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Jackson Katz ‘82 to discuss men and #MeToo at UMass

Jackson Katz ‘82 to discuss men and #MeToo at UMass

Elizabeth Donoghue, Contributor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Jackson Katz returns to UMass to discuss how men can support gender equality and be effective allies.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

October 1, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Entertainment, Showcase

With so much happening on social media, it's hard to keep up. Here are the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff.

How to make your vote count: A guide to voting in college

How to make your vote count: A guide to voting in college

Katherine Scott, Contributor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Some common questions — and answers — to help you prepare for Nov. 6.

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

Olivia Amato, Contributor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

The mixed-media showcase is bringing together people who would usually not interact in everyday life.

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Student Life

To accommodate the Class of 2022, the university assigned students to common rooms converted into quads.

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Justin Risley, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2018


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

Staff photographer, Justin Risley, checked out the first tailgate of the semester to see how UMass students are handling the new tailgating policies.

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

A University of Massachusetts fraternity that was suspended by the university last fall now faces charges of violating hazing and liquor laws.

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

Henry Brechter and Liam O'Connor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

As UMass kicks into gear for the fall semester, it's important to know what you might have missed over the summer.

UMass community ‘melting’ during a sweaty syllabus week

UMass community ‘melting’ during a sweaty syllabus week

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

The first week of school has been a sweaty one for students at the University of Massachusetts, but relief is finally on the way.

The state of legalization: Effects of marijuana dispensaries on state welfare

The state of legalization: Effects of marijuana dispensaries on state welfare

Harry Ortof, Assistant Politics/Op-Ed Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Opinion, Showcase

With the opening of a new dispensary in North Amherst, let's look at how legalization impacts a state's welfare.

UMass FTK Dance Marathon raises over $200,000 for local hospital

UMass FTK Dance Marathon raises over $200,000 for local hospital

Michael Connors, Assistant Campus News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

“The atmosphere when you walk into this event is unlike anything you will experience anywhere else on campus," said UMass senior Brady Sharon.

Did Cardi B ruin Tinder? UMass students weigh in

Did Cardi B ruin Tinder? UMass students weigh in

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Rapper Cardi B took over Tinder during the #SwipeOff competition, but the reviews are mixed on whether that was a good or bad thing.

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