Arts & Living

By Annika Lunstad ’21   |   Issue 147-5
This Friday night, Marsh Coffee Haus II took place in Marsh House from 8 to 10 p.m.. Throughout the night, various artists performed acts of different genres, including poetry, prose, acoustic covers of songs, self-written songs, jazz, comedy and interpretive dance....Read More
By Hugh Ford ’20   |   Issue 147-5
I want to talk about a topic that’s been on my mind for a while: the career trajectory of Kid Cudi. Most people probably know Kid Cudi as a stoner rapper from the late 2000s who fell off after two decent albums. Back in 2009, Kid Cudi was riding high....Read More
By Brandon Medina ’19   |   Issue 147-5
Netflix’s favorite alcoholic horse returned last month with its highly anticipated fourth season. Through its previous three seasons, “Bojack Horseman” has left me heartbroken almost as many times as Amherst has, which is saying quite a lot....Read More
By Maya Hossain '21   |   Issue 147-5
Blaring neon lights wash a simple set consisting of seamless white walls and a single chair in the middle. The entire audience recoils, eyes slowly adjusting, peering at a limp body strapped into the chair....Read More

Opinion

By The Editorial Board   |   Issue 147-5
Amherst College is the type of campus that President Biddy Martin has described as having a “yeasty” culture, which she defined in her 2016 convocation speech as “characterized by unrest or agitation, in a state of turbulence, typically a creative or productive one.” The sight of open laptops dur...Read More
By Jake May '19   |   Issue 147-5
I discuss late-night television in this column often, and each time, I think to myself: “Is this really worth writing?” When I first became aware of late-night TV, it seemed as if the medium as a whole was on the decline....Read More
By Nisan Sele '21   |   Issue 147-5
These are times when political views have become identities. When someone mentions their ideology, we assume we know all about them. They must fit a certain mold, live a certain lifestyle and be a certain type of person. If they believe in the same things that we do, perfect....Read More

Top News

By Nate Quigley '19   |   Issue 147-6
Dan Rube ’88 arrived at Amherst as a tennis player interested in math. Some thirty-odd years later, he is now the executive vice president and deputy general counsel at the National Basketball Association....Read More
By Drew Kiley '18   |   Issue 147-6
Gibbs has spent his life pushing boundaries. He entered Amherst in 1959 as one of the only African Americans in his class. Then, Gibbs opted to pursue a career in international business, an unusual choice at the time for both an Amherst graduate and an African American....Read More
By Jingwen Zhang ’18   |   Issue 147-6
Empathy for others and a resolve to affect positive change define Anne Armstrong-Coben’s multifaceted career as a pediatrician. A political science major while at Amherst, Armstrong-Coben brought skills and traits that she picked up in her undergraduate career into medical school and beyond. ...Read More
By Mark Simonitis '19   |   Issue 147-6
Margaret Stohl has had, to put it lightly, a varied career. She has been a high-profile creator of video games, young adult novels, and most recently, comic books. Armed with determination, Stohl creates fictional worlds with real spirit and enthusiasm....Read More
By Ariana Lee ’20   |   Issue 147-6
Bobak Razavi ’03 is currently a school teacher of seventh and eighth graders at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, a K-12 independent school. As an Amherst student, Razavi was thoughtful and added an unique perspective to his classes....Read More
By Paola Garcia-Prieto '18   |   Issue 147-6
Meredith Rollins was named editor in chief of Redbook, a Hearst magazine, almost three years ago after spending her career working for a variety of magazines....Read More

Sports

By Kelly Karczewski '18   |   Issue 147-6
The Amherst College men’s club soccer team went 1-1 last week — falling short of taking down division-leader Umass A in a narrow 3-2 loss on Friday, Oct. 13 before dispatching Harvard B 4-1 on Sunday, Oct. 15 to end the regular season....Read More
By Talias Land '20   |   Issue 147-6
The Amherst College football team traveled up to Waterville, Maine this past weekend to take on the Colby Mules. Behind a stellar defensive effort, the Mammoths rebounded from the previous weekend’s loss with a dominating 40-7 win....Read More
By Jenny Mazzella '21   |   Issue 147-6
This past weekend, Amherst field hockey played two away games, facing off against fellow NESCAC schools Colby and Bates. Unfortunately, the Mammoths suffered two close losses. Both games ended with final scores of 1-0. ...Read More