Arts & Living

By Lorlei Deitz '19   |   Issue 146-6
Witches, though fictitious, evolve like any other creature. In the modern day, witches can be imagined in multifarious depictions, from maiden to mother to crone, from evil to good neutral....Read More
By Beau Santero ’18   |   Issue 146-6
Offered by the counseling center’s campus mental health and wellness campaign, “Life Stories” is a series of talks that aim to “[provide] a forum for the Amherst community to come together to listen to a student, faculty or staff member talk about their lives.” The talks are held in the McCaffrey...Read More
By Simon Stracher ’18   |   Issue 146-6
“Westworld” — HBO’s ambitious new effort to update their drama slate — is a flawed, but exciting new hit series that grapples with questions about human nature, consciousness and scientific progress....Read More
By Mark Simonitis '19   |   Issue 146-6
This past weekend, the Amherst College Green Room performed Shakespeare’s classic “Romeo and Juliet,” with a twist. The cast traveled with the audience across campus to perform several scenes in different locations. The audience was treated to a massive Capulet vs....Read More


By Alums Affiliated with ACF   |   Issue 146-6
To the Amherst Christian Fellowship:...Read More
By Madeline Ruoff '18   |   Issue 146-6
Trigger warning: This content deals with accounts of misogyny, harrassment and sexual violence, and may be triggering to some readers....Read More
By The Editorial Board   |   Issue 146-6
At the recent journalism panel Amherst hosted discussing the 2016 presidential campaign trail, one of the speakers mentioned the ways in which our consumption of media is predetermined by algorithms programmed to show us content that aligns with our own opinions....Read More

Top News

By Shawna Chen '20   |   Issue 146-6
Divest Amherst, a student-run advocacy group, organized “Divest Week of Action” from Oct. 11 to Oct. 15 to promote campus-wide support for divestment from fossil fuels. ...Read More
By Isabel Tessier '19   |   Issue 146-6
Former U.S. attorney Patrick Fitzgerald ’82 gave a talk titled “Ten Myths about Terrorists and How We Fight Them” on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Merrill Science Lecture Hall 2. ...Read More
By Kelly Chian '20   |   Issue 146-6
Professor, lawyer and activist Dean Spade gave a talk titled “Can We Survive Mainstreaming? On the New Visibilities and Invisibilities of Trans Politics” in the Powerhouse on Thursday, Oct. 13. The talk was open to the public and the Powerhouse was near capacity.....Read More
By Emma Swislow '20   |   Issue 146-6
Associate Professor of History Jen Manion received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her doctorate from Rutgers University. Her focus is on women’s and gender studies and early America. ...Read More
By Audrey Cheng '20   |   Issue 146-5
The co-chairs of the Student Traditions Committee selected new student members to the Mascot Committee on Sunday, Oct. 2 after an application process that ended on Sept. 27. ...Read More
By Jingwen Zhang '18   |   Issue 146-5
Chief Student Affairs Officer Suzanne Coffey sent a campuswide email last Thursday addressing a widely shared Facebook post about alleged incidents involving racial bias on campus....Read More


By Delancey King '18   |   Issue 146-4
With four wins over the past two weeks, the Amherst men’s soccer team has improved to an overall record of 11-1-1. The winning streak began with a non-conference matchup against New England College on Wednesday, Oct. 5. ...Read More
By Nate Quigley '19   |   Issue 146-6
The Amherst men’s golf team closed out the fall portion of their schedule with a strong showing at the Manhattanville/NYU Fall Invitational over the Friday and Saturday of fall break....Read More
By Mary Grace Cronin '18   |   Issue 146-6
The Amherst women’s cross country team sent four runners to the James Early Invitational over fall break to compete against a strong field of division three competitors....Read More