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WATCH: UMass students strike for sanctuary campus last week

WATCH: UMass students strike for sanctuary campus last week

Jon Decker, Writer

February 23, 2017

Students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst held a strike to further demand the UMass system become sanctuary campuses.

Southwest Express halts delivery service

Southwest Cafe. (Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Michael Hickey, Contributor

February 23, 2017

In a sudden upset move, Southwest Café’s delivery service Southwest Express has been discontinued, leaving some on-campus students unhappy.

UMass students to walk out, strike Friday for a Sanctuary Campus

Protesters chant in front of the Student Union for a sanctuary campus on Feb. 3, 2017. (Julie Shamgochian/Amherst Wire)

Wei Cai, Writer

February 16, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 17, students and community will go on strike at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s in hopes of having the campus become a Sanctuary Campus.

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Screenshot from video.

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer

February 8, 2017

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

Thousands gathered in Southwest after the Patriots beat the falcons in overtime during the 51st Super Bowl. (Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Morgan Hughes

February 7, 2017

In this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Morgan Hughes and Jackson Cote, Southwest residents react to the Super Bowl victory.

WGBY introduces region’s first bilingual television show

WGBY introduces region's first bilingual television show

James Villalobos, Writer

May 4, 2016

“We’ve been wanting a space where we can share these stories that we’ve been collecting for so long."

One guitar out of a 100

One guitar out of a 100

Ron Garza, Contributor

May 3, 2016

“When I heard about the guitar being stolen, I could hear it in her voice. She really was devastated.”

UMass Quidditch gives back

UMass Quidditch gives back

Julia Economou, Contributor

April 29, 2016

At UMass, campus organizations must commit to community service throughout the semester. The Quidditch team decided to give back at the Sunderland Library.

The Trash Monster

The Trash Monster

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

April 26, 2016

The overall purpose of this project was to cut down on the excessive use of to-go containers.

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Gabriela Reyes, Contributor

April 21, 2016

“Put paths were people actually walk instead of paving where you want people to walk”

To drink or not to drink?

To drink or not to drink?

Julia Economou, Contributor

April 18, 2016

In a study done in 2012 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, psychologists found that drinking alcohol actually helps in the brain's creative thinking process.

A sign of good marketing?

A sign of good marketing?

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

April 15, 2016

Car horns and shouting filled the air at the corner of College and South East Street in Amherst, but not because of reckless driving or road rage. Instead, it is because of Wen Jeng and his unique job.

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