On April 1, a compensation increase took effect for all college employees making under $85,000 a year. The Student calculated current costs of living and spoke with dining hall employees to better understand the impacts of the raise.
Sofia Tennent '25
The Amherst College Glee Club has merged with Chorus in an effort to boost membership and retention, as well as promote inclusivity. Comprised solely of tenor and bass vocalists since its founding in 1865, the group is now open to singers in all vocal ranges.
The Option, Amherst College’s student-run used bookstore, reopened in the fall after a year-long pandemic-induced closure. This semester, the store introduced a number of changes, including the introduction of a public catalog of the store’s inventory and new marketing techniques.