News

College Begins to Administer Covid Vaccines

On Wednesday, April 28, the college delivered the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine shot to 336 students and 42 staff and faculty members at no out-of-pocket cost in a pop-up clinic set up in Coolidge Cage. The vaccines were administered by Pelmeds Pharmacy (based out of Waltham, Massachusetts) the Health Center and Testing Center staff. The second […]

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Arts and Living

Performance Gone Virtual: Dance and Step at Amherst College (DASAC)

by || May 5, 2021

DASAC’s digital show is an excellent example of how — even amid many obstacles and restrictions for student groups — the last two semesters have offered a number of opportunities for student groups creative enough to take advantage of them.

Arts and Living

Q&A: Professor Ruth Ozeki Reflects on Her Extraordinary Writing Career

by || May 5, 2021

Ozeki’s novels are funny, painful and deeply caring, acting as narrative ecologies that weave together realities of nature, sociology, collective trauma and individual joy.

Sports

Amherst Softball Sweeps Middlebury in Final Games of NESCAC Play

by || May 5, 2021

Amherst softball wrapped up their league season with a 3-0 series win over Middlebury College, with standout performances by multiple players, Anya Ramras ’22 recounts.

Opinion

Seeing Double: Pros and Cons of Court-Packing

by || May 5, 2021

Seeing Double columnists Cole Graber-Mitchell ’22 and Thomas Brodey ’22 debate the merits of court-packing for the Democratic Party.