In this new series, The Student highlights the unique spaces and places that make up our campus, in miniature. In this edition, Sylvie Wolff ’25 covers the small family of plants on the second floor of Valentine Residence Hall.
Sylvie Wolff '25
Neko Case’s music transcends genre and generation. WAMH e-board member Sylvie Wolff ’25 reflects on two of the artist's albums, tracking their presence in her life.
Ohan Breiding is the college’s artist-in-residence for the 2022-2023 academic year. They work with photography, video, installation, and collaboration. They hold a B.A. from Scripps College and a M.F.A from California Institute of the Arts.
In a continuation of a project started last semester, gardeners at the college have installed a variety of new planters, boxes, and gardens around campus. The new installations support important animal pollinator populations in the local ecosystem.
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.
On April 29, a group of student and faculty volunteers planted native Western Massachusetts plants on the green between the Merrill Apartments and the tennis courts. The native pollinator garden project aims to bring native species back to campus.