Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Karen Lee '25 and Eleanor Lee '25
May 4, 2022
Contributing writers Karen Lee ’25 and Eleanor Lee ’25 call for solidarity in the fight for A/P/A studies and against the erasure of the work of AAPI student activists.
By The Editorial Board
March 24, 2021
Last Wednesday, the Association of Amherst Students (AAS) issued a statement of
solidarity with Asian Americans in the Amherst College community following the
Atlanta spa shootings
[https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/us/atlanta-spa-shootings.html] on March 16.
This statement ended with a call for an independent major and department of
Asian and Pacific American Studies at the college, recognizing the role of
higher education in pushing back against harmful stereotypes at a societal