The Editorial Board revisits the topic of Mammoth Day, looking at the fact that staff were not given a spontaneous day off. The Board thus examines the question of how we, as a college, need to do more to assert our appreciation and respect for staff members risking their health to come to work.
In light of today’s impromptu day-off, the Editorial Board takes a moment to reflect on all the stress we have to recover from in these 24 hours and urges you to take a break rather than catch up on work.
In light of the recent UMass coronavirus outbreak, the Editorial Board examines what obligations on-campus students have to protect each other. In particular, does on-campus snitch culture serve students or just create unnecessary splinters in the community?
The Editorial Board stands in support of the Amherst administration’s public statement against the Department of Education’s investigation into Princeton University following the college’s admission of historical racism.
Each year, The Student recruits the brightest, most charismatic and ambitious students from the club fair to write for the news section. After an intense journalism boot camp filled with blood, sweat and tears, prospective news writers are given their first story assignments. While the news section would prefer to celebrate with our fresh writers in-person, we have opted to honor them with this short article. Below is a list of our new writers who have finished their first article! Join us in congratulating and wishing them more journalistic success in the future!