Amherst Wire

Students of color unwind after racist incidents at UMass

Students of color unwind after racist incidents at UMass

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

The jovial environment was a far cry from the anger and sadness that many students of color have expressed in the past week.

UMass Football Coach Whipple suspended

UMass Football Coach Whipple suspended

Henry Brechter, Special projects editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford announced Whipple's suspension on Sunday night, a day after Whipple said referees "raped" his team.

Jackson Katz ‘82 to discuss men and #MeToo at UMass

Jackson Katz ‘82 to discuss men and #MeToo at UMass

Elizabeth Donoghue, Contributor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Jackson Katz returns to UMass to discuss how men can support gender equality and be effective allies.

How to make your vote count: A guide to voting in college

How to make your vote count: A guide to voting in college

Katherine Scott, Contributor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Some common questions — and answers — to help you prepare for Nov. 6.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 22

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 22

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Young Thug's "On the Run," Jimmy Butler's trade request, Mark Cuban's punishment and NBA media day.

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

Olivia Amato, Contributor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

The mixed-media showcase is bringing together people who would usually not interact in everyday life.

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Student Life

To accommodate the Class of 2022, the university assigned students to common rooms converted into quads.

Student profile: Tom Leary, professional videographer and entrepreneur

Student profile: Tom Leary, professional videographer and entrepreneur

Liam O'Connor, Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

"With every project, I want to create a look and feel that is unique to the artist I’m working with."

In photos: XTCA Art Parade brings life to streets of Amherst

In photos: XTCA Art Parade brings life to streets of Amherst

Maria Manning and Brian Choquet

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

Performers and marchers in the first-ever Cross Town Contemporary Art Parade brought the arts to life as they cheered and danced down North Pleasant Street on Sept. 22.

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Justin Risley, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Staff photographer, Justin Risley, checked out the first tailgate of the semester to see how UMass students are handling the new tailgating policies.

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

A University of Massachusetts fraternity that was suspended by the university last fall now faces charges of violating hazing and liquor laws.

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