school’s administration, accusing them of leading a deliberately opaque process in making these administrative decisions and violating the principles of shared governance on which Hampshire was founded.

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As Layoffs Loom, Hampshire Faculty and Staff Look to the Future

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || February 20 2019 || 148-14

Following announcements that the institution would not accept a full first-year class next fall, Hampshire College notified several of its staff members on Tuesday, Feb. 19 that they would be laid off in 60 days.

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Pathways Discontinued After Decline in Participation

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || February 27 2019 || 148-15

At the end of fall semester, the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning suspended its Pathways Mentorship Program, citing declining student engagement and the growth of other alumni-student initiatives.

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Science Center Experiences Electricity Outage

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || March 6 2019 || 148-16

On Feb. 27 at 7:15 p.m., the main transformer in the Science Center suffered a short circuit, causing a building-wide power disruption that lasted for just under one day.

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Free Menstrual Products to Be Distributed in Frost

by Ryan Yu '22, Managing News Editor || March 6 2019 || 148-16

Starting next week, the Association of Amherst Students (AAS) will begin piloting an initiative that provides free menstrual products to women’s and gender-neutral restrooms in Frost Library, in partnership with the Reproductive Justice Alliance (RJA) and the Student Health Educators (SHEs).