Volume 152 • Issue 24
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Monday, May 29, 2023
By Amelie Hastie
May 10, 2023
Professor of Film and Media Studies Amelie Hastie laments the discontinuation of free student tickets to Amherst Cinema and argues for the importance of local moviegoing.
By Catherine A. Sanderson
April 20, 2022
In a letter to the editor, Chair of Psychology Catherine Sanderson criticizes the new housing process, arguing that it only puts stress on close relationships in a time when students are most in need of social support.
By Willard M. Dix '77
October 27, 2021
In a letter to the editor, former Amherst College Associate Dean of Admissions Willard M. Dix ’77 supports the recently announced end of legacy preference at the college, but questions how the college intends to act in a “legacy-blind” way.
By Faculty of Amherst College
October 24, 2012
A group of faculty has written the following letter to the students of Amherst
College. For the full list of the 14 authors and 128 signatories, see below.
We are deeply saddened and upset by the recent disclosures of sexual misconduct
and violence at the College. It is not only that acts of sexual violence have
occurred that troubles us. It is the further injuries that students have
suffered after these acts that also concern us.
We are writing to express our deep support for all who have bee