Just over a dozen members of the Amherst Labor Alliance gathered on Thursday, Sept. 8, to protest staff working conditions at a “Pizza with the Trustees” event behind the Inn at Boltwood, which hosted board members, President Michael Elliott, and specially-invited students.
Leo Kamin '25
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.
After opening NESCAC play with an exciting tie against the always-formidable Middlebury, the men’s soccer team dismantled Thomas College 10-0. Three games in, the Mammoths possess a record of 2-0-1.
The class of 2026, Amherst's 204th class, arrived on campus last week. Despite a false active shooter alert and some continued Covid restrictions, this year's orientation was the most normal since the fall of 2019.
False AC Alerts warning of a possible active shooter on campus were sent out on the afternoon of Aug. 26, first-year move-in day, inciting panic across the college community. The incident was caused by one of the college’s software vendors conducting maintenance on their system.
While Jiajia Zhang is on her way to becoming an Asian American studies scholar, her life has encompassed so much more: art, activism, and even social media management for a Belarusian rock band.
At 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, approximately 400 Amherst college students participated in a class walkout and protest on the Amherst Town Common in response to a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion poised to overturn the 1973 landmark decision Roe v. Wade.