Amherst Wire

UMass students hold sit-in at State House

UMass students hold sit-in at State House

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

May 18, 2019

“If there are no student voices in the discussion, then how well are you doing your job.”

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

May 12, 2019

Although it's unknown to a majority of students, a select few are starting to fight against Coca Cola's ties to UMass.

Distinguished UMass Political Science Professor Sheldon Goldman discusses the Supreme Court

Distinguished UMass Political Science Professor Sheldon Goldman discusses the Supreme Court

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

May 3, 2019

Goldman stresses the fact that a more conservative Supreme Court can reverse landmark cases like Roe vs. Wade

Should UMass Build a Nuclear Power Plant?

Should UMass Build a Nuclear Power Plant?

Amelia Marceau, Writer

May 3, 2019

There’s a very clear threat that if something isn’t done soon, the damage done will become irreversible.

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

Brie Bristol and Julia Donohue

May 2, 2019

“I feel like people try to think science has nothing to do with society or doesn’t intertwine with things like sexism or racism but it does,” sophomore biochemistry and neuroscience major Juliana Babu said.

Andrew Puzder, former Hardee’s and Carls Jr. CEO, discusses capitalism at UMass

Andrew Puzder, former Hardee’s and Carls Jr. CEO, discusses capitalism at UMass

Amelia Marceau, Writer

May 1, 2019

Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., spoke to students on campus this past week about the differences between capitalism and socialism.

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

Patrick Kline and Matt Berg

April 30, 2019

Students had the opportunity to gain valuable insight from veteran women in sports journalism during the five-hour symposium

Ask UMass – Campus construction

Ask UMass – Campus construction

Rachel Swansburg and Rebecca Duffy

April 24, 2019

With the construction of the Student Union building underway, Rachel Swansburg and Rebecca Duffy ask UMass students what they want to see next on campus.

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

Christopher McLaughlin, Contributor

April 23, 2019

Although the campus is known for its dining, the food pantry at UMass still serves as a main food source for many students.

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