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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."

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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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