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Race isn’t so black and white

Race isn’t so black and white

Tristan Smith, Contributor

February 24, 2020

Why do we have different races? Richard Goldsby, a biology professor at Amherst College, lectures to an attentive audience last Tuesday about the DNA-entangled tale of race, and how racism was a result of its inception.

Mass Vintage: the new store with secondhand finds

Mass Vintage: the new store with secondhand finds

Sophia Torres, Writer

February 20, 2020

Five months after its grand opening in September, Mass Vintage is running smoothly and garnering more support in downtown Amherst.

The only one in the room: The cost of diversity for journalists of color

The only one in the room: The cost of diversity for journalists of color

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

February 5, 2020

While newsrooms aim to create an inclusive and diverse workplace, journalists of color often struggle with imposter syndrome, tokenism and isolation.

The Paws Program brings smiles to students

The Paws Program brings smiles to students

Nicole Biagioni

December 16, 2019

Ever wonder who’s behind the paws program? Nicole Biagioni takes a look into the organization that puts on de-stress events, and the therapy dog group that brings happiness to UMass Amherst students.

Something’s cooking on the 11th floor

Something’s cooking on the 11th floor

Desire' Jackson - Crosby , Contributor

December 11, 2019

 UMass’ hidden, affordable, and student-run gem

“I’m Still Whole:” A rape survivor’s journey of healing

“I’m Still Whole:” A rape survivor’s journey of healing

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 11, 2019

For over a month, Molly Hamel's project, "I'm Still Whole," attempts to bring awareness to one of the most prominent issues on college campuses.

PodCheck: Fact and fiction of climate change

PodCheck: Fact and fiction of climate change

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce

December 11, 2019

Tune in to uncover the truths and myths of climate change.

Local smoke shops struggle to survive Massachusetts’ vape ban

Local smoke shops struggle to survive Massachusetts’ vape ban

John Burke, Contributor

December 9, 2019

The ban may come to a close, but has the damage already been done?

Meet Campus Design & Copy: A student co-op that is more than just printing

Meet Campus Design & Copy: A student co-op that is more than just printing

Rebecca Duffy, Video Editor

December 9, 2019

Video editor Rebecca Duffy sat down with Campus Design & Copy co-managers to discuss what it's like to work at CD&C and how their temporary relocation from the Student Union affected business.

The Zoo Report: Jonathan Kermah on being co-editor in chief of Amherst Wire

The Zoo Report: Jonathan Kermah on being co-editor in chief of Amherst Wire

Chloe Lindahl, Kacey Connolly, and Katherine Kelley

December 6, 2019

Tune in to hear hot takes on hooking up with exes, Disney+ and ranch dressing.

Ask UMass — Thanksgiving

Ask UMass — Thanksgiving

Nicole Biagioni and John Buday

November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and on this week's episode of Ask UMass, Nicole Biagioni and John Buday talk to students about the holiday, their favorite dish and what they're thankful for.

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