Amherst Wire

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Skyline from South Field/ Wikimedia Commons user Eraboin

An oral history of UMass’s only remote school year

A first-year student versus a senior's experience
Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor May 13, 2021
A first-year student versus a senior's experience.
The correlation between social isolation and social distancing

The correlation between social isolation and social distancing

How do they relate to each other?
Julia Indursky, Contributor May 5, 2021
How do they relate to each other?
(Tom's photo gallery / Flickr)

“Massachusetts 2050: A Warming State” Temperature changes in Massachusetts will affect the distribution and population of different insect species

Here are two losers and four winners
Bella Damiecki, Contributor April 30, 2021
One aspect of climate change is that of native insect populations. In Massachusetts, two species that are facing a rapid decline are honey bees and monarch butterflies. However, there are several species that have seen increases in their populations such as southern pine beetles, deer ticks, cockroaches and mosquitoes.  
UMass community reacts to 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony announcement

UMass community reacts to 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony announcement

Commencement will feature four in-person ceremonies with two guests per graduate
Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor April 28, 2021
Commencement will feature four in-person ceremonies with two guests per graduate
(Marc A. Hermann / Flickr)

UMass students share what it’s like to get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Getting vaccinated at UMass? Here is what you'll experience
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer April 16, 2021
Getting vaccinated at UMass? Here is what you'll experience.
Wire News Round Up - 4.12.21

Wire News Round Up – 4.12.21

UMass hockey wins national championship, updated COVID case numbers and more
UMass hockey wins national championship, updated COVID case numbers and more.
Almost Healthy: Unconventional vegetable recipes

Almost Healthy: Unconventional vegetable recipes

Episode two featuring parmesan roasted chickpeas and SCOBY selfies
Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh April 8, 2021
Vegetables! Emilee and Sam tear apart their sneakiest ways to eat veggies
Wire News Round Up - 4.6.21

Wire News Round Up – 4.6.21

Updates on the 2021 Commencement ceremony, weather and more
Updates on the 2021 Commencement ceremony, weather and more.
A College Student’s Guide to Grocery Shopping on a Budget

A College Student’s Guide to Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Buying on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice health or flavor
Madison Bethune, Assistant Lifestyle Editor April 2, 2021
One misconception in the health field is that in order to eat healthily, you need to buy expensive powders and seeds and cleanses. But health is as simple and affordable as eating apples and bananas. Shopping on a budget brings you back to the basics, and allows you to get creative and learn new ways to eat your favorite foods.
Wire News Round Up - 3.29.21

Wire News Round Up – 3.29.21

The projected winners of the SGA elections, an update on the 2021 Commencement, this week's weather and more
Nicole Biagioni and Brie Bristol March 29, 2021
The projected winners of the SGA elections, an update on the 2021 Commencement, this week's weather and more.
Jess Chevalier

The Pandemic Chronicles: Is it worth staying on campus during a pandemic?

One student's decision to leave campus and finish her semester at home
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer March 23, 2021
One student's decision to leave campus and finish her semester at home
Wire News Round Up - 3.15.21

Wire News Round Up – 3.15.21

Blarney, SGA elections being postponed, weather and more.
Blarney, SGA elections being postponed, weather and more.
Load More Stories
Activate Search
Food/Health