Amherst Wire

Funky food and hidden treasures: The Amherst guide to San Francisco

Funky food and hidden treasures: The Amherst guide to San Francisco

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor

March 30, 2017

You're in a new, unfamiliar city. You know there are a million things to do but you don't know where to start.

Deconstructing ‘Decasia’: A UMass Production

Deconstructing ‘Decasia’: A UMass Production

Sarah Strangie, Contributor

March 27, 2017

Director Bill Morrison’s experimental film is a 70-minute series of decomposing film stock played alongside composer Michael Gordon’s original score.

Study Abroad: The most vulnerable four months of my life

Study Abroad: The most vulnerable four months of my life

Nujhat Purnata, Contributor

March 20, 2017

Studying abroad might not be the easiest four months of your life, it might not even be the best, but it sure is a thrilling rollercoaster which requires solid optimism.

The splendid spontaneity of my spring break

The splendid spontaneity of my spring break

Isaac Simon, Contributor

March 8, 2017

Then, one night, as I was hosting a soiree at my house, I took my phone out and made the executive decision of all executive decisions. I was going to take Jeremy and myself to see Drake in London. I bought two tickets, texted him and it was done. It happened about as fast as the idea originated. The only thing I needed to think about next was how I was going to get there.

A protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

A protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Kyle Olsen, Contributor

February 24, 2017

"Police guarded a single lane of traffic to support the hundreds who marched through the downtown metropolitan chanting and holding signs comparing his government practice to fascism."

Sustainable food and passion for farming reemerge on campus

Sustainable food and passion for farming reemerge on campus

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor

February 14, 2017

To some, sustainability may seem like a trend, but to the “Stockies” it is much more than just a fad.

Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor

February 8, 2017

Snow and sleet didn't stop thousands of bundled up New England Patriot fans from lining the streets for the Patriots Parade in Boston yesterday afternoon.

Study abroad: A three-week trip is a valuable experience

Study abroad: A three-week trip is a valuable experience

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor

February 7, 2017

"Three weeks was the perfect amount of time. I saw more, did more and ate more than I could have ever imagined and I left a better version of myself as a result."

UMass Amherst rapper NliteN releases music video for ‘Lite It Up’

UMass Amherst rapper NliteN releases music video for ‘Lite It Up’

Jaylene Lopez, Writer

February 1, 2017

Growing up in the inner-city, NliteN shares his experiences with racism, violence, absentee fathers, drugs and alcohol through his music.

Folks with Jokes presents: Thankfulla’ Sh*t

Folks with Jokes presents: Thankfulla’ Sh*t

Alexandra Pigeon, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2016

Music blasts over the murmur of conversation as about 80 students sit in the darkness of a half-filled Herter auditorium staring at a chalkboard that reads, “Thankfulla’ Shit."

Trigger warnings and safe spaces on college campuses spark emotional discourse

Trigger warnings and safe spaces on college campuses spark emotional discourse

Sarah Spencer, Contributor

November 4, 2016

Trigger warnings and safe spaces are an emotional issue for both professors and students alike.

A look at technology in Amherst and Springfield high schools

A look at technology in Amherst and Springfield high schools

Devin Thompson, Contributor

November 3, 2016

Twenty-five miles apart, but worlds away.

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