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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 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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BShara performing at a local concert (bsharamusic on Instagram)
Becoming B'Shara: Embracing your musical identity
Lance Airasian, Contributor
Within the past year, senior UMass engineering major Eli Feldman began performing across UMass under his stage name, Bshara. However, Bshara wasn't always backed with a full band of passionate musicians pooling their talents and skills together to bring a friend’s project to life. Originally it was just Feldman in a bedroom with a laptop, passion, and a drive to be different.
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UMass downs George Mason following late game chaos
UMass downs George Mason following late game chaos
Hayden McLaughlin, Writer
After a back and forth competition, UMass was able to overcome late game struggles that have plagued them all season to pull ahead of George Mason. Read Hayden McLaughlin’s article for all of the game details.
Coach Greg Carvel has built an influential culture that is UMass Hockey
Coach Greg Carvel has built an influential culture that is UMass Hockey
John Ruggiero, Sports Editor
The culture that Greg Carvel has built coaching hockey has made positive impacts all over at UMass. Hear from the coach himself and others on this impact in John Ruggiero's article.
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