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Physical Plant employees caught reporting fraudulent hours

Physical Plant employees caught reporting fraudulent hours

Tiffany Khuu, Contributor

Employees had been purposely misreporting extra employment hours and misusing campus resources.

‘Doomsday clock’ close to midnight, Noam Chomsky tells audience at UMass Amherst

‘Doomsday clock’ close to midnight, Noam Chomsky tells audience at UMass Amherst

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor

Noam Chomsky, a renowned linguist and intellectual, gave a lecture titled, “Prospects For Survival” to a crowd of several thousand people at the Mullins Center.

Hadley man arraigned following alleged bomb threat in Coolidge Hall

Hadley man arraigned following alleged bomb threat in Coolidge Hall

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

“There are always ‘what if’s’ in situations like this,” Adara North said.

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Stolas defies overwhelming odds, releases encapsulating self-titled album

Stolas defies overwhelming odds, releases encapsulating self-titled album

Fitzgerald Pucci, Writer

"Stolas" is riddled with power moments. The instrumentation is tighter and cleaner than ever. Even without screams, the band manages to preserve contagious, maddening energy in a way only Stolas can.

Drake’s ‘More Life’ — Would less have been more?

Drake’s ‘More Life’ — Would less have been more?

Jonathan Kermah, Writer

There’s just so much content in “More Life” that it becomes hard to take in, however, there's so much diversity in the sound throughout the project that there's at least something most viewers will enjoy.

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Depression 101

Depression 101

Faith Gregory, Writer

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

Adulting isn’t easy: My very first trip to the laundromat

Adulting isn’t easy: My very first trip to the laundromat

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor

With that my first laundromat experience had come to an end. I was not proud of my performance, but I’m determined to do better next time. I drove myself home and immediately went to my bed to take a nap because, well, being an adult is tiring.

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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