Amherst Wire

Are smartphones making us lonely?

Are smartphones making us lonely?

Jim Lyons, Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Technology

"Social media erases the worry of stutters, pauses, or silences during a conversation, but these little interpersonal faults are how we truly get to know each other."

Lessons to be learned from Pretty Little Liars

Lessons to be learned from Pretty Little Liars

Tess McGeer, Contributor

October 24, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"Murder, ominous text messages and four teenage girls with great hair and terrible luck. Welcome to the world of Pretty Little Liars."

Music review: Immortal Technique revolutionizes Pearl Street

Music review: Immortal Technique revolutionizes Pearl Street

Frank Dutan, Contributor

October 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Music

"Immortal Technique never failed to remind the crowd that hip-hop has always been about rebellion."

All new TV seasons to fall into

All new TV seasons to fall into

Samantha Gillis, Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, TV/Movies

"There is always a lot of hype around big Hollywood names coming to, returning to, or slumping to TV, depending on how you look at it."

All the leaves are brown: Fall playlist

All the leaves are brown: Fall playlist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Music

1. “California Dreamin’” by the Mamas and the Papas Although this classic song takes place on a winter’s day, the opening lyrics “All the leaves are brown/and the sky is gray,” epitomizes fall weather as leaves begin to change colors and the weather begins to cool. The songs spectacular...

A strange history of Hip-Hop

A strange history of Hip-Hop

Mallory Braun, Writer

October 21, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Music

"Music is cyclical. It goes out of style and is then recycled and revamped to capture the attention of a new audience. Hip-hop characterizes this phenomenon impeccably."

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