Arts & Living

By Simon Stracher ’18   |   Issue 146-13
Released Nov. 11, “Arrival” is a science-fiction film based on Ted Chiang’s short story, “Story of Your Life,” The film, directed by Denis Villenueve (Prisoners, Sicario) and starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner is an absolute triumph....Read More
By Paola Garcia Prieto ’18   |   Issue 146-13
Jonathan Jackson ’17 and Hoang Thu An ’18 participated in Visiting Professor Amanda Herman’s Five College advanced art seminar course: “Make it Public: Art and Social Practice” about socially engaged art....Read More
By Hugh Ford ’20   |   Issue 146-13
Following his hit singles “Starboy,” “False Alarm,” “Party Monster” and “I Feel It Coming,” Canadian R&B singer, The Weeknd, has released his highly anticipated third studio album, “Starboy.” The album follows the wildly popular success of his last album “Beauty Behind the Madness,” and, like...Read More
By Gabby Edzie '17   |   Issue 146-11
The following review of “Moonlight” contains spoilers. ...Read More


By Lauren Tuiskula '17   |   Issue 146-13
After two semesters, 26 issues and countless hours spent editing, this is my final issue as editor-in-chief of The Amherst Student. I’ve been fortunate to work with a dedicated staff throughout the duration of my time with this paper....Read More
By Katherine Stanton ’18   |   Issue 146-13
Meatless Mondays? Going tray-less? ...Read More
By The Editorial Board   |   Issue 146-13
As the semester draws to a close, students hunker down to write final papers and prepare for exams. We look forward to leaving campus — perhaps because we are heading home or simply to another place, anywhere that is not here....Read More

Top News

By Kathleen Maeder '20   |   Issue 146-13
Professor Harris Daniels is a Professor of Mathematics on the tenure track after several years as a visiting professor. He holds a B.S. in mathematics and philosophy from Trinity and a M.S. and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Connecticut....Read More
By Sophie Murguia ’17   |   Issue 146-13
A small group of Amherst students gathered in the Women’s and Gender Center on Monday evening for an event titled “Election Ruined Plan A?...Read More
By Jacob Gendelman '20   |   Issue 146-13
A panel of experts in immigration law spoke at the Immigration Law Teach-In event on Friday, Dec. 2. Attorney Megan Kludt, Yale Law School students Liz Willis and Rachel Tuchman ’11 and immigration lawyer Billy Peard spoke to students, faculty and staff about the future of U.S....Read More
By Emma Swislow '20   |   Issue 146-13
Visiting Artist-in-Residence Wendy Ewald hosted a panel titled “A Sex and Education Handbook,” to unveil a project created by students in the first-year seminar “Representing Equality” which Ewald co-teaches with black studies and English Professor Rhonda Cobham-Sander....Read More
By Jingwen Zhang '18   |   Issue 146-11
President Biddy Martin sent an email to the college community on Wednesday, Nov. 16 condemning two unauthorized posters discovered in McGuire Life Sciences Building on the preceding Tuesday....Read More
By Audrey Cheng '20   |   Issue 146-11
The college welcomed conservative author, blogger and op-ed columnist Ross Douthat on Nov....Read More


By Veronica Rocco '19   |   Issue 146-13
After a lengthy fall of workouts, the Amherst men’s track and field team opened its season at the Smith Winter Classic....Read More
By Mary Grace Cronin '18   |   Issue 146-13
After an extremely successful start to the season, the Amherst men’s ice hockey team suffered two minor setbacks against NESCAC opponents. Despite notching two emotional wins over top 10 teams last week, the purple and white could not overcome Wesleyan and Trinity....Read More
By Scout Boynton '20   |   Issue 146-13
Amherst women’s ice hockey improved its record to 1-2-1 for the season this weekend in a two game series against Trinity. Amherst hosted the Bantams, winning 4-1 on Friday, Dec. 2 and coming out with a 1-1 draw on Saturday, which was also the team’s fifth Annual Pink in the Rink game. ...Read More