Amherst Wire

Friends of Howard Ziff Reunion

Friends of Howard Ziff Reunion

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs

On Sunday, Sept. 26, the UMass Journalism Department hosted a reunion to honor the man who shaped the department.

NFL Fantasy Football: Our week three lineup

NFL Fantasy Football: Our week three lineup

Kevin Kim, Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Sports, Voices

Week three of NFL Fantasy Football has begun. What's Kevin Kim's recommended lineup?

Bernie Sanders: Why millennials are “Feeling the Bern”

Bernie Sanders: Why millennials are “Feeling the Bern”

Léa Aliberti, Contributor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Campus, Politics

Sanders seems to be one, if not the only, presidential candidate who understands that it is millennials who will be living here in the future.

A Senior Farewell: Thank you UMass for teaching me about myself

A Senior Farewell: Thank you UMass for teaching me about myself

Zack Tobin, Writer

May 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Features, Voices

UMass helped Zack answer the ultimate question: Who am I?

Antonio’s: Stories by the slice

Antonio’s: Stories by the slice

Brilee Weaver, Managing Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Showcase, Travel

The North Pleasant Street storefront with the perpetual line out the door is the well-loved icon of Amherst — the college town institution that students remember and talk about long after they flip their graduation cap tassel and move on to the "real world."

Top Five Lessons for Women in Media

Top Five Lessons for Women in Media

Nia Decaille and Stephanie Ramirez

April 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Five

The five female panelists on Apr. 21 urged young journalists to work hard and get smart about the next step in their careers.

S#arp Attitude hits the high notes

S#arp Attitude hits the high notes

Ruthann Barry, Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under Campus

Donned in sleek black jackets and the occasional shimmering crop top, S#arp Attitude, UMass' female A cappella group, awaits the first notes from the pitch pipe.

Puffton Village: A home away from home

Puffton Village: A home away from home

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2015


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Profiles

Puffton Village, the second Southwest.

Protect Our Breasts shares awareness at Earth Day Yogathon

Protect Our Breasts shares awareness at Earth Day Yogathon

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

April 21, 2015


Filed under Campus

On Wednesday, April 22, members of Protect Our Breasts will host the organization's second annual Earth Day Yogathon to spread awareness about the harmful toxins found in everyday items that can increase the risks of breast cancer.

Protesters question mission of Autism Speaks

Protesters question mission of Autism Speaks

Paul Bagnall, Writer

April 20, 2015


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs

Autism Speaks held its seventh annual awareness fundraiser and 5K run on April 12 at Kendrick Park. The outreach effort was a success for the non-profit organization, raising nearly $31,000 for autism research. But for a group of local autistic protesters, the event marked a second year speaking out against the Autism Speaks mission.

Stepping back from basketball season 2014-15: UMass Minutemen Season in Review

Stepping back from basketball season 2014-15: UMass Minutemen Season in Review

April 17, 2015


Filed under Campus, Sports

Unfortunately, there was no such conversation this season for a few reasons.

UMass Dhadak to open for Hoodie, Chance, and Timeflies

UMass Dhadak to open for Hoodie, Chance, and Timeflies

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Campus

The group of 11 dancers won the opening act spot after competing against eight other performers- including rappers, bands, and dancers at UMass Got Talent in March.

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