Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Leo Kamin '25
December 7, 2022
The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) held an impeachment trial of AAS President Sirus Wheaton ’23 on Monday night. The Senate voted not to impeach Wheaton by a 19-12 vote. The hearing drew a massive student turnout and laid bare the tensions within AAS.
Having won the special election held on Dec. 1, Ankit Sayed ’24 will be inaugurated as AAS vice president next semester. The election encountered a number of problems, including balloting failures, the release of incorrect results, and a petition challenging the results that was deemed invalid.
By Aaron Holton '25
How do Amherst students engage in political discourse? In the first episode of The Student’s newest podcast, Aaron Holton ’25 discusses how political ideologies manifest on the Amherst campus with Isaiah Doble ’25.
By Zane Khiry '25
November 30, 2022
Those elite institutions that send their alumni into leadership positions in our country have a responsibility to educate truly civic-minded leaders, Zane Khiry ’25 argues.