Arts & Living

By Hannah Krueger '17   |   Issue 144-20
In a 2013 Rolling Stone interview, keyboardist Ben Lovett announced, “There won’t be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future,” signaling the end of the band’s four year monopoly on the folk rock industry. ...Read More
By Alexandra James '16   |   Issue 144-20
Pumpkins, lizards, mice and a tattered dress are the main ingredients to a magical night with a prince — with the help of a fairy godmother, that is. The classic European folktale “Cinderella” has been told, written and filmed for ages....Read More
By Sophie Currin '17   |   Issue 144-20
A few days before spring break began, I found myself taking some time out of the busy week to hike through the light rain to Amherst Books for the evening....Read More
By Elias Baez ’15   |   Issue 144-20
The Russian avant-garde emerged as the revolution dissolved the nation-state and made chaos an everyday reality. The past burned as the present moment magnified to harbor the uncertain future....Read More


By Evelyn Touchette '18   |   Issue 144-20
Queeriosity is a biweekly column dedicated to discussing LGBTQ student life at Amherst College. If you are interested in contributing to the Queeriosity column, contact the Amherst College Queer Resource Center at More
By Mohamed Ramy '18   |   Issue 144-20
It is often apparent to me that most people fear having nothing new to add to the world, of leaving an ordinary footprint. During my spring break, I stayed in the New York Loft Hostel in Brooklyn for about a week....Read More
By The Editorial Board   |   Issue 144-20
Current students might know Tony Marx for recently appearing on Humans of New York to advocate for the modern relevance of the public library. But the former Amherst president should be noted for his agenda that has changed the campus makeup and culture....Read More

Top News

By Ji Hong Park '17   |   Issue 144-20
The Association of Amherst Students held an open meeting on Wednesday, March 11, in order to clarify AAS’s role in the strategic planning process....Read More
By Elaine Jeon '17   |   Issue 144-20
Association of Amherst Students President Tomi Williams ’16 and the Budgetary Committee members held an open meeting on Tuesday, March 24 to discuss the current budgetary process and receive suggestions as well as feedback from the attendees....Read More
By Ryan Cenek '18   |   Issue 144-20
Albert Joo '15 is a music and economics double major and is writing a music composition honors thesis. His thesis performance is on March 27 at 7 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall....Read More
By Sophie Chung '17   |   Issue 144-19
The Association of Amherst Students introduced the 2015 Amherst Spirit Scavenger Hunt this week, part of an effort to encourage community members to attend more events, performances and games on campus. The AAS announced this initiative in a campus-wide email Tuesday. ...Read More
By Eli Mansbach '18   |   Issue 144-19
Two first-year students have set out to revitalize Native American Students Organization. Co-chairs Lehua Matsumoto ‘18 and William Harvey ‘18, are collaborating this semester to reach out to a wider audience on campus and establish a more active community for the club....Read More
By Elaine Jeon '17   |   Issue 144-19
Elaine Scarry, a professor of English and American literature at Harvard, spoke in Beneski’s Paino Lecture Hall on March 5. The respected scholar attracted a crowd of Amherst College community members as well as local and national peace activists....Read More


By Drew Kiley '18   |   Issue 144-20
The Amherst College men’s baseball team kicked off their season with their annual spring break trip to Florida. In 12 games against some of the top Division III teams in the country, the Jeffs recorded a .500 record at 6-6....Read More
By Lauren Tuiskula '17   |   Issue 144-20
The seventh-ranked women’s lacrosse team spent its spring break traveling to New Jersey and Pennsylvania for match-ups against Montclair St. and Haverford. The team fared well on the road, picking up two convincing wins, holding their opponents to a combined six goals....Read More
By Ashlyn Heller '17   |   Issue 144-20
The Amherst women’s tennis team has come out blazing this season with four consecutive wins during their spring break trip to Southern California. The Jeffs overcame Pomona-Pitzer on the first match of their trip, followed by a tightly contested win over UConn the next day....Read More