Amherst Wire

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 2/17-2/23

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 2/17-2/23

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

February 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Arrests and settlements in the NFL, major money in the MLB and a wild week of basketball.

Student Union detours and renovation get mixed reactions

Student Union detours and renovation get mixed reactions

Abigail Gracie, Contributor

February 16, 2019


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

After a chilly first few weeks, students have mixed feelings on the detours around the Student Union.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 6

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 6

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl

February 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Podcasts, Uncategorized

The girls talk with 808s and Ankle Breaks co-host Trevor Wilson and hear his opinion on hip-hop, basketball and some doghouse stories. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1xBTmyuhnOBhuQagSqpAVR?si=3CtVidWSS7ic9nrp7SjlVg Listen Here: Apple Music Spotify Follow Trevor and 808s and Ankle Breaks: @TrevorWilsonOG @808s_Abreaks Follow @thezooreport on social media Email Kacey at [email protected] or ...

Future, Gunna and Ty Dolla $ign Are Mullins Center Bound

Future, Gunna and Ty Dolla $ign Are Mullins Center Bound

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th UMass students received an email from Student Affairs and Campus Life, and presumably thousands of group chats rang out notifications of the screenshot sent throughout campus. The email contained the flyer for the Fifth Annual Mullins Live! Concert, or more commonly known to stude...

Ask UMass — Valentine’s Day

Ask UMass — Valentine’s Day

Rachel Swansburg, Barbara Talagan, and Olivia Amato-Hansen

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life

Amherst Wire reporters Barbara Talagan and Olivia Amato-Hansen ask UMass students about Valentine's Day.

A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

On Feb. 14, the UMass Theater Department will premiere the first English translation of “La Serrana de la Vera” by Luis Vélez de Guevara.

Student organizations readjust after Student Union closing

Student organizations readjust after Student Union closing

Carina DiBella, Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

With the Student Union now closed, a new round of student organizations make the transition to other spaces on campus.

New publication, The Rebirth Project, gives a platform to students of color

New publication, The Rebirth Project, gives a platform to students of color

Kyle Moynihan, Contributor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase, Student Life

The Rebirth Project picks up where its inspiration, The Drum, left off over 30 years ago– putting students of color's voices in the spotlight.

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