A group of alumni who were present for the 2015 Amherst Uprising, which shed light on the difficulties faced by students of color on campus, returned for a panel in the Powerhouse on Feb. 16 to discuss the lessons they drew from the Uprising and give advice to current students.
In a follow-up to an early 2021 article detailing state laws preventing transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports, Managing Sports Editor Liza Katz ’24 discusses the socio-political implications of those biases on sports through the lens of the recent Lia Thomas controversy.
While the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol will be remembered as a day of infamy in the United States, it will also be known as the day that Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler in her campaign in Georgia. Perhaps the most interesting reason for her loss is
In my last column, I discussed [https://amherststudent.com/article/symposium-frozen-texas-and-the-welfare-question] the rhetoric surrounding the Texas freeze, the relief going to Texas and Republican arguments about relief and redistributive government programs in general. I showed how the moral arguments of personal responsibility and pulling oneself up by the bootstraps are