Amherst Wire

SGA’s Sonya Epstein works to create a more just UMass

SGA’s Sonya Epstein works to create a more just UMass

Rebecca Duffy, Writer

October 23, 2019

The secretary wants to use their voice to uplift others on a campus they love.

UMass Music legend Makaya McCraven comes home

UMass Music legend Makaya McCraven comes home

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

October 18, 2019

“We can speak to each other in the abstract realm, especially with instrumental music where I’m not saying anything to you, but we’re all feeling something together.”

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

Shane Guilfoyle, Writer

October 11, 2019

Over a semester, Jackson Vo has seen his DJ aspirations develop, as he finds himself performing at venues such as Spoke and the Monkey Bar on weekends.

Meet Julia Fox, SGA’s associate speaker

Meet Julia Fox, SGA’s associate speaker

Faith Cardoza and Vincent Rossi

October 9, 2019

Associate Speaker, Julia Fox, wants students to know that SGA is a resource for students and SGA is here to support and represent everyone at UMass.

Stone the Druggist; a small-town band with big dreams

Stone the Druggist; a small-town band with big dreams

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

October 7, 2019

When asked what the best parts of being in a band, Ford simply says “friendship and camaraderie.” Making music is a job that helps you fulfill the creative outlet in your life.

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

Shannon Macalingay, Lifestyle Editor

May 7, 2019

From watching his high school teacher use an iron e-press to print a sticker on a shirt, to watching How-To videos on YouTube, Pham first printed shirts for the sports teams in North Quincy High School.

UMass guitarist Danny Monger looks to make rock music that everyone can relate to

UMass guitarist Danny Monger looks to make rock music that everyone can relate to

Astghik Dion, Writer

May 3, 2019

Relationships are definitely a huge part of my songwriting, just cause its these intimate moments that everyone has and everyone can relate to, and I just draw from it.

Combating climate change, one class at a time

Combating climate change, one class at a time

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle and Travel Editor

April 29, 2019

Learn more about climate change so we can ensure many more Earth Days to come!

An Out of Body Experience

An Out of Body Experience

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

April 2, 2019

"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

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

The fight for a fair contract: UMass versus its RAs & PMs

The fight for a fair contract: UMass versus its RAs & PMs

Henry Brechter, Desire’ Crosby, Shannon Macalingay, and Faith Cardoza

February 11, 2019

"If they can get work out of you without paying you money, they will...just one battle out of more to come."

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