Amherst Wire

Stand Against Racism at UMass

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Stephanie Murray, Writer

April 11, 2016

Students marched through campus and gathered for a panel, featuring students from UMass, Amherst College, and the University of Missouri, which focused on racism on college campuses.

Campus forum calls for increased funding and inclusion

Campus forum calls for increased funding and inclusion

Bryan Bowman, Writer

April 8, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, UMass hosted the last of a series of campus forums, which focused on college affordability, diversity, and inclusion.

Cult of Passivity

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Bethany Thomas, Contributor

April 5, 2016

A 2014 Pew Research Center survey found that the millennial generation is not only the most racially diverse generation in the history of America, but that it is also the most liberal on both social and political issues.

Gun regulations trigger emotion and debate

Gun regulations trigger emotion and debate

James Villalobos, Writer

March 30, 2016

Clements has been a teacher for 24 years, and 11 of those years have been spent at Sandy Hook. Clements said she never expected to find herself running away from the school.

3D Printing on the rise at UMass

3D Printing on the rise at UMass

Katie Charbonneau, Contributor

March 23, 2016

Emma Cook just wanted some rubber ducks. Cook, a Classics major, wanted to give them to her boyfriend as a memorable Valentine’s Day present. But she didn’t want to give him just any ducks; she wanted them to be unique. She didn’t know where she could find what she was looking for so she decided...

Austin Peek and the UMass Climateers tackle climate change

Austin Peek and the UMass Climateers tackle climate change

Haley Bucelewicz, Writer

March 22, 2016

It's a Monday night at the Commonwealth Honors College and eight students sit in an Elm Hall classroom. They all come from different backgrounds- finance, engineering, microbiology, computer science- but they share one passion: fighting climate change.

Following the Water: Spring Break in Flint

Following the Water: Spring Break in Flint

James Villalobos, Writer

March 13, 2016

It's all hands on deck in the effort to distribute bottled water to as many Flint, Mich., residents as possible.

Panel speakers suggest a different approach to racism

Panel speakers suggest a different approach to racism

Stephanie Murray, Writer

March 11, 2016

Rather than "calling out" those who perpetuate oppression and racism, we should be creating an open discussion.

Joanne Keller: Not all heroes wear capes

Joanne Keller: Not all heroes wear capes

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

March 10, 2016

This is UMass's favorite omelet lady.

UMass alumna Sarah Hill: The matchmaker of NYC real estate

UMass alumna Sarah Hill: The matchmaker of NYC real estate

Stephanie Murray, Writer

March 8, 2016

She matches roommates, shows apartments and offers advice to clients coming to the area for the first time. Recent college graduates are her main focus.

A look at this year’s quiet and controlled Blarney Blowout

A look at this year's quiet and controlled Blarney Blowout

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief

March 7, 2016

Take a look at our Storify on this year's Blarney Blowout.

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