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UMass students safe after London attack, officials say

UMass students safe after London attack, officials say

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

University of Massachusetts Amherst spokesperson Ed Blaguszewski released a statement saying university officials are in the process of confirming the safety of students studying abroad in the London area after an attack.

Did political scientists fail us?

Did political scientists fail us?

John Coakley, Writer

While nearly everyone and their Facebook friends failed to predict a Trump victory, many political scientists accurately predicted this shocking outcome. The problem is that they widely rejected their own findings.

Amherst Wire 360: The Botanic Garden of Smith College

Amherst Wire 360: The Botanic Garden of Smith College

Morgan Hughes and Joshua Murray

Free and open to the public, anyone can visit the Botanic Gardens of Smith College and walk from greenhouse to greenhouse to explore the exotic rainforests, crisp tulip gardens and rows of precious succulents.

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Can’t Swim’s ‘Fail You Again’ whips energy dynamic on pop rock tightrope

Can’t Swim’s ‘Fail You Again’ whips energy dynamic on pop rock tightrope

Fitzgerald Pucci, Writer

Incorporating destruction, a recurring theme of drowning and a one-way magnifying glass towards the self, “Fail You Again” creates a typical “me-first” narrative focusing on love and women.

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ plays its strengths

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ plays its strengths

John Coakley, Contributor

While the sequel is perhaps inferior to the original, it is a genuinely fun adventure that sets up an intriguing premise for another sequel.

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LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

Rachel Ayotte, Lifestyle Editor

An app designed to analyze your texts, so you don't have to.

Butter Late Than Never: A hearty slice of single

Butter Late Than Never: A hearty slice of single

Rachel Ayotte, Lifestyle Editor

Treat yourself.

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Podcasts

Movie Droogs Podcast: The Academy Awards

Movie Droogs Podcast: The Academy Awards

Kevin Rogers and Zack Trembowicz

Kevin and Zack discuss the Academy Awards on this weekly podcast.

March 2

Movie Droogs Podcast: ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’

Movie Droogs Podcast: ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’

Kevin Rogers and Zack Trembowicz

Kevin Rogers and Zack Trembowicz discuss film in their weekly podcast.

February 28

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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