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56 UMass Students Arrested at “Free Palestine” Protest
56 UMass Students Arrested at “Free Palestine” Protest
Gabby Burdick, News Editor

Students gathered outside the University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Union to protest the school’s investments and involvement in militarism.    The demonstration started at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, with a...

Protesting “The War Machine:” Several Arrested at Anti-War Demonstration Outside L3Harris Technologies in Northampton
Protesting “The War Machine:” Several Arrested at Anti-War Demonstration Outside L3Harris Technologies in Northampton
Gabby Burdick, News Editor

Seven people were arrested last Thursday at a protest outside a weapons manufacturing facility in Northampton, Massachusetts.    Five protesters chained themselves to boats and boat trailers they’d moved to...

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Orlando: A Celebration of Queerness Comes to the Rand Theater
"Orlando": A Celebration of Queerness Comes to the Rand Theater
Maanasa Dhavala, Writer
Based on a Sarah Ruhl adaptation of the Virginia Woolf novel, Orlando tells the story of a genderfluid aristocrat as they live through several centuries of history, fall in love, get their heart broken, and explore their identity. 
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Friendsgiving: Easy recipes for those who struggle in the kitchen
Friendsgiving: Easy recipes for those who struggle in the kitchen
Katherine Bernier, Contributor
A cherished tradition for many students towards the end of November is Friendsgiving, a fun excuse to get together and do what you do every week–eat food and talk. Friendsgiving is special though, there is something different about this get-together. Being tasked to bring something to the table (literally) is not always a fun opportunity. For those of us who struggle in the kitchen, it may even be scary. In some cases, it may be easiest to just buy something from the store. But, if you are looking to give it your best shot, keep reading. Below, I have some pretty easy recipes to follow if you are looking to bring homemade dishes to your Friendsgiving. 
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Amherst Wire Staff Picks: Valentines Day Playlist
Amherst Wire Staff Picks: Valentine's Day Playlist
Amherst Wire Staff

It’s the season of love, that time of year where you hear a love song and either embrace it with open arms or press skip upon hearing the first note. For this Amherst Wire Staff Pick, staff members picked five of their...

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Amherst Wire Staff Pick: Favorite Halloween Movies
Amherst Wire Staff Pick: Favorite Halloween Movies
Amherst Wire Staff

With Halloween approaching around the corner, the Amherst Wire Staff lets you in on some of their favorite scary movies to enjoy during the Halloween season.  Isabel Guilmette, Editor in Chief  “Nope”  Directed...

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UMass comeback bid falls short in A10 tournament against VCU
UMass comeback bid falls short in A10 tournament against VCU
Hayden McLaughlin, Assistant Sports Editor
The UMass Men’s Basketball season ended Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn at the hands of a dominant VCU squad. Read Hayden McLaughlin’s article for a recap of what happened.
UMass swept by Maine, set for Hockey East quarterfinal matchup at Providence
UMass swept by Maine, set for Hockey East quarterfinal matchup at Providence
Jack Ferry, Writer
Two heartbreaking finishes leave the Minutemen with their backs against the wall going into the weekend. Read Jack Ferry’s recap of the weekend, and what’s at stake heading into the Hockey East tournament.
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