Arts & Living

By Claire Jia '15   |   Issue 144-17
Ah, high school: a hotbed of friend drama, teen angst, and a realm often haphazardly portrayed in Hollywood....Read More
By Evan Paul '18   |   Issue 144-17
Right in the midst of thesis season for Amherst’s Theater and Dance Department, Evan Paul ’18 sat down with one of the stars of one of the numerous pieces being presented....Read More
By René Kooiker '18   |   Issue 144-17
“Exactitudes”, an ongoing art project started in 1994 by the Dutch photographers Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek, is first and foremost a work about recognition and confrontation....Read More
By Darya Bor '18   |   Issue 144-17
Since its founding in 1971 as a themed series of lectures, films, courses and theatrical performances, the Copeland Colloquium has sought to engage members of the Amherst College community uniquely and intentionally....Read More


By Andrew Lindsay ’16   |   Issue 144-17
In 2004, I witnessed Hurricane Ivan, one of the most destructive tropical cyclones in recorded history. I was only a little kid when it hit....Read More
By Isa Goldberg '17   |   Issue 144-17
On Tuesday, Feb....Read More
By Robert Lucido Jr. '15   |   Issue 144-17
We do not know the total number of people killed by law enforcement each year, much less the racial demographics of those victims....Read More

Top News

By Ricky Choi '18   |   Issue 144-17
The Amherst Association of Students Senate voted on Feb. 16 to reject an amendment proposed by the Amherst College Republicans that would expand the Budgetary Committee’s non-discrimination clause....Read More
By Ryan Cenek '18   |   Issue 144-17
Discussions over the college’s mascot continued this week, as a group of students held a Lord Jeff Information Day, and President Biddy Martin shared her views on the mascot controversy in an interview with The Amherst Student. ...Read More
By Dan Ahn '17   |   Issue 144-17
Don Faulstick has been appointed the college’s next athletic director, President Biddy Martin announced last week. The decision follows an extensive selection process by a search committee headed by Psychology Professor Catherine Sanderson....Read More
By Dan Ahn '17   |   Issue 144-15
The faculty discussed changes to the academic calendar, accreditation for Five College certification programs and archival of theses at the first faculty meeting of the calendar year on Feb. 17....Read More
By Ricky Choi '18   |   Issue 144-15
A student club recently received funding from the President’s Office to construct a self-sustaining, soil-free greenhouse by Valentine Dining Hall. The club, Hooked on Aquaponics, is co-founded by Pete Suechting ‘15, Jim Hall ’15 and Thais Correia ‘16. ...Read More
By AAS Candidates   |   Issue 144-16
Raymond Meijer...Read More


By Nell Patterson '15   |   Issue 144-17
The women’s ice hockey team capped off a long regular season this weekend with a win and a loss against Bowdoin. Their win on Saturday, 4-3 and loss on Sunday, 3-2, left the Jeffs with a 16-4-4 record for the regular season....Read More
By Jason Darell '18   |   Issue 144-17
This past week, boxing fans were delighted to hear the news that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had finally agreed to terms for a fight in May. This ends the almost six-year period that fans have waited for a fight between two of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers of all time....Read More
By Kiana Herold '17   |   Issue 144-17
The Amherst men’s squash team competed in the MCSA National Team Championships Feb. 20-22. The 24th-ranked Lord Jeffs team competed in the Summers Cup (C Division) hosted by Wesleyan. ...Read More