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How Lil Nas X has impacted a resurgence in gay culture

Ethan Knell, Contributor October 18, 2021
Over the past few years, music stars in the LGBTQ+ community have made their presence felt more across the industry. As a result, Lil Nas X's legacy has grown tremendously and his fans are all in for it.
UMass NAACP E-Board member Bamidele Osinubi speaking to the crowd, by Tristan Smith

UMass NAACP student activists march to the chancellors’ and deliver a list of demands

The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager October 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.

“Products of our time, reflections of ourselves”: UMCA exhibit displays Nicole Eisenman’s prints

A mix of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, paper pulp prints and monotypes sits in the UMCA as artist Nicole Eisenman displays her norn-defying art to the public.
Maddie Fabian, Writer October 14, 2021

  AMHERST - The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) at UMass Amherst currently features art by the internationally renowned artist Nicole Eisenman. It is the first UMCA exhibit open to...

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Wire Staff Playlist: The editing team shares their top-rated tunes

Amherst Wire Staff October 8, 2021
Featuring artists such as Billy Joel, Kehlani, Lil Nas X, and Frank Ocean, the latest collaborative playlist by the Amherst Wire Staff is definitely worth a listen.
Donda vs. Certified Lover Boy: Drake and Kanye West go head-to-head with new releases

Donda vs. Certified Lover Boy: Drake and Kanye West go head-to-head with new releases

The two highly-praised artists clash against one another after a summer of rumors and anticipation from the public.
Ethan Knell, Contributor October 3, 2021
The two highly-praised artists clash against one another after a summer of rumors and anticipation from the public.
This week in pictures: Multiple protests occurred amidst sexual assault allegations against Theta Chi

This week in pictures: Multiple protests occurred amidst sexual assault allegations against Theta Chi

After a sexual assault allegation arose against the Theta Chi fraternity on the night of Sept. 18, students took to the streets and the administration buildings by storm in support of sexual assault victims and to disband Theta Chi.
Abbie Gracie, Campus News Editor October 2, 2021

Beans Bops: Pilot

Bean’s Bops: Pilot

Emma Calnan October 1, 2021
Emma Calnan recaps the best and worst of the summer releases in her pilot episode.
Promotional image for Lalisa. Cred. YG Entertainment.

BLACKPINK’s Lisa releases solo debut

The third installment of BLACKPINK’s solo debut projects harkens back to their power-filled origins as the members continue to solidify themselves as unique artists.
Isabel Guilmette, Managing Editor September 11, 2021

“Lalisa,” the debut single album of BLACKPINK member Lalisa Manoban, more commonly known by her stage name Lisa, released midnight on Sept. 10, along with the music video for it’s title track.   This...

Goons Talk Tunes: Last episode of the semester

Goons Talk Tunes: Last episode of the semester

Finals, graduation, Coldplay’s and SoundCloud: it's the last track on with the Goons
Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan May 3, 2021
Tune in for Nick and Emma's favorite SoundCloud picks.
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The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears (Remix)” feat. Ariana Grande: The continuation of an ideal collaboration

A new remix from the duo dropped on April 23
Sean Dunham, Music Entertainment Editor April 25, 2021
A simple, yet captivating music video highlights the song’s release.
Goons Talk Tunes: Taylors Version

Goons Talk Tunes: Taylor’s Version

Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan April 19, 2021
Tune in for Nick and Emma's end of the year vibe check.
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“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” better depicts the country artist’s musical identity

13 years later Swift reclaims her breakout album in this recent re-recording
Isabel Guilmette, Writer April 18, 2021
The pop star’s re-recording of her 2008 albumi is one that is both nostalgic and tacitly introspective.
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