Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
By Ethan Foster '25
April 6, 2022
The town of Amherst is set to break ground on a new affordable housing project, East Gables, this spring. The project is being built in response to the town’s lack of affordable housing.
By Karina Maciel '25
February 16, 2022
Following the Amherst Town Council’s June 2021 vote to establish a reparations fund for Black residents, the Town is implementing community engagement plans to develop a strategy through which the reparations will ultimately be distributed.
By Cole Graber-Mitchell '22
May 12, 2021
Amherst’s local public schools are in crisis. Due to declining enrollments,
Amherst Regional Public Schools [https://www.arps.org/] — a cooperative school
district that includes the towns of Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and Shutesbury— is
facing a $1.2 million budget cut
, a reduction that will lead