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
Today, we reflect on whether Amherst’s language assistants have been fairly compensated, Covid-19’s two-year legacy, and how the Center for Restorative Practices is helping campus to reimagine justice. Produced by Sam Spratford ’24 and Maggie McNamara ’23; edited by Spencer Michaels ’24 and Sam Spratford ’24.
This week, we discuss the effect of the return of students on the local economy, Amherst’s fall break travel recommendations, and an inefficiency in paycheck distribution that sheds light on student frustration with administrative transparency. Produced by Sam Spratford '24 and Maggie McNamara '23; edited by Cole Richards '23.
This week, we discuss the recent surge in Covid-19 cases at UMASS Amherst, student experiences with Five College courses, and a staff writer’s first installment in an investigative series about “class struggle” at the college. Produced by Maggie McNamara ‘23 and Sam Spratford ‘24; edited by Cole Richards ‘23.
This week, we discuss student concerns about dining accessibility, the updated COVID protocols and the role of the new Community Safety Ambassadors (CSAs) in campus security. Produced by Maggie McNamara '23 and Sam Spratford '24; edited by Cole Richards '23 EDIT: Ella Peterson did not investigate student opinions about the