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Issue No. 4 - Winter 2015
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February 05, 2015 01:49 PM PST
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FROM THE EDITOR
Host Oliver Broudy reintroduces us to the New England town that we call home.

ARCHITECTURE Brutalism apologist Max Page makes the case for ugly buildings.

SEX Local sex therapist Margery Noel answers the questions you’ve been carrying around for way, way too long.

HORROR Seng Ty survived the Khmer Rouge. Then he arrived in Amherst.

AND YOU THOUGHT CSAS COULD SAVE US Pete McLean explains what comes next in the food revolution.

MUSIC
Local chanteuse Carrie Ferguson with Emily Donahue.

HOW TO WEAR PINK WHEN YOU’RE SHORT Kathy Aidala is a female in physics. Which is bad enough. She’s also 5’ tall—which might actually be worse.

THE ANNUAL AMHERST LIVE POETRY PRIZE
“All West” by James Heflin, read by Matthew Duncan
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“One of the Monuments Leans North” by Gerald Yelle, read by Jenny Yelle.

Issue No. 3 - Fall 2014
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October 23, 2014 06:56 AM PDT
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FROM THE EDITOR
Host Oliver Broudy reintroduces us to the New England town that we call home.

DEPARTMENTS
Nature    Lizard king Alan Richmond revels in the abiding delights of wanton herpetology. Yes, herpetology.

Aeronautics    Please don’t bomb us! Sgt. Andrew Briscoe, of Westover Air Force Base, demystifies that noisy breadloaf of the skies, the C5.

Education    Barbara Madeloni, newly elected president of the MA Teachers Association and Big Ed’s worst nightmare, redraws the battle lines in the fight for public education. 

FEATURES
How Not to Get Punked    Citizen Trevor Baptiste details his personal journey from Bed-Stuy to Amherst, and what he learned along the way about the nature of power.

Musical Interlude    Local music prodigies The Radio On Mute.

Over the Notch    Lisa Amato quit her job. Because sometimes fighting oppression and inequity is just too hard.