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Not a Window But a Mirror: Technology, Alan Turing, and Me

(Marie Lambert)–On June 8th, just a day after the 60th anniversary of British mathematician Alan Turing’s death, the University of Reading in announced that the chatbot program known has “Eugene … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

P-R-E-S-S-U-R-E: The High-Stakes Culture of Spelling Bees

(Siraj Sindhu)–I’m sure you’ve seen them. Those really nerdy little kids, standing nervously up on stage, clinging onto those cardboard placards emblazoned with numbers and names as if each one … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Survivors, Limited

(Liya Rechtman)– The other day I went to help out a friend making a sexual assault awareness video. He was filming Amherst College students promising to stand up against sexual … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · 4 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

A Q&A With Angie Epifano

(Ethan Corey)– Since publishing her breathtaking personal account of sexual assault and trauma at the College over a year ago, Angie Epifano has been a busy woman. She has worked … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Why Juan Pablo Really Matters

(Anna Seward)– This has easily been the weirdest season of The Bachelor ever. Yes, even weird for a show that is basically about strangers deciding to marry each other. If … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

Shadow-Amhersts?

(Charlie Gill)– By nature of its small student body and central dining hall, among other things, one might find it hard to hide at Amherst College. At some point or … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Can You Really Be a Man in Hip-Hop?

(Sharline Dominguez)– When rapper 50 Cent first blew up in the hip hop scene with hit singles like “In Da Club” and “Many Men” in 2003, his lyrics were mainly concerned with … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Port-land-dee-uhhh

(Sharline Dominguez)– As someone who has been called a hipster quite a number of times without really knowing why, I thought it was about time I addressed the hype. I … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments
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