Amherst Wire

Food science seniors prepare for ice cream competition

Food science seniors prepare for ice cream competition

Matthew Hachisu, Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Food/Health, Showcase

The basement of Chenoweth Laboratory has been filled with the sweet aroma of vanilla, cocoa and luscious fruits as seniors in the food science department gear up for the annual ice cream competition.

Depression 101

Depression 101

Faith Gregory, Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Food/Health, In-Depth, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, The Weight They Carry

A guide for students with depression, by a student with depression.

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


Filed under Features, Food/Health, Showcase, Travel

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

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Rachel Ayotte, Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

If you have been personally victimized by finals and your stress level is as high as Du Bois, I have the answer. A sugar daddy.

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Julie Harrington, Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Top Five

If you have white paper, a pair of scissors and the artistic ability of an elementary schooler, you can cover your walls with paper snowflakes and make your own winter wonderland.

New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

Rebecca Wiesman, Contributor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

More and more students are getting involved with the agriculture industry to learn how the food we eat is grown.

Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Elissa Borden, Contributor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Showcase

The new menu has most of the melts that were on the menu in previous years, including the "BB2 BBQ," a sandwich featuring pulled pork and macaroni and cheese.

Untraditional Thanksgiving traditions

Untraditional Thanksgiving traditions

Nicole DeFeudis, Contributor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Boudicca Hawke, a junior at UMass Amherst, isn’t setting the table with knives on Thanksgiving — she’s throwing them.

Goodbye Corona and lime

Goodbye Corona and lime

Ericka Rofino, Lifestyle Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

I had this delusional perception that I was doing life wrong if I wasn’t drinking on the weekends.

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