Sophia Wolmer

For Amherst Restaurants, COVID-19 Has Presented Remarkable Challenges

For restaurants in the town of Amherst, spring is typically a lucrative time. In years past, local Amherst restaurants have been flooded with orders for graduation parties and conferences in addition to the daily traffic. Without the return of Amherst College, University of Massachusetts (UMass) and Hampshire students, however, restaurants have faced a major downturn [...]

Timeline: The Coronavirus Pandemic at Amherst College

Between January and March, COVID-19 transformed from a distant concern to a community-devastating epidemic for many Amherst students. The coronavirus has brought rapid change to the lives of students, faculty and staff in a matter of weeks. In an attempt to help the Amherst community process recent events, The Student has crafted the following timeline.