From Earth to the International Space Station to Book and Plow Farm: How Assistant Professor of Art Lucia Monge sent 75 Peruvian potato seeds on a grand voyage.
In the debut of “Student Squared,” Managing Features Editor Eleanor Walsh ’25 interviews a student from a list randomly generated by Associate Dean of Students Scott Howard.
Managing News Editor Leo Kamin ’25 explores the fraught and foreboding college life of legendary alum Robert Morgenthau ’41, a Jewish student who went on to serve as Manhattan’s longest-serving district attorney.
This week in Old News, Managing Features Editor Sonia Chajet Wides ’25 takes a look at how national issues like integration and McCarthyism came up on campus in 1957.
Contributing Writer Stormie King ’25 recounts the extensive and peculiar history of Amherst College’s South Hall based on her archival research in the Department of Art and the History of Art.
Caelen McQuilkin ’24E is majoring in American Studies and English. In her thesis, she takes a deep dive into her home town of Lee Vining, California. Through over forty interviews with residents of the area, Caelen explores the process of documenting and sharing stories.
In this week’s Old News, Managing Features Editor Sonia Chajet Wides ’25 sums up a 1988 edition of The Amherst Student — a time of new meal plans, record-breaking diversity rates, and purple ice cream — showing how an ’80s Amherst is different (and strikingly similar) to the school we know today.