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The 2014 AAS Election, Explained

Update: As of 11:30 pm, 4/15/14, the JC has both released their final ruling on the complaint, as well as the election results. They can be found here and here, … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

AC Voice Appreciates: Extensions

(Ethan Corey)– The great American transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson once enjoined us to “write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim” and allow ourselves to follow our passions without being … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · 3 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

Amherst College’s Bathroom Problem

(Gina Faldetta)– I can’t sit through an hour and twenty minute class without having to pee at least once. It’s really unfortunate because it makes me seem like I don’t … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 94 Comments

College Confidentiality Policies Have Chilling Effect on Student Rights

(Ethan Corey)– If you file a sexual misconduct complaint with the College, your complaint will be submitted to Susie Mitton Shannon, Interim Dean of Student Conduct and Deputy Title IX … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Fashionable Bigotry 101 – A Crash Course on Hipster Racism

(Andrew Lindsay)– “Wong Brothers Laundry Service—Two Wongs Can Make It White” and “Wok-N-Bowl—Let the Good Times Roll—Chinese Food & Bowling.” were a couple of T-shirts that were released and dramatically … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Perspectives on Activism and Latinos in Higher Education

(Sharline Dominguez)– The Hispanic population of the United States is growing. Estimates released by the U.S Census Bureau show that the Hispanic population in 2012, making up 17% of the U.S. … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

My Right to Blackout

(Lilia Paz)– “You don’t have a constitutional right to blackout”-You’re right, Biddy. I do not have a God or school-given right to blackout Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or any other … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 14 Comments

The Amherst Men’s Project and Ally Feminism

(Anna Seward)– As global citizens, respect should matter to us. Relating to one another is so crucial for every community, that respect cannot be optional. (And if you think it … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 16 Comments

Apology Unaccepted

(Sharline Dominguez)– Recently, I was waiting to use one of the bathrooms in the Science Library, and as the student left the bathroom, she apologized to me, uttering, “I’m sorry,” … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment
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