The faculty voted to approve new criteria for the college-level determination of Latin honors, in a meeting on Feb. 7. The new criteria, which are based on a student’s median grade and the fulfillment of a breadth requirement, replace the previous criterion that awarded honors based on class rank.
Yee-Lynn Lee ’23
For her last issue serving as editor-in-chief of The Student, Yee-Lynn Lee ’23 walks through the two and a half years she’s spent on the paper, and the meaning that it has had for her at each step.
An artist, designer, and activist, Bryan Bradshaw ’13 works to design spaces that center the needs and stories of historically marginalized groups.
John Woodruff Simpson Lecturer Franklin Odo passed away on Sept. 28. A renowned scholar and inspiring teacher, he left his mark on both the field of Asian American studies and the lives of many students.
In an effort to diversify its membership, the Amherst College Emergency Medical Services (ACEMS) has made a number of changes to its recruitment and application process this semester, including expanded advertising and a reworking of its application.
After announcing a plan for integrated residence hall bathroom use between Covid-positive and uninfected students, the college reversed its decision just hours later upon receiving substantial student backlash.
Despite an increase in cases, the college has relaxed some of its Covid restrictions and opted not to reinstate surveillance testing at this time. The decision reflects a shift away from institutional management of community health to a reliance on personal responsibility, a Sept. 8 email stated.