Arts & Living

By Matt Randolph '15   |   Issue 143-23
What does it mean to be a man? It’s one of those questions that has comparable philosophical depth to questions about the meaning of life or true happiness....Read More
By Liz Mardeusz ‘16   |   Issue 143-23
Where did “Mad Men” go? Ten months have passed since the airing of a new episode of the AMC drama, conceived and produced by NESCAC alum Matthew Weiner (Wesleyan ’87)....Read More
By Elizabeth Paul '16   |   Issue 143-23
This past Saturday marked the close of a successful semester for Amherst’s WAMH Concert Series. WAMH, Amherst College’s radio and media station, has been funding concerts that feature a broad range of artists for a few years....Read More
By Ellie Andersen '15   |   Issue 143-22
We are in the thick of it. School will be out soon, and the campus buzzes with activity....Read More

Opinion

By Kristine Choi ’16   |   Issue 143-23
Inspired by a design-thinking workshop held at the Ashoka U Exchange*, SILT decided to host a similar workshop series here on our campus....Read More
By Robert Lucido ’15   |   Issue 143-23
Approaching the mid-term elections, Democrats have returned to the issue of gender discrimination in the workplace....Read More
By Judd Liebman ’16   |   Issue 143-23
The sexual violence that occurs on this campus is not incongruent to the rest of the world. Unfortunately, sexual abuse and rape are universal problems. Last year’s dialogue and the continuation of the discussion surrounding sexual violence have increased resources on campus....Read More

Top News

By Sophie Murguia '17   |   Issue 143-23
Six days after a complaint about campaign expenditures forced the Association of Amherst Students to delay the release of executive board election results, the Judiciary Council has voted to dismiss the complaint and uphold the results of last Tuesday’s runoff election....Read More
By Elaine Jeon '17   |   Issue 143-23
Yasmina Martin is a senior majoring in Black Studies. Her thesis focuses on representations of white masculinity in South African literature. Her thesis advisor is Professor of Black Studies and English Rhonda Cobham-Sander. ...Read More
By Emmett Knowlton '15   |   Issue 143-23
The faculty braved the elements last night to convene in the Red Room for their monthly faculty meeting, which included — among many other things — discussions of the position of the Provost, a presentation from Professor Amrita Basu regarding the Strategic Planning Committee for the Internationa...Read More
By Sitina Xu '16   |   Issue 143-23
Women of color from the Amherst College community gathered April 13 in the Lord Jeffery Inn to share, reflect and consider questions of success, career and work-life balance. Sunday’s event was the College’s second annual dialogue centered around women of color in the workplace. ...Read More
By Sophie Murguia '17   |   Issue 143-22
Current and former Williston residents will gather together next Friday for the pilot event in a planned series of “Take Your Room Out” dinners....Read More
By Sitina Xu '16   |   Issue 143-22
Wangené Hall is a senior majoring in Theater and Dance. Her Theater and Dance thesis “Naked in Heels: Confessions of an Aspiring Pop Star” will be performed at 8 p.m. in Holden Theater on April 10, 11 and 12....Read More

Sports

By Katie Paolano '16 & Lauren Tuiskula '17   |   Issue 143-23
Men The Amherst men’s golf team placed first out of 17 teams this weekend to open the spring season at the two-day Westport Hampton Inn Invitational. After scoring 320 on day one, the Jeffs trailed Endicott and Salem St. by just three strokes....Read More
By Holly Burwick '16   |   Issue 143-23
The Amherst women’s lacrosse team improved to 12-0 overall and 8-0 in the NESCAC with three victories over Conn. College, 17th-ranked Tufts and Skidmore, respectively. With these wins, the team’s unbeaten record now is the longest unbeaten streak in team history....Read More
By Dori Atkins '16   |   Issue 143-23
The Amherst track & field teams were the only Div. III teams competing at the UMass Invitational this past Saturday, where the women placed eighth out of 11 teams and the men took seventh....Read More