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AC Voice Appreciates: Frost Library

(Craig Campbell)– Amherst College’s Robert Frost Library was recently named one of the best academic libraries in the country. At first glance, something about this announcement feels wrong. That library, really? … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Student Art for Student Space: A Call for Public Art

(Craig Campbell)– Amherst College’s aesthetic is one mired in tradition, stability, and coherence. Our squat, boxy buildings frame a collection of grass quadrangles; red-bricked right angles create a Neoclassical foil … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

What the f#$% is a research college?

(Craig Campbell)– In May, the College released the Strategic Planning Draft Report. This document, in its final iteration, will guide a major campaign to raise funds for the improvements proposed … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Vote for Amani Ahmed

(Craig Campbell)– Student endorsements have been an especially popular way of campaigning for this year’s AAS Presidential Election. Each candidate’s Facebook page proudly sports an impressive number of photo endorsements … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

AC Voice Appreciates: Research and Instruction Librarians

(Craig Campbell)– While racing to finish a term paper, consumed by the stress of last spring’s Finals Week, my citation engine crashed. I raced up from A-level to the reference … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Exploding the Circle Jerk: After Advocacy

(Craig Campbell)– The gap between what is being heard and what is being felt by the student body is growing. AC Voice received an unprecedented amount of negative feedback from … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 10 Comments

(What they don’t tell you in) Steps to Study Abroad

(Craig Campbell)– At the mandatory pre-departure meeting for all Amherst students spending a semester abroad, the Director of Education Abroad explains what you should expect from your trip, going over … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

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