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One guitar out of a 100

One guitar out of a 100

Ron Garza, Contributor

May 3, 2016

“When I heard about the guitar being stolen, I could hear it in her voice. She really was devastated.”

UMass Quidditch gives back

UMass Quidditch gives back

Julia Economou, Contributor

April 29, 2016

At UMass, campus organizations must commit to community service throughout the semester. The Quidditch team decided to give back at the Sunderland Library.

Watch The Help House episode 5

Watch The Help House episode 5

Amherst Wire Staff

April 27, 2016

It's already the end of the semester and they all survived living together.

The Trash Monster

The Trash Monster

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

April 26, 2016

The overall purpose of this project was to cut down on the excessive use of to-go containers.

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Gabriela Reyes, Contributor

April 21, 2016

“Put paths were people actually walk instead of paving where you want people to walk”

Watch The Help House episode 4

Watch The Help House episode 4

Amherst Wire Staff

April 20, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7HKIYf7rJM Brett throws a Halloween party at the house.

New rules for Uber and Lyft

New rules for Uber and Lyft

Sionan Barrett, Contributor

April 20, 2016

According to USA Taxi manager Andrew Herbert, “What the taxi industry is seeking is equal protection under the law. If taxi drivers need to be fingerprinted, so should Uber drivers.”

To drink or not to drink?

To drink or not to drink?

Julia Economou, Contributor

April 18, 2016

In a study done in 2012 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, psychologists found that drinking alcohol actually helps in the brain's creative thinking process.

A sign of good marketing?

A sign of good marketing?

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

April 15, 2016

Car horns and shouting filled the air at the corner of College and South East Street in Amherst, but not because of reckless driving or road rage. Instead, it is because of Wen Jeng and his unique job.

The woodburning man and his sun

The woodburning man and his sun

Ron Garza, Contributor

April 14, 2016

Nickolas Maynard has been burning wood since he was a child. But instead of using an electric woodburning pen, Maynard prefers a more unorthodox method.

Watch The Help House episode 3

Watch The Help House episode 3

Amherst Wire Staff

April 13, 2016

In the third episode, "Meddling," Tiffany uncovers a house romance.

Third-generation UMass student lobbies for funding

Third-generation UMass student lobbies for funding

Sïonan Barrett, Contributor

April 12, 2016

With the looming state budget coming to a vote in a few months, Hochberg and nearly 100 other students traveled to the Massachusetts State House to ask for a larger investment in public higher education. Unfortunately, all three offices Hochberg visited weren't much help.

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