Amherst Wire

U-Más Fuerte Together: The UMass Racial Justice Coalition

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 10, 2020

What initially began as a Google Doc, soon became a movement led by the UMass Racial Justice Coalition. Students at UMass are now signing their names to join and support the RJC's demands.

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

Joanna Buoniconti, Brianna Silva, and Talia Heisey

July 9, 2020

In-person classes have been suspended for the remainder of the semester. We'll provide daily updates from Whitmore and beyond.

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

Ava Bertino, Contributing Writer

July 9, 2020

Sofie Lafratta, a freshman at Indiana University, is in a long distance relationship with her boyfriend who attends West Virginia University. How has quarantine, a time when everyone should stay inside and avoid spending time with non-relatives as much as possible, affected her relationship?

The Revolution is Now

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2020

Right now we are witnessing centuries worth of Black history and activism providing people with the tools to combat white supremacy. Right now we are observing society unfold and blossom. Right now we are experiencing the power of unity and the beauty of diversity

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2020

A collection of words of wisdom by women in college, for women entering college. 

Isaiah Rodgers drafted by Indianapolis Colts

Isaiah Rodgers drafted by Indianapolis Colts

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

April 28, 2020

The former UMass corner was selected in the 6th round, giving UMass football three alumni on NFL rosters.

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

April 23, 2020

MASSPRIG celebrated Earth Day's 50th anniversary by co-hosting a virtual event for 100% renewal energy.

Reforming an incarcerated America

Reforming an incarcerated America

Saliha Bayrak and Karen Kimble

April 12, 2020

The relationship between UMass and Hampshire County Jail is still in its infancy, but Professor Raymond hopes to cultivate it into a more well-established program that forms a direct “pipeline” between release from jail to enrollment at UMass — or even a class that regular UMass students take alongside students who are incarcerated.

Men’s Basketball: UMass continues to fill their roster for the next season

Men's Basketball: UMass continues to fill their roster for the next season

Liam Shea, Editor

April 8, 2020

On March 18th the Minutemen officially added Wichita State Guard, Noah Fernandes amongst other players to their growing roster.

The Science of Craft: A class like no other

Fermann shapes a hot glass bubble into a globe with glass blowing jacks.

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 8, 2020

The Science of Craft is not your typical gen-ed class, with students becoming blacksmiths glassblowers.

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

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Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

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