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B&Q at PWI: Dating as a Black Queer Man

B&Q at PWI: Dating as a Black Queer Man

Zach Steward, Op/Ed Editor April 14, 2022
Hookup culture, racism and homophobia create lots of toxic dating.
Bean’s Bops: Best Years of Pop

Bean’s Bops: Best Years of Pop

Emma Calnan April 6, 2022
Emma, Neelima and Rory feel nostalgic now that graduation is looming.
Forrest at the protest holding a sign she made of a sunflower, the flower of Ukraine. Photo courtesy of Presley Forrest.

UKRAINIAN STUDENT FEATURE: PRESLEY FORREST ‘23

Student Presley Forrest stands up for Ukraine while living at UMass.
Christina Loberti , Writer April 4, 2022
Sophomore Presley Forrest (she/her) discussed in an interview the hardships that her and her family have faced since Russia launched its attack on Ukraine on Feb. 24. 
B&Q at PWI: Pilot

B&Q at PWI: Pilot

Zach Steward, Op/Ed Editor March 30, 2022
B&Q is a safe space for the Black queer community to dish out stories, opinions and struggles of exploring sexual, gender and racial identity at a school with a White majority.
Ask UMass: Mask Mandate Lift

Ask UMass: Mask Mandate Lift

Ethan Brayall-Brown, Assistant News Editor March 28, 2022
On this episode of Ask UMass, students tell Ethan Brayall-Brown their thoughts and opinions on the lifted mask mandate here at UMass.
A plaque memorializing the nine names of youths who have been killed by the Israeli defense force within the past two weeks.

On the Steps of the Student Union lies a Vigil for Palestinian Youth

Students for Justice in Palestine emerge from the pandemic with a vigil in protest of violence by the IDF.
Emilee Klein and Isabel Guilmette March 12, 2022
Students for Justice in Palestine emerge from the pandemic with a vigil in protest of violence by the IDF.
Beans Bops: Whats Brewing

Bean’s Bops: What’s Brewing

Emma Calnan February 17, 2022
What’s brewing you ask? Is it coffee, the Euphoria soundtrack, drama with Drake, or all of the above? Tune into Bean’s Bops to find out!
Almost Healthy: Bloating Part 1

Almost Healthy: Bloating Part 1

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh February 16, 2022
Sam and Emilee explain the best medically-advised ways to reduce bloating.
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: Tamora Pierce Is Underrated

Celina Rivernider, Creative Writing Editor February 11, 2022

*MAJOR SPOILER ALERT* Celina and her boyfriend Liam discuss Tamora Pierce's young adult fantasy novels set in the Tortall universe. Subscribe to the Amherst Wired Network here: Spotify Produced...

Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving can be difficult, but Almost Healthy has you covered.

8th Gate: Sakura Deserved Better

Pablo Quiceno and Dylan Castro November 23, 2021
It's not Sakura's fault she's useless.
How We Doin: Pretenders are Contenders

How We Doin’: Pretenders are Contenders

Eric Lee November 19, 2021
Look back before Thursday night football at the Patriot's win against the Browns.
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