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COVID-19 Updates: Residential Life shares plans for housing

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Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 16, 2020

While campus remains off-limits for most, UMass has devised a strategy to provide housing for the students who need it most.

Social distancing: It’s a real thing and you should do it

Social distancing: It’s a real thing and you should do it

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 16, 2020

Residents are advised to stay home, and if you have to go out, maintain a distance of at least six feet from other people.

COVID-19 Updates: Massachusetts implements new precautions

COVID-19 Updates: Massachusetts implements new precautions

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 15, 2020

Amid the rapid growth of the COVID-19 virus, Massachusetts is moving to stop "community spread" through large events and gatherings.

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

“The Water Station”, creating your own story

Caroline Berteletti, Contributor

March 11, 2020

He offers an opening for interpretation, “the audience creates their own meaning, because once you see the sculptures and actors on stage, you will start making meaning, and I think that’s the idea of the playwright.” 

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2020

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning for the semester.

Straight Sex ignite audiences with their final string of shows

Straight Sex, featured on their single cover

David Anderson, Writer

March 4, 2020

Sadly, this was one of Straight Sex’s final shows. In a couple of months, they will be going on an “indefinite hiatus.”

Changes for the Five College Student Film & Video Festival

The exterior of the Stirn Auditorium (Photo/ Ian Dartley)

Ian Dartley, Writer

February 29, 2020

The winning narrative film, “Sleep Paralysis,” stood out as a carefully crafted nightmare.

Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

The smoothie and juice bar, Nutrition First, located in Agawam, Massachusetts has become a true embodiment of what it means to maintain a healthy lifestyle on both a mind, body and soul level.

Mass Vintage: the new store with secondhand finds

(Photo courtesy of Mass Vintage/@Massvintage)

Sophia Torres, Writer

February 20, 2020

Five months after its grand opening in September, Mass Vintage is running smoothly and garnering more support in downtown Amherst.

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Sean Dunham, Contributor

February 13, 2020

Mission Cantina serves delicious Mexican food in a vibrant and fun space, offering its guests an authentic experience.

Why you should check out Amherst Cinema

(Ian Dartley/ The main entrance of the Cinema)

Ian Dartley, Writer

February 12, 2020

In a day and age where theaters are being strongarmed by big Hollywood studios into screening franchise and name-branded films, it's refreshing to find a diamond in the rough that's able to freely screen whatever they please.

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