The College Board will discontinue SAT Subject Tests and the optional essay section on the SAT, according to a recent announcement on Jan. 19. The decision-making process was accelerated as testing centers closed during the pandemic and led many colleges, including Amherst, to make the tests optional or to permanently
This week’s Staff Spotlight, published in a celebration of election day, features Andy Anderson, an academic technology specialist at the college and an advocate for Massachusetts Question 2, Ranked-Choice Voting Initiative. The initiative aims to enact ranked-choice voting for primary and general elections for state executive officials, state legislators,
With many students living far away from the college due to remote learning conditions, a number of them have found their daily schedules drastically transformed by time zone differences. Since most classes take place in time slots similar to previous semesters, these students have often found themselves needing to stay
Photo Courtesy of Abigail Offei-Addo ’21. Abigail Offei-Addo ’21 is an English major. She is writing her thesis on the adaptable nature of webtoons, a digital comic that originated in South Korea. Her thesis advisor is Visiting Assistant Professor of English Amanda Henrichs. Q: What is your thesis about?