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10 shows to binge watch during winter break

10 shows to binge watch during winter break

Sifa Kasongo, Contributor

December 19, 2017

These 10 shows might not be as popular as "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things," but they're definitely worth checking out.

An open letter: Calcutta’s distinctive mark

An open letter: Calcutta’s distinctive mark

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

November 27, 2017

I visited Calcutta this summer after graduating from high school. I decided to explore the city that was on top of my travel bucket list.

ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ is more than just your average sitcom

ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ is more than just your average sitcom

Sifa Kasongo, Writer

November 6, 2017

We can count on this show to tackle complex topics in a meaningful way that other shows shy away from.

Heads Up: How a concussion feels

Heads Up: How a concussion feels

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor

May 1, 2017

Students who have suffered from concussions describe a loss of consciousness and a "fuzzy-brained" feeling.

Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Matthew Saburo Hachisu, Contributor

March 7, 2017

A new Design Building on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst officially opened last week.

How prescription opioids helped fuel the Massachusetts heroin epidemic

How prescription opioids helped fuel the Massachusetts heroin epidemic

Bryan Bowman, Nicole Defeudis, and Jacqueline Pollock

December 13, 2016

Rob Lelacheur was prescribed OxyContin in 12th grade after breaking his ankle. He had no idea at the time that this would mark the beginning of a long-term battle with opioid addiction that nearly took his life.

WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 15, 2016

“It’s to show the community, the world and anyone that will listen that just because we’re kids and we can’t vote, that doesn’t mean our voices aren’t going to be heard,” said Abigail Morris, event coordinator and Amherst-Pelham High School Junior.

WATCH: Students gather for anti-Trump protest

WATCH: Students gather for anti-Trump protest

University of Massachusetts students gathered on Goodell lawn to protest bigotry and hate on Nov. 11, 2016.

Video by Joshua Murray
Reporting by Caeli Chesin

Joshua Murray, Photography Editor

November 11, 2016

Students gathered Friday on the lawn at Goodell Hall and marched to the center of Amherst for an anti-Trump protest.

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Amherst Wire Staff

November 8, 2016

Local voters sat for video interviews with University of Massachusetts Amherst journalism students in the weeks leading up to the election.

Glass Half Full Podcast: Beginner’s guide to yoga

Glass Half Full Podcast: Beginner’s guide to yoga

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster

November 7, 2016

Podcaster Avalon G. Lustick discusses different types of yoga, the history of yoga and cultural appropriation.

Glass Half Full Podcast: The science of mantra and meditation

Glass Half Full Podcast: The science of mantra and meditation

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster

October 31, 2016

Listen to our second wellness podcast.

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