Associate Professor of Philosophy Rafeeq Hasan argues that the college’s decision to invite Bret Stephens to speak on Israel-Palestine, without promoting an event advocating for Palestinians, is misguided.
David Wolpaw ’92 argues that a faculty letter calling for a ceasefire in Gaza “reeks of antisemitism” and runs counter to the values of a liberal democracy.
The opinion section editors and editor-in-chief retract their decision to implement a new policy regarding Israel-Palestine op-eds but reiterate their commitment to use their power to prevent the further mass death of Palestinians.
Many exempt themselves from pro-Palestine activism out of fear for logical impurity, Jihyun Won ’25 writes. Now is the time to speak up.
“Exercises in Thought” Columnists Tim Carroll ’25 and Joe Sweeney ’25 hash out the dilemmas that befall students and professors in class discussions.
Richard Klein ’66 argues that the faculty “Call To Action” letter omits important information about the Israel-Palestine conflict and harms faculty-student relationships.
Nearing the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, David J. Greenblatt ’66 recalls how it reverberated on Amherst’s campus.