Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, December 2, 2022
By Maddie Hahm '23
November 16, 2022
Studying abroad in Spain, contributing writer Maddie Hahm ’24 reconsiders the complex legacy of colonialism in el Día de la Hispanidad, arguing that normative judgments on Spain’s National Day are always culturally situated.
October 19, 2022
Contributing writer Maddie Hahm ’24 discusses her current experience studying abroad and what she wished she knew before going.
By Thomas Brodey '22
April 14, 2021
Dated April the Thirteenth, in the Year of our Lord Two Thousand and Twenty-One
While most Amherst students spend their semester tranquilly matriculating within
the warm embrace of these United States of America, I have been living abroad.
I’ve always wanted to dedicate a portion of my life to helping those needy
billions who live outside our borders, and the experience has been a revelation.
Although I have spent little more than two months abroad, already it feels like
two lifetimes. In my ti