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A Fear to Hear

(Lola Fadulu)– Other than binge-watching The Daily Show and The Colbert Report every once in a while, I don’t watch the news on a regular basis. I am not proud … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Would You Idolize a Janitor?

(Tommy Raskin)– Ten years ago, as I sat with my parents in John Foster Dulles Airport on our way out of the country, I happened upon a thick-accented custodian who … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

Blood of the Slave, Blood of the Master: African Ancestry in the United States

(Matt Randolph)– “Where are you from?” She asked immediately after I introduced myself. I suppose my American accent was pretty noticeable from the start. “Oh, America…I’m an exchange student here.” A … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

In Holocaust Education, Re-Emphasize Allied Apathy

(Tommy Raskin)– When teaching children about racism and genocide, educators often focus on individual biases as the source of systematic racism and anti-Semitism.  For example, at my synagogue, teachers often … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bearing Witness

(Liya Rechtman)– Trauma requires a narrative; narrative requires a witness. As a campus, we have heard testimonies from parents and friends of survivors. These are people who are not the … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amani Ahmed Is Still AAS President

(Samuel Bell ‘11)– I have heard that there is currently a scandal in the AAS elections revolving around the AAS Constitution’s elections rules. As a recent alumnus and former AAS … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 28 Comments

Live-blogging Tonight’s AAS Meeting

(Ethan Corey)– Hey guys, tonight we’re going to be trying an AC Voice first: live-blogging an emergency meeting of my favorite student government in the world: the Association of Amherst Students. … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 37 Comments
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