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

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl October 9, 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 19, 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 19, 2020
Lillian Dack shares how the coronavirus has affected her family
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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 7, 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 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

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.
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

From last-minute performances to nonappearances, this year's concert is one for the books.
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.

UMass Hockey wins final regular season game

Freshman Reed Lebster scored the games only goal on his 21st birthday!
Rachel Bevelaqua, Reporter March 6, 2020

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