Geologists Underrepresented at Amherst College, or GUAC, is a student group founded in 2016 to address systemic issues in geology at and beyond the college. Amherst geologists value the group for its empowering sense of community.
Caelen McQuilkin '24E
Over the past decade, the research and instruction department has evolved from simply helping with assignments to thinking more broadly about the meaning and practice of research at the college. The Student spoke with six librarians to learn more about this shift and how they approach their work.
As President Michael Elliott begins his first semester at the college, The Student surveyed students to gather their advice for the new president. Responses ranged from demands for greater transparency to suggestions regarding specific campus issues.
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Victor Yang is a visiting assistant professor of English who has worked as a writer, educator, and organizer. Yang received a B.A. from Harvard College in 2012, a M.A. in 2013, a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford in 2016, and a M.F.A. from Boston University in 2021.
Arzoo Rajpar has created intersections between her passion for design and her interest in creating community-based solutions, uplifting herself and those around her.
In the second installment of this series, The Student explores how diversity initiatives have constructed today’s student body. Several student stories shine light on the way that students and their experiences with the college process relate to the institution’s changes in access over time.