Editor-at-Large Scott Brasesco ’22 critiques certain aspects of Amherst’s newest opinion publication, The Contra.
Scott Brasesco '22
As he phases out of his current role on The Student, Managing Opinion Editor Scott Brasesco '22 takes stock of where the Opinion section has been over the past year and a half, along with where it's going. He remarks on the grueling but fulfilling experience that is The Amherst Student.
A scholar and an advocate, Tony Jack ’07 has defined the conversation when it comes to college equity.
Managing Opinion Editor Scott Brasesco ’22 shares his personal frustration of seeking help from our understaffed counseling center, shedding light on the severity of the college’s mental health resource inadequacy.
Managing Opinion Editor Scott Brasesco ’22 argues that wage increases alone are not enough, calling for staff unionization at the college. He looks to other pandemic college unionization efforts for inspiration and asks students and faculty to get involved in supporting Amherst’s staff.
Adams is the first Black woman to graduate as an Amherst College physics major since 1982. Photo courtesy of Jea Adams ’21.When I first met Jea Adams ’21, I was unsure what to expect. From the research I had done before our interview, I knew she was extremely accomplished
Several weeks ago, I wrote an article [https://www.amherststudent.com/article/smith-college-free-speech-and-the-modern-left] in response to New York Times coverage [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/us/smith-college-race.html] of race relations at Smith College, which argued for a more methodical and nuanced approach to accountability and investigation of