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Anti-Haitianism: A U.S.-backed Legacy

(Elaine Vilorio)– I’m in a new place this summer—Washington, D.C.—so I’m perpetually introducing myself to people. Ever since the spike in American media coverage of Dominican Republic’s anti-Haitian deportation efforts, … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Because Goals are Great, but Goals are Future Accomplishments. Happiness has to be in the Present.

[Editor’s Note: Please be advised that this piece discusses depression and suicide at length.] (Anonymous)–Even though your doctor wants what’s best for you, most people don’t expect driving advice at … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Answering Mister Rogers

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine? Could you be mine? I’ve always wanted to have a neighbor just like … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Second Annual AC Voice Appreciates Week: An Introduction

The staff of AC Voice welcomes you to the Second Annual AC Voice Appreciates Week: seven days of unadulterated gratitude toward the little things at Amherst College that provide a … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Talking About Terrorism

(Obinna Ukogu)– It is no secret that nowadays the voice of the die-hard pacifist is lost in the broad context of conflict. I reserve my personal view, but I believe … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

What Fifty Shades of Grey Most Certainly Won’t Teach You

(Anonymous)– The snow is falling, the turtledoves are calling, and left and right, people have boinking on the brain: it must be February. What better way to celebrate the season … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

Whose Lives Matter?

(Abigail Bereola)– The first instance of police brutality I ever read about was Sean Bell. The year was 2006 and I was in seventh grade. Bell was 23, leaving his bachelor … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

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