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AC Voice Appreciates: A Liberal Education

(Paul Gramieri)– While on the bus to New York City on Wednesday night, I met a student from Smith who noticed that I was reading a copy of the Wall … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

The Walden Experiment

(Katherine Stanton)– “I long ago lost a hound, a bay horse, and a turtledove, and am still on their trail.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden What have you lost that … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Not Major Enough

(Camila Dominguez)– There are nine majors out of the thirty-eight offered at Amherst College that focus on specific regional areas. Of those nine regional areas, six are European* (seven if … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 26 Comments

30 Days, 50,000 Words, and Entirely Too Much Chocolate

(Marc Daalder)– As I begin to write this article, I’m very conscious of the 2,000 words I have to write later today. And tomorrow. And every day after that for … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Return of Scrutiny

(Blaine Patrick Werner, Jr.)– Where can you find a detailed listing of how many papers or exams are required for each Amherst course? How do you choose between multiple sections … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Someone Told Me “Sophomore” Means “Wise Fool”

(Katarina Cruz)– I didn’t believe in the “sophomore slump” when I first heard the term. It sounded like some sort of strange and esoteric phenomenon that could never happen to … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment
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