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Performers at the playback theater style “Theater and Futuring” event

The John W. Olver Design Building Gallery

Andoni Zervoglos, Contributor December 7, 2023

Nestled within the John W. Olver Design Building lies one of seven free-to-enjoy on-campus art galleries at The University Of Massachusetts Amherst.    Boasting an ever-rotating cast of riveting...

‘Welcome to Swamyville:’ Students protest UMass housing

‘Welcome to Swamyville:’ Students protest UMass housing

Maddie Fabian, News Editor April 14, 2023
On Thursday night, students exchanged the comfort of their dorms for tents and sleeping bags next to the campus pond. The “campout” protest called on UMass administrators to address student housing issues.
Students march around campus protesting Willow Project

Students march around campus protesting Willow Project

Selene Bonafini, Writer April 11, 2023
Students gathered outside the Student Union to protest the Willow Project, a recently approved oil drilling project in Alaska. Protest organizers gave speeches to the crowd, which was followed by a noisy march around the center of campus.
Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere all at Once

A Recap of the Best Picture Nominees for the 2023 Oscars

Isabel Guilmette and Cass Salot March 11, 2023

A season of incredible storytelling and heartwarming comeback performances that have been sweeping awards shows leading up to this sunday, The 95th Academy Awards is shaping up to be one of the most riveting...

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Wire Staff Playlist: Happy Holidays

Amherst Wire Staff December 23, 2022

Now that finals are over, it’s time to spend time with friends and family and enjoy the holiday season! No matter what you celebrate, there’s plenty of music to ring in the holiday cheer. Our editors...

Netflix’s “Monster” series renewed for two more seasons

Rachel Dufault, Contributor December 7, 2022

Netflix’s new drama “Monster” has certainly racked up in views since its release on Sept. 21. It is currently on track to reach 1 billion views. So it is no surprise that it would leave people wanting...

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.
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