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Beanies, Frats, and Fireball; Tradition and Amherst College

(Jacob Greenwald)– This year was an interesting year to be a freshman. When Angie Epifano’s article was published, and the ensuing backlash came out, I didn’t really grasp the gravity … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Hollingsworth, Windsor, and The Court

(Jacob Greenwald)– Though it sounds a bit trite at this point, there are currently two landmark cases sitting in front of the Supreme Court that have the opportunity to fundamentally … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Summer Camp, and So Much More

(Jacob Greenwald)–There’s a story they tell at my summer camp that I think encapsulates a sort-of universal lesson. In the 1950’s, when the camp was new, there used to be … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Bedouin and Beiteinu; Israel’s Public Relations at Amherst College

(Jacob Greenwald)– Israel analysts have spent years predicting the imminent demise of the relationship between Jews in the US and Jews in Israel. While that’s a bell that’s been wrung … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jerusalem: A Cookbook, and So Much More

After a childhood in post-9/11 America, I have become used to the idea that political statements and ideologies may become embedded in seemingly-innocuous things, and that culture wars may then … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Add-Drop Woes

(Jacob Greenwald)– My second semester has just begun, and I could not be happier to be back here at Amherst College. Couldn’t be happier, except, of course, for Add-Drop period. … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Road Ahead

(Jacob Greenwald)– I’m on the plane back to Amherst right now, after close to four weeks with the family in Minnesota. It was a great break. I saw relatives, relaxed, … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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