Ranking Study Spots

Valentine Hall viewed from Valentine Quad in autumn

Hi everyone, I hope you are well! In this blog, I’m going to talk about different study spots on campus, and rank them from most social to least social. Different studying calls for different environments – I know sometimes I prefer to study with friends, but other times I need absolute silence. There are places…Continue Reading Ranking Study Spots

What Makes Amherst Professors Special

office hours written on a chalkboard

Whenever someone asks me about why I love Amherst so much, I always answer that it’s the people who really make the school so wonderful, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to professors. In high school, I didn’t really form a lot of meaningful connections with teachers, partly because of COVID, and as…Continue Reading What Makes Amherst Professors Special

Mural in Newport Grand Opening 

Crowd gathered inside the Newport basement for mural painting unveiling.

Many Amherst Latinx students, including myself, painted Newport’s new mural this semester. Before I arrived at Amherst College, the Newport basement had a different mural by different artists at the time. Newport is a dorm catered to Latinx students and La Casa (an attachment to Newport) is catered to Spanish-speaking students. The Amherst Latinx students…Continue Reading Mural in Newport Grand Opening 

Employment at Amherst

Exterior of the Science Center, a modern building with solar panels

Hi everyone! I hope you are well! In today’s blog, I’m going to write about all the on-campus employment positions I’ve held during my years at Amherst, and the process of how to get jobs. If you have any questions, please email me at sgoldsmith24@amherst.edu! How to get jobs Student job listings at Amherst are…Continue Reading Employment at Amherst