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.
In this new series, The Student highlights the stories of the town of Amherst. For the first edition, The Student sat down with Li Jia, the owner of LiLi’s, a Xi’an Chinese restaurant on North Pleasant street.
Hayley Nicholas is the director of the Women’s and Gender Center. They graduated from Bowdoin College in 2017 with a degree in sociology and education studies. Before working as the director at the WGC, Hayley worked at the Office of Admission supervising the diversity outreach interns.
EJ Collins is a Black studies and education studies double major. His thesis focuses on how North Carolinian independent schools served as spaces for liberatory education, how the state restricted those efforts in the ’80s, and the lasting impacts of those restrictions.
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Students use the GroupMe amherst free & for sale to buy, sell, and give away just about anything. But beyond finding goods, you may even find a friend.
Victor Yang is a visiting assistant professor of English who has worked as a writer, educator, and organizer. Yang received a B.A. from Harvard College in 2012, a M.A. in 2013, a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford in 2016, and a M.F.A. from Boston University in 2021.