Amherst Wire

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Abigail Gracie, Writer

November 11, 2019

Overheard on Facebook - some juicy drama.

Ask UMass — End of the decade fashion

Ask UMass — End of the decade fashion

Meghan Carney and Nicole Biagioni

November 10, 2019

With 2020 quickly approaching, the Amherst Wire video team will be asking students about key trends from the last ten years in our "End of the decade" series. In this episode, Meghan Carney and Nicole Biagioni ask students about the best and worst fashion choices since 2010.

Nostras Voces begins planning for 2020 show

Nostras Voces begins planning for 2020 show

Brian Choquet, News Editor

November 10, 2019

Art and activism come together for UMass Students for Reproductive Justice's annual show.

And the beat goes on; Terri Lyne Carrington and her latest album “Waiting Game”

And the beat goes on; Terri Lyne Carrington and her latest album “Waiting Game”

Julia Donohue, Assistant Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2019

The political emphasis on Carrington’s career is clear, especially in her upcoming album, “Waiting Game.” Singles “Bells (Ring Loudly)” and “Waiting Game” are about police killings and the 2016 election respectively. 

The Zoo Report: Flynn Krankowsi on Active Minds and mental health

The Zoo Report: Flynn Krankowsi on Active Minds and mental health

Kacey Connolly, Katherine Kelley, and Chloe Lindahl

November 8, 2019

Tune in to learn about Active Minds and other resources for mental health on campus.

Apple Week takes over dining commons

Apple Week takes over dining commons

Abbie Gracie, Writer

November 7, 2019

Peanut butter apple smoothies and baked apple French toast expected during Apple Week.

Highlights: UMass Women’s Basketball falls in opener

Highlights: UMass Women’s Basketball falls in opener

Marty Keane, Contributor

November 6, 2019

In the season opener, UMass lost to Merrimack 79-64 at the Mullins Center.

Penny For Your Thoughts: Hookup culture, fact or fiction and having kids

Penny For Your Thoughts: Hookup culture, fact or fiction and having kids

Deirdre Carberry and Elena Babson

November 6, 2019

Tune in to hear hot takes on hookup culture and adopting kids.

Five Swastikas were drawn on the UMass Fine Arts Center

Five Swastikas were drawn on the UMass Fine Arts Center

Emilee Klein, Writer

November 6, 2019

Five swastikas were drawn in chalk on the Fine Arts Center last Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Freshman T.J. Weeks stars in UMass Basketball opener

Freshman T.J. Weeks stars in UMass Basketball opener

Liam Shea, Reporter

November 6, 2019

With a balanced attack from behind the arc and in the paint, UMass Basketball flies past UMass Lowell.

PodCheck: Episode one

PodCheck: Episode one

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce

November 5, 2019

Uncover the vaping epidemic with PodCheck

How UMass is changing the conversation around mental health

How UMass is changing the conversation around mental health

Laurie Sexton, Contributor

November 5, 2019

UMass has been working to give students more resources to combat mental health.

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