Photo submitted by Risalat Khan '13
The Pride Alliance organized a candelight vigil that gathered in front of Valentine Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Monday and walked towards Memorial Hill. This was held to commemorate the recent suicides of several gay teenagers who were harassed for their sexual orientation.
The men’s and women’s tennis teams have romped through the early portions of their schedules, and appear primed for the championship stretch run. After tough losses at the NCAA tournament last season, both teams are looking to change the script this time around. The two squad...Full Article
By Varun Iyengar '14, Sports Section Editor
The baseball team had a busy week, losing its first game before stepping up to sweep a crucial series against archrival Williams over the weekend. The Jeffs hosted Keene State College on Wednesday, looking to extend their winning streak to six. The game began with five scoreless...Full Article
By Karan Bains '14, Sports Section Editor
Spurred by a suffocating defense and rock-solid goaltending, the men’s lacrosse team defeated archrival Wesleyan 4-2 in a gritty affair this weekend. In a dominating defensive performance, the Jeffs held Wesleyan scoreless for the final 55 minutes of Saturday’s contest. With...Full Article
By Brenton Arnaboldi '14, Managing Sports Editor
Sick of eating the same food at Val every day? Tired of spending your money on late night snacks off-campus when you could be using those extra swipes instead? And ever wondered what really goes on in Lewis-Sebring Dining Commons? Well, good news. The Student has received a copy...Full Article
By Eirene Wang ’13, Contributing Writer
On Tuesday, Jessica Valenti, the author of three books concerning women, sexuality and the double standards in today’s society, as well as an editor at, an online feminist blog, presented a lecture entitled “Hooking Up: The Slut vs. The Prude.” Valenti op...Full Article
By Meghna Sridhar ’14, News Section Editor
On June 30, 2011, President Tony Marx will conclude his time at the College in order to serve as the President of the New York Public Library. In the final installment of this three-part series, the Amherst community give personal takes on Marx’s legacy. What makes a presid...Full Article
By June Pan ’13 & Brianda Reyes ’14, Managing News Editors
The nation watched attentively as our two parties bickered over the budget while holding thousands of federal employees hostage. Congress averted a federal shutdown with less than two hours before the midnight deadline after days and nights of relentless bargaining. That was cris...Full Article
By Erik Christianson '14, contributing writer
This is the twenty-second column I’ve written for this newspaper, and the last. Over the past 19 months and 21 columns, I’ve tried to treat my section of the opinion page appropriately. Campus columnist is not a lofty position, so I’ve kept my tone more or less light. But a...Full Article
By Jared Crum '11, staff writer
So, everyone, today’s issue is the last Student of the year — which, by my calculation, means that this will be my last student life column. Though I’ve been trying for much of this senior year to keep the idea of graduation out of mind and just live in the moment, the conc...Full Article
By David Zheutlin '11, staff writer
Arts and Living
For almost three months, St. Petersburg held me tight in its icy grip. After my arrival here in late January, a combination of bureaucratic complexities (the Russian visa system is an enigmatic process worthy of a Kafka novel) and personal indifference meant that I never stepped ...Full Article
By Ethan Gates '12, Staff Writer
There are good movies, bad movies and weird movies. And once in a while there comes a movie that defies what you think you know about cinema. With chills running down your spine, you stare at the screen for the entire run. And when the lights finally come on, you sit still, stunn...Full Article
By Yilin Andre Wang '14, Staff Writer