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The Major Question

(Lola Fadulu) – For most of this summer, despite my advisor’s wishes, I spent a lot of time worrying about choosing a major. I’d been leaning towards double majoring in … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

Up2Amherst: LegacyYTE & Athletics

(Lola Fadulu)—Legacy Youth Tennis and Education is the most racially and socioeconomically diverse tennis center that I’ve ever encountered. Before coming to Legacy, I was always the only black player, … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

When I Used to Push…

(Lola Fadulu)– Between the ages of six and fifteen, my sole mission was to convert non-believers to non-denominational Christians. As a family, we drove to the all-black Church of Christ, … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 16 Comments

“The Pain is Never Just Ours”

(Lola Fadulu)– Like many, I have bouts of apathy and overwhelming sadness. To combat these feelings, I used to binge eat and sleep (sometimes I still do). But I found … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

AC Voice Appreciates: Mr. Gad’s

(Lola Fadulu)– Before coming to Amherst, like most eager prospective high school kiddos, I contacted a lot of students and asked them questions about campus culture. One particular response stood … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

A First Year’s Reflections

(Lola Fadulu)– I mostly slept (successfully became nocturnal…no, it wasn’t on purpose), read, ate/drank (pretty much pizza and tea exclusively), wrote, and talked with my mother and other family and close … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Steve Harvey Christmas

(Lola Fadulu)– I’m an eighteen year-old female who has neither been in a romantic relationship nor had her first kiss. I used to feel very embarrassed and insecure about this. … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 13 Comments

Put Your Mental Health First

(Lola Fadulu)– Ironically, I returned to campus after Thanksgiving Break even more stressed out than I was when I left. On Sunday around midnight, I found myself pacing around anxiously in … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 7 Comments

Varsity Athletes: Detriments of Team Bonding

(Lola Fadulu)– There’s an obvious disconnect between athletes and the rest of the Amherst community. In my experience as a member of a varsity team, it seems to be cultivated by … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 25 Comments

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