What does the Board of Trustees do? If you can’t answer this question, you’re likely not alone. On this episode of Terras Irradient, Andrew Rosin ’25 is joined by three members of Amherst College’s Board of Trustees to break down their role on campus. From their power over the wages of Valentine Dining Hall Employees, to the political makeup of the board, Rosin attempts to disentangle what exactly the Board does, and how we can create a future where the Board isn’t so mysterious to students.
Host Aaron Holton ’25 is joined by Managing News Editor Leo Kamin ’25 to discuss the role of bias in the American judicial system and the ways in which the Supreme Court is an inherently political institution.
Chris Tun ’25 sits down with members of the Amherst community to discuss their anxieties and aspirations on The Student’s newest podcast.
All college departments and divisions have been asked to cut their budgets by 15 percent for the 2024 fiscal year in the wake of a decrease in the college’s endowment.