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Amherst College Refuses to Release Sexual Misconduct Data

(Ethan Corey)– Up until 2008, the College released annual reports of Honor Code violations to the student body, detailing the various offenses committed by students during the academic year and … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 9 Comments

Bagpipers on the Subway: Learning to See in Hong Kong

(Marie Lambert)– “Keep a record of what you’re learning every day,” my uncle told me on the drive home from the airport. He swerved around a merging taxi—red-topped, unlike their … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

Performances of Masculinity in Mutual Benefit & Wild Beasts

(Siraj Sindhu)– The Mutual Benefit and Wild Beasts’ show in Cambridge in mid-July featured a seemingly unlikely combination that worked surprisingly well together. These two bands have very different musical … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Major Question

(Lola Fadulu)– For most of this summer, despite my advisor’s wishes, I spent a lot of time worrying about choosing a major. I’d been leaning towards double majoring in English … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 6 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

The Unbearable Whiteness of Amherst College

(Ethan Corey and Gina Faldetta)– At the end of this past spring semester, the appearance of a baby moose in President Biddy Martin’s backyard inspired a student-led movement for the moose … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 16 Comments
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