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UMass sees an increase in economy triples this semester

UMass sees an increase in economy triples this semester

Katie Katz and Ethan Brayall-Brown November 25, 2022
UMass Amherst has seen an uptick in economy triples this fall semester. While some students are more likely to adapt to an environment like an economy triple, others have a harder time adjusting.
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Wire Staff Recommendations: Childhood Classic

Amherst Wire Staff November 7, 2022

Every kid has grown up with their favorite childhood movies, whether they were introduced to them by their parents or they watched it in school for the first time. Even when you're an adult, those movies...

Dorm Tours: UMass students give an inside peek at living on-campus

Dorm Tours: UMass students give an inside peek at living on-campus

Sami Power, Contributor October 25, 2022
UMass sophomore Sami Power interviews students, showing off a wide variety of living arrangements and setups here at UMass. Watch students tour their dorms in Z-rooms, economy triples, and corner rooms in the Southwest towers.
UMass Family Weekend: The perfect event guide for the upcoming weekend

UMass Family Weekend: The perfect event guide for the upcoming weekend

Cecelia Cappello, Writer October 12, 2022
UMass Amherst offers a weekend experience for students and their families to visit campus, while enjoying multiple activities and events. It begins this weekend on Friday, Oct. 14 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 16.
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Wire Staff Playlist: Let’s Go Live

Amherst Wire Staff October 5, 2022
Once you listen to this playlist, you'll realize how life-changing live music can be!
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

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

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!
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