Shawna Chen '20 and Natalie De Rosa '21

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Accessibility Expert Speaks on Inclusivity in Technology

by Shawna Chen '20 and Natalie De Rosa '21, Editor-in-Chief and Managing News Editor || October 31 2018 || 148-8

Kyle Shachmut, the manager of digital accessibility at Harvard, spoke at the college about making digital content accessible to students with disabilities on Oct. 30.

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Admissions Scandal Highlights Wealth Disparities at Amherst

by Shawna Chen '20 and Natalie De Rosa '21, Editor-in-Chief and Managing News Editor || March 27 2019 || 148-18

Colleges and universities across the country were embroiled in scandal on March 12 when federal prosecutors disclosed charges against more than 50 people involved in a conspiracy to bribe college officials and inflate students’ test scores.

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College Admissions Scandal Provokes Questions About Athletics

by Shawna Chen '20 and Natalie De Rosa '21, Editor-in-Chief and Managing News Editor || April 10 2019 || 148-20

In light of Operation Varsity Blues and its fallout, The Student examines the implications of the scandal for Amherst College and its admissions practices. This week, we take a look at athletics.

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Legacy Admissions Scrutinized in Wake of Varsity Blues

by Shawna Chen '20 and Natalie De Rosa '21, Editor-in-Chief and Managing News Editor || April 17 2019 || 148-21

In the third part of its series examining inequalities in the aftermath of the college admissions scandal known as Operation Varsity Blues, The Student examines the history of legacy admissions at the college and the reflections of both legacy and non-legacy students attending the college today.