Arts & Living

By Youngkwang Shin ’19   |   Issue 146-3
“Train to Busan” is a zombie film that yet again explores our collective anxiety that, just maybe, the person sitting next to you who looks, smells and sounds nothing out of the ordinary may succumb to the universal violent impulse to bite your face off....Read More
By Kevin Feeley '19   |   Issue 146-3
Let’s face it, a lot of rappers don’t like Drake. From Kendrick Lamar to Meek Mill, the former “Degrassi” star has been catching beef with a lot of big names over the past few years....Read More
By Hugh Ford '20   |   Issue 146-3
After about a month’s delay, Travis Scott finally debuted his highly anticipated sophomore album “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight.” Scott’s previous projects have included two mixtapes and the critically acclaimed “Rodeo,” which propelled Scott into stardom on the current hip-hop scene....Read More
By Evan Paul   |   Issue 146-3
Last spring I had the honor of accompanying one of my friends to a concert by a band called Joseph. I knew very little about the band beforehand, but I love concerts so I was excited to attend....Read More


By Olivia Zheng ’20   |   Issue 146-3
I grew up in a community that was a bubble. Demographically, my school district was dominated by Asians. My family rarely left the area except to visit our relatives in China....Read More
By Katherine Stanton ’18   |   Issue 146-3
Consulting season at Amherst came fast. Open the “Career Columns” newsletter and you get the sinking feeling that if you’re not working for Parthenon, Bain or going to Harvard Law, you’re probably out of luck....Read More
By Bryan Doniger ’18   |   Issue 146-3
Two Decembers ago, a University of Colorado Boulder Resident Administrator asked to enter the dorm room of a friend whom I was staying with over winter break....Read More

Top News

By Emma Swislow '20   |   Issue 146-3
The college’s Writing Center began to offer guidance and training in public speaking, along with its usual writing-related services, starting earlier this month....Read More
By Jingwen Zhang '18 and Audrey Cheng '20   |   Issue 146-3
Emily Jones has been appointed as the new director of Keefe Health Center, as the retiring director, Warren Morgan, will be leaving his position at the end of September. Jones was selected to be the director of student health services in the spring and began her role in August....Read More
By Jacob Gendelman '20   |   Issue 146-3
Taylor Hallowell ’17 majors in biology. Her thesis examines the sensory drive hypothesis in cichlid fish that express different retinal genes while living under different colors of light. Professor of Biology Ethan Clotfelter is her advisor....Read More
By Shawna Chen '20   |   Issue 146-3
The Amherst College Police Department (ACPD) released the annual Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act Report in an email sent to the college community on Monday, Sept....Read More
By Dan Ahn '17   |   Issue 146-2
Members of the college community had the opportunity to see six new exhibits at the Mead Art Museum during a reception on Thursday, Sept. 8 celebrating the museum’s renovation. This is the first major renovation to the Mead under director David Little, who arrived at the museum in summer 2015....Read More
By Shawna Chen '20   |   Issue 146-2
After the state of Massachusetts issued a regional drought watch in early July, President Biddy Martin notified students, faculty and staff of the drought’s effects on the college in an email on Aug. 18, calling on the community to aid in the college’s water conservation efforts....Read More


By Delancey King '18   |   Issue 146-3
The Amherst men’s soccer team traveled to Vermont on Saturday to take on NESCAC rival Middlebury. The purple and white went into the game with an underdog mentality, as the Panthers returned four all-NESCAC selections from the 2015 season....Read More
By Meredith Manley '18   |   Issue 146-3
The Amherst’s field hockey team went 1-1 in its second week of regular season play. The purple and white took on Keene State on Wednesday, Sept. 14 scoring six goals and allowing none. On Saturday, Sept....Read More
By Scout Boynton '20   |   Issue 146-3
Amherst women’s golf came out with a strong tournament win in its season opener this past weekend. The team competed in the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational, hosted by Wellesley College, and captured its first team title in the tournament’s nine years of operation....Read More