Amherst Wire

Ask UMass — Super Bowl edition

Ask UMass — Super Bowl edition

Rachel Swansburg, Olivia Amato-Hansen, and Barbara Talagan

February 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Showcase

Barbara Talagan and Olivia Amato-Hansen ask UMass students about the Super Bowl experience.

The town of Amherst – what’s in a name?

The town of Amherst – what’s in a name?

Matt Berg, Assistant Politics Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Amherst is home to 28,000 college students—many of whom are unfamiliar with the history of their new surroundings.

UMass student pursuing TEDx license

UMass student pursuing TEDx license

Abigail DesVergnes, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Sophomore Ruby Ramsay is in the process of creating a TED event to serve the Five Colleges.

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Olivia Amato-Hansen, Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles, Showcase, Voices

Professor Danielle Samuels has wanted to be a psychologist since she was a kid.

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Carina Dibella, Contributor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

“I’ve learned that people up here are just as bigoted as people down south...The only difference is that they’re more reserved about it.”

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and alumni are feeling angry after a Residential Life employee asked a student to take down a sign denouncing Nazism.

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Faith Cardoza and Xinyi Xu

December 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Relationships, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

“I had never been away from my daughter for this long...I wanted to hold on to her for as long as I could.”

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Kathryn Fallah, Correspondent

December 13, 2018


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

A look back at a semester marked by a number of acts of hate, and a look forward to where we go from here.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

Kacey Connolly, Chloe Lindahl, and Katherine Kelley

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Podcasts, Student Life

Tune in for their weekly "dog house" relationship advice segment.

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