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The 2014 AAS Election, Explained

Update: As of 11:30 pm, 4/15/14, the JC has both released their final ruling on the complaint, as well as the election results. They can be found… 1,014 more words

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Mass. College Lax: Highlights From Amherst-Tufts (VIDEO)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Tufts University’s men’s lacrosse team picked up an important conference win yesterday as the Jumbos defeated Amherst College, 25-12.

The Jumbos, who’re currently 10-2 overall and 6-1 in the NESCAC, return to action on Tuesday, April 15 when they travel to Maine to face-off against Bates College. 62 more words


Here's why to sign our alumni petition about Arkes

Students and alumni of Amherst College are invited to sign a petition to the Board of Trustees, urging them to dissociate the college from Professor Hadley Arkes’s divisive and destructive views. 673 more words

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Education and the Community of Humanity: An Interview with Sharline Dominguez ‘16

Our interview with Sharline Dominguez ‘16 is from the Defining Amherst column for The Amherst Student.

An interconnected world needs an interconnected education. When explaining her purpose of an Amherst education, Sharline Dominguez ’16 stresses the importance of being an active participant in the communities that she is a part of, as well as the importance of interacting with communities that she is not a part of. 1,626 more words

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Emily Dickinson on life, not death

Hello, and welcome to SK.

April, as we know is National Poetry Month, and we’re going to share some of my poems as well as others. 609 more words


A Vote for Amani Ahmed

(Craig Campbell)– Student endorsements have been an especially popular way of campaigning for this year’s AAS Presidential Election. Each candidate’s Facebook page proudly sports an impressive number of photo endorsements from a diverse range of students. 523 more words

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An Election That Doesn't Matter

(Ethan Corey)– Confession: I have never voted in an AAS election. And I’m not alone. Our current president won his election with only 447 votes, less than a quarter of the student body. 1,944 more words

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