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UMass students react poorly to “The Triggering” panel

Léa Aliberti, Writer

Hundreds of people piled into Bowker Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Monday for the eagerly awaited controversial debate titled, “The Triggering: Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?” that...  Read More »

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The life of UMass student firefighters

Nicole Defeudis, Joseph Carstairs, and Phoebe Zaslav

Twenty-six UMass student firefighters volunteer with the Amherst Fire Department, juggling life as a student and life at the station.

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The Trash Monster

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

The overall purpose of this project was to cut down on the excessive use of to-go containers.

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Diversity in video games should not be an afterthought

Colin McGinnis, Webmaster

The fact that games don't actually represent the player base is needlessly discriminatory.

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Watch The Help House episode 5

Amherst Wire Staff

It's already the end of the semester and they all survived living together.

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How to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship

Tom Mulherin, Contributor

The good news is that relationships can last through the separation. But you have to be careful with what you do while apart. Check out these guidelines from my and others' personal experiences to help you maintain a healthy long-distance relationship. It's not only tips on what you should do, but what you should avoid doing as well.

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Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

Alex Pigeon, Writer

I needed a break from the time I waste recreating my ‘look’ on Pinterest, taking ridiculous BuzzFeed quizzes, and obsessing over photoshopped Instagram models.

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Top Five: Ways to reduce your carbon footprint on campus

Ruwan Teodros

Single-stream recycling bins in Blue Wall.

Top Five: Ways to reduce your carbon footprint on campus

Haley Bucelewicz, Writer

Try these easy steps to reduce waste, energy and your carbon footprint.

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Top Five: Mistakes when moving off campus

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

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Diversity in video games should not be an afterthought

Colin McGinnis, Webmaster

The fact that games don't actually represent the player base is needlessly discriminatory.

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Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

Uber executives share their stories and look to the future

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The digital-first, student-run magazine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Journalism Department
The digital-first, student-run magazine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Journalism Department