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Black Lives Matter supporter in the middle of Trump supporters by Tristan Smith

Northampton Trump rally sparks counter-protest

The Chicopee Republican City Committee sponsored the event to the surprise of city residents
Tristan Smith, Writer October 25, 2020
This was just one of many Trump rallies planned by CRCC to be held in countless cities across Massachusetts up until the November 3rd election.
Artwork by Kacey Connolly.

The Zoo Report: Dan Dimitrov on grad school and family abroad

Tune in to hear Kacey and Chloe rate their favorite TV couples
Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl October 22, 2020
In this week's episode, the girls talk with UMass graduate student Dan Dimitrov about careers and having family abroad during COVID-19, ending with another round of their new segment "Cloutiest Couples."
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Ariana Grande, broken toilets and Paw Patrol

Tune in to hear Chad and Grace's favorite men from this season's "The Bachelorette"
Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood October 20, 2020
Chad and Grace dish all things Bachelorette
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: Episode Two

Tune in for Celina's creepiest book picks yet
Celina Rivernider October 18, 2020
Marked as Read returns with crisp fall reading recommendations to cozy up to.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Cat backpacks, Christmas music and Kardashian brawls.

Grace Sherwood and Chad Douty October 13, 2020
Tune in to hear Chad and Grace talk cat mom fails and crazy exes.
Artwork by Kacey Connolly.

The Zoo Report: Dan Norment on in person classes during COVID-19

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl October 8, 2020
Tune in to hear Kacey and Chloe's latest hot takes.
Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Chrissie Quill's unit was converted to a COVID-19 unit on March 13
Sarah Walsh, Contributing Writer July 18, 2020
Winchester Hospital has seen a major influx of patients due to COVID-19. Chrissie Quill, a nurse manager at the hospital, talks about how the staff have adjusted to treating their patients and her personal experience with COVID-19.
How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

Indiana University freshman shares her experience
Ava Bertino, Contributing Writer July 9, 2020
Sofie Lafratta, a freshman at Indiana University, is in a long distance relationship with her boyfriend who attends West Virginia University. How has quarantine, a time when everyone should stay inside and avoid spending time with non-relatives as much as possible, affected her relationship?
Lillian Dack, Anna Maria College student

Massachusetts college student concerned about mother’s health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lillian Dack shares how the coronavirus has affected her family
Yang Yi Chen, Contributing Writer June 18, 2020
Lillian Dack shares how the coronavirus has affected her family
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Lucian Novosel

How to stay close at a distance: Things to do with friends during a pandemic

Use technology to your advantage with these fun and easy ideas to stay connected with friends
Nasya Blackshear, Writer April 6, 2020
Stay connected with your friends with these fun and easy ideas.
(Trevor Wilson/Amherst Wire)

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

Amherst Wire Staff March 30, 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

All classes will be online for rest of semester
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.
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