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Vamos pensar otra vez en cómo hablamos de la cultura de “hook-up” en Amherst

*Note: This article was originally written in Spanish because I thought doing this would be a cool way to create a space for future writers to express their thoughts in … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 10 Comments

One More Time/ Let’s Do It Again

(Anna Seward)—I’ve (mostly) stayed out of the fraternity debate for one reason: it makes me really sad. It actually really bums me out to see men I respect either personally … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

DKE Leaks 2014: “Suck or Walk”

(AC Voice Investigates)– Out of Amherst’s three fraternities, DKE has been the most vocal in taking the position that its members have been working on various sexual respect initiatives and … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 131 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 Unbearable Awkwardness of Being a Pre-frosh (or, Why I Love Having High Schoolers Sleep on My Dorm Room Floor)

(Siraj Sindhu)– Ever been to a party, social gathering, or other event in April and had the unshakable feeling that something was a little bit off? This happened to me … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

“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

You Think I’m Pretty With My No-Makeup Makeup Look On

(Anna Seward)– “It’s easy for you, when you wake up you don’t have to do your makeup and your hair. You can just walk right out the door.” “Neither do … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why History Matters

(Matt Randolph)– Last week, I selected my room within Charles Drew Black Memorial Cultural House for the upcoming fall semester. I don’t think my Amherst College experience would be complete without … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Riot Grrrl Activism

(Liya Rechtman)– “I DON’T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT MY BAD REPUTATION!” I screamed, mostly to myself, to the annoyance of my neighbors on my first few days of my sophomore … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 4 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
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