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Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Caeli Chesin and Brian Choquet

November 19, 2019

In a given year, UMass blows through an estimated 11,280,000 single-use plastic bottles. Most of which aren't recycled.

“Who lit the match?”

“Who lit the match?”

Xenia Arinez, Contributor

November 18, 2019

The politics behind one of Bolivia's most devastating wildfires

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

November 18, 2019

“They're really being brought back with no autonomy when they go back. No family connections, no financial security and really no familiarity with the culture.”

Ask UMass — Vaping Ban

Ask UMass — Vaping Ban

November 18, 2019

In this week's episode of Ask UMass, Rebecca Duffy and Meghan Carney ask students about the controversial topic of vaping and what they think of Governor Charlie Baker's ban on vaping and vape-related products.

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: VAR, Leicester City’s top 4 chances and Unai Emery.

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: VAR, Leicester City’s top 4 chances and Unai Emery.

Jacob Robson, Alejandro Winsor, and Joshua Crespo

November 14, 2019

Tune in to hear the boys talk VAR and Leicester City.

(Fake) Blonde Moment Podcast: Best artists of the decade and recaps on celebrity Halloween costumes

(Fake) Blonde Moment Podcast: Best artists of the decade and recaps on celebrity Halloween costumes

Grace Sherwood and Chad Douty

November 14, 2019

Tune in to hear Kardashian recaps and holiday talk.

Israel-Palestine: panelists address Chancellor’s Statement during BDS Panel

Israel-Palestine: panelists address Chancellor’s Statement during BDS Panel

Caeli Chesin and Talia Heisey

November 13, 2019

The month leading up to the event was full of controversy, from both within and outside of UMass.

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Abigail Gracie, Writer

November 11, 2019

Overheard on Facebook - some juicy drama.

Ask UMass — End of the decade fashion

Ask UMass — End of the decade fashion

Meghan Carney and Nicole Biagioni

November 10, 2019

With 2020 quickly approaching, the Amherst Wire video team will be asking students about key trends from the last ten years in our "End of the decade" series. In this episode, Meghan Carney and Nicole Biagioni ask students about the best and worst fashion choices since 2010.

Nostras Voces begins planning for 2020 show

Nostras Voces begins planning for 2020 show

Brian Choquet, News Editor

November 10, 2019

Art and activism come together for UMass Students for Reproductive Justice's annual show.

The Zoo Report: Flynn Krankowsi on Active Minds and mental health

The Zoo Report: Flynn Krankowsi on Active Minds and mental health

Kacey Connolly, Katherine Kelley, and Chloe Lindahl

November 8, 2019

Tune in to learn about Active Minds and other resources for mental health on campus.

Apple Week takes over dining commons

Apple Week takes over dining commons

Abbie Gracie, Writer

November 7, 2019

Peanut butter apple smoothies and baked apple French toast expected during Apple Week.

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