Months after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning the legality of affirmative action, Staff Writers Dohyeon Kim ’26 and Nathan Lee ’26 spoke with President Michael Elliott and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Matthew McGann about how the college is adapting its admissions process.
In the second installment of “Amherst For All,” Columnists Zane Khiry ’25 and Tim Carroll ’25 examine the socioeconomically inequitable aspects of Amherst’s admissions policy and consider why they are important to rectify.
In the debut of “Amherst for All,” Columnists Tim Carroll ’25 and Zane Khiry ’25 call on the college to reckon with the socioeconomic inequities of admissions.
Faculty Athletic Representative Leah Schmalzbauer and Faculty Liason to Men’s Soccer Christopher Durr defend the value of athletics and the work that the department has done to achieve diversity goals in a letter to the editor.
Staff Writer Zane Khiry ’25 reflects on the uneven distribution of affirmative action’s benefits and questions its efficacy in bringing about racial uplift.
The Editorial Board advocates for the college to rethink the ways it approaches diversity on campus, post-affirmative action.
This summer, the Supreme Court ruled that colleges can no longer practice race-conscious admissions. Amherst is grappling with the decision’s implications, which could result in lower racial diversity among future classes.