Seeking the truth in testimony

After looking at a lecture series on the philosophy and science of testimony at Amherst College, Eric Magazu says that, since most of what we believe in is based off of what others say, we must re-evaluate in whom we place our trust.

Who will bear the burden?

Eric Magazu says that, with the costs of college rising annually, some groups are calling for a change in financial aid. But, should that fiscal responsibility fall to the government?

The case for genocide prevention

With so many organizations fighting to end genocide in foreign countries, Eric Magazu says that it may be time to take the case to a higher power.

Amherst to tackle climate change

Eric Magazu explains the role that Amherst is taking on to advocate for climate change awareness and action.

Homelessness in the valley

Eric Magazu comments on the issue of homelessness on the national and local level, and the efforts of UMass students to do their part.

Amherst’s founding principles

Eric Magazu explains the beliefs at the foundation of Amherst’s history and how they should not be forgotten in a modern society.

Ancestral pride is lost in the fear of racism

Eric Magazu thinks that, in the face of political correctness and in the fear of racism, the idea of being proud of one’s race or ethnicity is lost. And at the same time, who we are is lost as well.