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Linda Sarsour talks intersectional organizing, resistance at UMass

Linda Sarsour talks intersectional organizing, resistance at UMass

Cameron Merritt, Writer

One of the Women’s March co-chairs, civil rights activist Linda Sarsour, gave a lecture at the University of Massachusetts on Friday on organizing successful and intersectional resistance movements in the modern political climate.

Husband and wife bring Xi’an cuisine to Amherst

Husband and wife bring Xi’an cuisine to Amherst

Benjamin Keefe, Contributor

Li “Lili” Jia and Naitian Wang are the married couple behind Lili’s Restaurant in Amherst Center, a small eatery specializing in traditional Chinese cooking.

Graduate students march for wage increase, benefits

Graduate students march for wage increase, benefits

Maria Manning, Writer

The UMass GEO is asking the university to increase wages by 18 percent over three years, reduce health and childcare costs, eliminate graduate fees and create broader anti-discrimination protections.

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album a bold take on black life in America

Kendrick Lamar’s new album a bold take on black life in America

Jaylene Lopez, Writer

In these times of political hysteria, “DAMN.” offers a compilation of black power, an assertion of dominance and insight on Lamar’s personal life.

’13 Reasons Why’ is a haunting and worthwhile show

’13 Reasons Why’ is a haunting and worthwhile show

Thomas Calautti, Video Editor

If you watch or read only one thing about depression, this show is your answer.

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What to wear to flatter your figure

What to wear to flatter your figure

Chanel Connor, Contributor

Chanel Connor provides tricks and tips for dressing to flatter your shape.

Depression 101

Depression 101

Faith Gregory, Writer

A guide for students with depression, by a student with depression.

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Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

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Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Shayla Costa, Contributor

Since Valentine’s Day happens to be on a Tuesday, you know what that means — “$5 Tuesday!” Finally, you and your date will get to see Fifty Shades Darker or the Lego Batman Movie for only $10.

Top Five: Must-watch Netflix movies to get you in the holiday spirit

Top Five: Must-watch Netflix movies to get you in the holiday spirit

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

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Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Matthew Saburo Hachisu, Contributor

A new Design Building on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst officially opened last week.

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

‘Blade Runner’: A revisit before 2049

‘Blade Runner’: A revisit before 2049

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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