Members of a new UMass Amherst coalition were arrested after holding a sit-in at the administration building. They urged university divestment from companies funding the Israeli military at a press conference at East Hampshire District Court after their arraignments on Tuesday.
How do loaned books get from Frost Library and the other colleges into library users’ hands? The Student tracks the journey of a library book through the Five College Deliveries (FCD) system as it moves around the consortium.
The Academic Priorities Committee at Mount Holyoke has motioned to discontinue the college’s German and Russian language programs, citing material constraints. Students have mobilized against the proposal, and Amherst German and Russian faculty also worry that foreign language is being devalued.
After sizable decreases in enrollment resulting from financial implosion in 2019, Hampshire College enrolled a class of 275 first years this fall — the largest since 2018. The Student spoke to some Hampshire students about their recent experiences, and their cautious optimism about the future.