Arts & Living

By Jack Klein ’20   |   Issue 147-23
Tom Misch is a unique talent. The 22- year-old British producer, singer and songwriter began his rise to fame on SoundCloud, where he released his homemade samples and mixes. He started making beats at 16 and got his first big break when the label Soulection found him through SoundCloud....Read More
By Youngkwang Shin ’19   |   Issue 147-23
“The Death of Stalin” imagines the brief period in Soviet history between the rule of Stalin and his formal denunciation. It asks the creative questions only comedy can: what if Stalin soiled himself before bursting some artery and dying a slow, solitary death? ...Read More
By Olivia Luntz ’21   |   Issue 147-23
The end of the semester is fast-approaching and warmer days may finally be here....Read More
By Julian Raiford '21   |   Issue 147-23
In her debut album, “Isolation,” Kali Uchis transcends the R&B genre by sharing a raw take on her own narrative as a romance-seeking, Colombian-American woman. ...Read More

Opinion

By Annika Ariel '19   |   Issue 147-23
I still remember the nervous excitement I felt when I hit the button on AC Data that would reveal the name of my roommate. It was Aug. 14, 2015, and I was slamming the refresh button every few seconds. And then the page finally loaded. “You do not have a roommate at this time.”...Read More
By The Editorial Board   |   Issue 147-23
A few short months ago, the campus was in uproar over a series of proposed changes to the college’s party policy. In the interceding weeks, this furor has abated for the most part, as students and administrators alike have been beset by all that comes with the end of the semester....Read More
By Joy Huang '15   |   Issue 147-23
My uncle’s family and grandparents are pretty damn racist. I love them, but the inevitable fact is that most first-generation Asian immigrant families are....Read More

Top News

By Emma Swislow '20   |   Issue 147-24
Samantha O’Brien is a senior law, jurisprudence and social thought major. Her thesis is on the Mann Act of 1910 and its connections to the literature of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Her thesis adviser is Professor Adam Sitze in the LJST department. ...Read More
By AAS Candidates   |   Issue 147-24
The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) will hold elections on April 20 for next year’s senators. Amherst students will receive an email on April 20 with the link to cast votes....Read More
By Olivia Gieger '21   |   Issue 147-24
In a crowded Paino Lecture Hall on April 12, Dean of Faculty Catherine Epstein introduced assistant professor of sociology Hannah Holleman as this year’s Lazarowitz Lecturer, a distinction given to a professor each spring semester. In her talk, titled “Can We Survive Climate Change?...Read More
By Emma Swislow '20   |   Issue 147-24
Amherst College, along with several other colleges including Williams, Middlebury and Tufts, is being investigated by the DOJ for alleged violations of federal antitrust laws in its early-decision program. ...Read More
By RonnieMarie Falasco   |   Issue 146-23
In an effort to gather student opinions on social life, the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) sent out a survey to students on March 16, and they had until April 2 to finish it....Read More
By Sehee Park '20   |   Issue 147-23
Steven Lee ’01E gave a talk titled “Beyond Interference: Soviet and Russian Lessons for American Multiculturalism” on April 5. The talk was co-sponsored by the Amherst College Corliss Lamont Lectureship for a Peaceful World and the Amherst Center for Russian Culture. ...Read More

Sports

By Veronica Rocco ’19   |   Issue 147-24
On Friday and Saturday, the Mammoths travelled to Conn. College to compete at the Silfen Invitational. On Friday, only elite sections of mid-distance and distance events competed, while on Saturday all events took place....Read More
By Jack Malague ’19   |   Issue 147-24
On an icy night in Fenway, the century-old rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees added another ugly chapter to its already checkered history....Read More
Softball Catcher posed to snag a pitch
By Michael Stone ’21   |   Issue 147-24
It was a big week for Amherst softball, as the Mammoths swept Smith College in a mid-week doubleheader and took two of three games from Williams in the weekend series....Read More