The current buzz on campus is predominantly regarding the controversial Judiciary Council ruling that was made after an election complaint that was filed on Thursday, April 10.

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Looking to defend their home track, the men’s track team competed in the Little Three Championships against rivals Williams and Wesleyan. The men capped off a strong day by finishing with 128 points — good enough for second place.

“Williams historically wins, then Amherst, then Wesleyan — and this year, we came the closest to Williams that we have been since 2000, actually,” first-year Jamie Sandel commented.

The fourth-ranked Amherst women’s tennis team made a statement on Saturday, knocking off first-ranked Williams by the convincing score of 7-2. The match was the culmination of the Jeffs’ undefeated week, which included four other wins — all against NESCAC opponents. The wins moved Amherst to 15-3 on the year and 7-0 in the NESCAC, extending its winning streak to six matches.

The Amherst men’s lacrosse team had a stellar performance against their rival Ephs this past weekend. Williams, coming off a big win over seventh-ranked Tufts in their previous game, stepped onto the new Pratt Field last Friday night with hopes of continuing their success.

The third-ranked Amherst men’s tennis team remained undefeated in the NESCAC with five wins over conference teams this past weekend. The Jeffs’ success culminated on Sunday with a 5-4 victory over fifth-ranked archrival Williams on the Ephs’ home courts.

The team’s weekend began on Friday with a home match against Conn. College and an away match against 27th-ranked Trinity. Having to split squads, a number of Jeffs saw the court, and Amherst defeated both teams 9-0 to add two more sweeps to their growing season total.

The Amherst baseball team had another successful week, cruising to a victory over Castleton State Thursday before a three-game sweep of Middlebury this past weekend.