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Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Amherst Wire Staff

March 31, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski

March 12, 2020

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski analyze crucial moments and elements in the award-winning movie “Parasite.”

PodCheck: The Coronavirus

PodCheck: The Coronavirus

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce

March 11, 2020

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce do some research on the coronavirus.

Mullins Live! 2020 with Lil Tjay and Kwynn Reid

Mullins Live! 2020 with Lil Tjay and Kwynn Reid

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 10, 2020

The annual Mullins Live! concert took place this past Saturday at 11 a.m., where hundreds of students gathered at the Mullins Center to experience what was to be rappers Meek Mill and Lil Tjay perform. 

808s and Ankle Breaks featuring Trey Cruz

808s and Ankle Breaks featuring Trey Cruz

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 9, 2020

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson are joined by special guest Trey Cruz to talk the podcast’s latest "March Madness" bracket of hip-hop's best groups and play a game of buy or sell for current NBA topics.

Ask UMass — Blarney

Ask UMass  — Blarney

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 6, 2020

Every year, thousands of UMass Amherst students celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the first Saturday in March- also called Blarney. In this episode, students discuss how their spending Blarney weekend and their thoughts on Meek Mill performing at the Mullins Live! concert.

The Reel Deal Podcast: Movies that made us

The Reel Deal Podcast: Movies that made us

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski

March 5, 2020

No limit on genre, time periods, or subject matter, the Reel Deal is a conversation of all things film.

Quick Fix Politics Podcast: Talking with the President of the UMass Democrats

Quick Fix Politics Podcast: Talking with the President of the UMass Democrats

Joe Kochapski

March 3, 2020

Joe Kochapski talks with Tim Ennis, President of the UMass Democrats about coronavirus updates, the Trump-Taliban agreement, violence at Greece and Turkey border over migrants, and Bernie’s rise.

Transatlantic Soccer Podcast: Champion’s League

Transatlantic Soccer Podcast: Champion’s League

Alejandro Winsor and Jacob Robson

March 2, 2020

The TransAtlantic duo look closely at the Champion's League and Manchester City's European ban.

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