In 1821, Amherst College was founded with the mission to educate “indigent [poor] young men of piety and talents for the Christian ministry.” In the past 200 years, how has this mission been delivered, and how has it evolved? Managing news editors Caelen McQuilkin and Sonia Chajet-Wides pose us this
The Student Sums it Up
This week, we talk about the most recent development in a 50-year movement to establish an Asian Pacific American Studies department on campus, and what a recent wage increase reveals about labor dynamics at the college. Audio engineering by Sebastian Son '22.
On today's special edition of "The Student Sums it Up," we recap our exit interview with President Biddy Martin to learn about the unconventional path she took to Amherst and her personal evaluations of her tenure. Produced by Sam Spratford '24. Audio engineering by Sebastian Son '22.
This week, we discuss students' Ramadan experiences, an Indigenous art exhibition at the Mead, and interviews with the newly-elected AAS Executive Board. Audio Engineering by Sebastian Son '22.
Maggie and Sam talk about a new (and controversial) AAS bylaw and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). We also hear from Arts & Living about the new film, Everything Everywhere All at Once. Produced and Edited by Sam Spratford '24
Today, we discuss the scaling-back of testing and masking policies on campus, a new affordable housing project in the Town of Amherst, and an alumnus working in the energy consulting industry. Produced by Sam Spratford '24 and Maggie McNamara '23; edited by Sebastian Son '22.
Today, Maggie and Sam talk about the college's Climate Action Plan, the fifth annual Black Arts Matter festival, "Fresh Faculty" Professor Stefan Bradley, and ACPD's decision to unmark all of their vehicles. Produced by Sam Spratford '24 and Maggie McNamara '23; edited by Spencer Michaels '24.