Amherst Wire

What happened to Hampshire College?

What happened to Hampshire College?

Matt Berg, Assistant Campus News Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Showcase

For most of its existence, Hampshire College has experienced financial instability. However, this has only come to light after a turbulent month for the progressive college.

American Moor: A true one-man show

American Moor: A true one-man show

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Entertainment, Showcase, Voices

As a “big black male,” the business expected Keith Hamilton Cobb to fit the stereotypes associated with his identity.

UMass students turn empty alleyway into festive community space

UMass students turn empty alleyway into festive community space

Justin Risley, Assistant Photo/Video Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Showcase

A group of UMass students turn alleyways into Instagram-worthy spaces.

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

“It comes down to the question: ‘What are your priorities?’”

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized

A look into the local farms that supply the award-winning food at Umass Amherst.

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

October 3, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Showcase, Travel

From the peak, the University of Massachusetts W. E. B. Du Bois library appeared to be the size of a Tic Tac.

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

Olivia Amato, Contributor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

The mixed-media showcase is bringing together people who would usually not interact in everyday life.

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Break out of the college-town bubble and try these great Northampton cafes.

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

Henry Brechter and Liam O'Connor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

As UMass kicks into gear for the fall semester, it's important to know what you might have missed over the summer.

The state of legalization: Effects of marijuana dispensaries on state welfare

The state of legalization: Effects of marijuana dispensaries on state welfare

Harry Ortof, Assistant Politics/Op-Ed Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Opinion, Showcase

With the opening of a new dispensary in North Amherst, let's look at how legalization impacts a state's welfare.

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