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Embracing the Weight

(Noor Qasim)– I remember the first time I saw myself in a mirror. It may be one of those early memories we invent for ourselves, an attempt to fill in … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 10 Comments

Check to Apply

(Jane Berrill)– It’s February, the month during which some of us just finished our applications for summer internships, others are in the midst of them, and others, sad to see … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Problem with Defense: Muslims, Post-Islamophobia

(Siraj Sindhu)– Recent events have re-ignited the flames of hatred and opposition between Muslims and non-Muslims living in the West. The effects of this tension on Muslims was displayed in … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Not Major Enough

(Camila Dominguez)– There are nine majors out of the thirty-eight offered at Amherst College that focus on specific regional areas. Of those nine regional areas, six are European* (seven if … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 26 Comments

The Irony of Colonial Apologetics

(Tommy Raskin)– As some formerly colonized countries in Sub-Saharan Africa still grapple with resource disputes and sectarian violence, it is hardly unusual to hear people wonder aloud whether 19th and … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gringo with a Passport

(Frank Tavares)– My first language was Portuguese, but for over a decade of my life, I couldn’t speak it. Now, it sits on my tongue like a stranger: functional, but … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

What Fifty Shades of Grey Most Certainly Won’t Teach You

(Anonymous)– The snow is falling, the turtledoves are calling, and left and right, people have boinking on the brain: it must be February. What better way to celebrate the season … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

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