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President Stephens signs letter against executive order

President Stephens signs letter against executive order

BY ALLYSON HUNTOON ’19

When Habiba Shah ’19 boarded her flight from Saudi Arabia to the United States on Jan. 27, she did not know that when she landed in New York City she would find herself in a different America than the one that she left in December.

Immigration ban weighs on campus community

Immigration ban weighs on campus community

BY ANNA SHORTRIDGE '19 

President Trump's recent executive order on immigration has barred citizens from the Muslim-majority countries of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days. Refugee admission from these countries has been suspended for 120 days, while Syrian refugees have been barred from entering the United States for an unspecified period of time. 28 percent of Mount Holyoke's student body is made up of international students – many of whom are from the Middle East. This executive order will greatly impact the ability of many of these international students' ability to return home and travel. 

Trump’s “locker room talk” criticized by Amherst College athletes

BY BRONTE BRECHT '19

Senior David Lander of the Amherst College men’s soccer team made waves across the internet recently with a Huffington Post article that garnered over 39,000 shares on social media. The topic in question was “locker room talk,” a phrase presidential candidate Donald Trump used to dismiss his boasts about touching women without their consent in the 2005 videotape released by the Washington Post.