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An Out of Body Experience

An Out of Body Experience

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase

"They come in the gallery and they will understand, they will feel something about it."

Introducing the flow of Ezra Waters

Introducing the flow of Ezra Waters

Astghik Dion, Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Profiles, Showcase

Ezra Waters has managed to encapsulate the everchanging versatility of water in his music.

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Profiles, Showcase

With a solid foundation of Democratic ideals, experience in both local and federal government, and a passionate base of Texans and Hispanic voters, it’s surprising Castro hasn’t gained more national media attention.

Anthony Jung: Keeping UMass Dining No. 1

Anthony Jung: Keeping UMass Dining No. 1

Dan Smith, Special projects contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Profiles, Showcase, Uncategorized

Find out what running the nation's top dining program is like.

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Olivia Amato-Hansen, Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles, Showcase, Voices

Professor Danielle Samuels has wanted to be a psychologist since she was a kid.

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Carina Dibella, Contributor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

“I’ve learned that people up here are just as bigoted as people down south...The only difference is that they’re more reserved about it.”

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Faith Cardoza and Xinyi Xu

December 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Relationships, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

“I had never been away from my daughter for this long...I wanted to hold on to her for as long as I could.”

UMass professor teaches course on the global power of alcohol

UMass professor teaches course on the global power of alcohol

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Uncategorized

College students may think they know everything about alcohol — until they take this course.

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Desire’ Crosby, Contributor

October 22, 2018


Filed under About, Features, In-Depth, Profiles, Showcase, Voices

“They really are just as smart as any other Umass student,” said Joshua Murray of the inmates, known to him as the “Hampshire County students.”

Student artist profile: mikefellow

Student artist profile: mikefellow

Astghik Dion, Contributor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

"...A lot of my music is trying to work things out when I write them, and then recording them is getting it off my chest."

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