Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Andrew Rosin '25
November 16, 2022
Host Andrew Rosin ’25 discusses everything related to the Amherst College Board of Trustees with the board’s chairman, Andy Nussbaum ’85, and two of the trustees, Paul Smith ’78 and Shirley Tilghman.
By Sam Spratford '24 and Juli Keiper '26
November 9, 2022
Despite a long tradition of labor organizing, Amherst is not unionized in any capacity. Juli Keiper ’26 Sam Spratford ’24 talk to key organizers to tease out the past challenges and future plans of the college's labor movements.
September 28, 2022
If Amherst boasts a 93 percent graduation rate, then what are the stories of the forgotten 7 percent? Through the voices of transfer students — that is, students who transferred away from Amherst — we begin to answer this question.
By Sam Spratford
September 7, 2022
What exactly does a career in public service entail? How and why do Amherst grads fail or succeed in entering the field? All these questions, and more, on this semester opener.
April 20, 2022
In 2020, 1/5 of Amherst College graduates went on to work in the finance
industry; the next-highest number of grads — only 11% — went into consulting. In
other words, finance is far and away the most appealing industry to Amherst
students. At a school with such diverse opportunities, and which purports itself
to be a progressive institution, why does there seem to be an
Amherst-to-Wall-Street pipeline? What are the real reasons why so many Amherst
students flock to the world of finance? On this
October 7, 2021
"Terras Irradient" is dedicated to telling the stories of Amherst's shortcomings
and the unkept promises of the Amherst experience.
In this debut episode, we discuss the enforcement and punishment processes of
Covid-19 restrictions and other regulations placed on the student body. To shine
a light on alternative judicial models, we interviewed a Reed College student.
Should Amherst adopt these principles of justice to give the student body more
Hosted by Conner Glynn '24 and Karen Le