Zach Jonas

Zach is a managing news editor for The Student. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri and plans to major in biology before attending medical school. When not in the newsroom, Zach may be drinking iced coffee in Val, applying for internships under the name "Zachary" or eating his favorite foods, popcorn, chicken flavored rice and bananas.

Amherst-Area Students Devise Scandal to Oust Alex Morse from Democratic Congressional Primary

Now a defeated challenger in the primary race for Massachusetts’ first Congressional district, Holyoke mayor Alex Morse saw a campaign that came under fire — then made a comeback — after the leadership of the College Democrats of Massachusetts (C.D.M.A.), the University of Massachusetts Amherst College Democrats (UMass Dems) and Amherst College Democrats (ACDems) alleged that Morse used his position as a politician and an adjunct professor at UMass to have sexual contact with students.

As COVID-19 Prompts SAT and ACT Cancellations, College Goes Test-Optional for Next Admissions Cycle

The college will implement a number of changes for its 2020-21 admission cycle in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the adaptation of test-optional policies and halting the consideration of SAT Subject Tests, the Office of Admission announced in a press release on April 6. Students may still submit their SAT and ACT scores for [...]