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Ask UMass: Mask Mandate Lift

Ask UMass: Mask Mandate Lift

Ethan Brayall-Brown, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2022
On this episode of Ask UMass, students tell Ethan Brayall-Brown their thoughts and opinions on the lifted mask mandate here at UMass.
Ask UMass: Blarney 2022

Ask UMass: Blarney 2022

Katie Katz and Chris Rodriguez March 5, 2022
On this episode of Ask UMass, students tell our reporters Katie Katz and Chris Rodriguez what their Blarney plans are and what they look forward to celebrating most this year. 

Ask UMass

November 25, 2021

On this Episode of Ask UMass, students tell Amherst Wire Reporters what their Thanksgiving traditions are and mention some of their favorite foods.   Reporters: Ethan Brayall-Brown, Gabriella...

Former Coach Walt Bell with members of the UMass Football team courtesy of Massachusetts Athletics on Flickr

UMass football head coach fired

Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
Shanti Furtado, Contributor November 16, 2021
Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
The Brookdale Cushing Park senior living center courtesy of Executive Director, Phil Potts.

How Cushing Park is dealing with COVID-19 while housing the most vulnerable group

Brookdale Cushing Park is a senior living center that was hit hard by the pandemic, yet the way they handled it was extraordinary.
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer November 14, 2021
Brookdale Cushing Park is a senior living center that was hit hard by the pandemic, yet the way they handled it was extraordinary.
UMass announces creation of Title IX Student Advisory Task Force

UMass announces creation of Title IX Student Advisory Task Force

The student task force will serve as a liaison between students and administration.
Maddie Fabian, Writer November 7, 2021

AMHERST - UMass Amherst announced the establishment of a Title IX Student Advisory Task Force as part of an ongoing effort to address sexual misconduct on campus.   In an email sent to students...

Ask UMass – Vibe Check

What are UMass Students listening to?
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Gabriella Merullo, and Kate Katz October 29, 2021

On this episode of Ask UMass, we asked students one simple question, "What are you listening to?" Students gave us the all sorts of genres, songs, artists and podcasts, so we decided to make a new series...

Wheeler Hall in Central. Wikipedia Commons.

Incident near University Health Services sends campus into shelter in place

Individual hospitalized after self harm attempt.
Talia Heisey, Nicole Biagioni, and Abbie Gracie October 26, 2021

On Tuesday Oct. 26, the University of Massachusetts went into shelter in place protocol as an active threat appeared on campus.According to the UMass Amherst Alerts, UMass community members received a...

“Products of our time, reflections of ourselves”: UMCA exhibit displays Nicole Eisenman’s prints

A mix of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, paper pulp prints and monotypes sits in the UMCA as artist Nicole Eisenman displays her norn-defying art to the public.
Maddie Fabian, Writer October 14, 2021

  AMHERST - The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) at UMass Amherst currently features art by the internationally renowned artist Nicole Eisenman. It is the first UMCA exhibit open to...

Sunday’s Theta Chi Protest

Libby Mcmanus and Nicole Biagioni September 24, 2021

Amherst Wire's Libby McManus covered to Sunday's protest at the Theta Chi Fraternity. The protest originated at the Chancellor's home and made it's way down to the fraternity. The protest lasted for several...

UMass Amherst to pursue investigation into sexual assault allegation

After Chancellor Subbaswamy sent an email Monday night about Sunday's protests amid sexual assault allegations at Theta Chi, an investigation is taking place, per UMass Communications Director.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager September 21, 2021

After two days of protests and demonstrations led by University of Massachusetts-Amherst students in response to a sexual assault allegation made against the Theta Chi fraternity, university officials...

Protester in front of Theta Chi by Abbie Gracie

UMass protests to ban Theta Chi after alleged assault

Amid allegations of a woman being roofied at the fraternity, UMass students took the streets to protest against frat culture.
Abbie Gracie and Zach Steward, Editors September 20, 2021
Amid allegations of a woman being roofied at the fraternity, UMass students took the streets to protest against frat culture.
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