Chris Tun ’25 sits down with members of the Amherst community to discuss their anxieties and aspirations on The Student’s newest podcast.
Contributing writer Gabe Proia ’25 draws from his own experiences to explain how the capitalistic ethic of productivity perpetuates today’s mental health crises.
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.
On Monday, March 29, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety John Carter attended the public safety town hall [https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/aas/senate/aasminutes/spring-2021] hosted by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS). This meeting occurred on the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trial for
When the Editorial Board brainstormed this week’s editorial, we initially considered writing about the lessons of pandemic. Like others, we had been seduced by recent rhetoric in politics [https://www.mlive.com/politics/2021/02/in-michigan-biden-says-end-of-coronavirus-pandemic-will-come-when-americans-take-vaccine.html] and the media [https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2021/02/26/
To contain the rapid-fire spread of the coronavirus in the fall and spring semesters, the college imposed strict Covid-19 precautionary measures and testing protocols. Perhaps the most complex problem that the college has faced, however, is how to respond to positive Covid-19 test results from on-campus students. For this, the
Although the counseling center cannot offer services to out-of-state students, it still offers counseling for on-campus students and students in Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of Emma Swislow ’20.Throughout the year, the college has grappled with the difficulties of serving the needs of a student body that is scattered across the