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Basketball Highlights: Rider unable to stop barrage from Pierre and Weeks

Basketball Highlights: Rider unable to stop barrage from Pierre and Weeks

Liam Shea, Reporter

November 21, 2019

UMass remains undefeated after picking up their fifth win of the season.

Tweet like a First Lady: Former press secretary of Michelle Obama, Kelsey Donohue, speaks on White House experiences

Tweet like a First Lady: Former press secretary of Michelle Obama, Kelsey Donohue, speaks on White House experiences

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

November 20, 2019

The former assistant press secretary gave students an inside look at working inside the White House.

UMass Students vs Christian Preachers: Who should our university protect?

UMass Students vs Christian Preachers: Who should our university protect?

Brie Bristol, Writer

November 20, 2019

Ian Miller was arrested and charged with larceny for sticking up for his underrepresented classmates

Penny For Your Thoughts: Mental health, Victorious and billionaires

Penny For Your Thoughts: Mental health, Victorious and billionaires

Deirdre Carberry and Elena Babson

November 20, 2019

Tune in to hear Deirdre and Elena's takes on billionaires and why they shouldn't exist.

Entertainment’s weekly spin with Pouya, Xavier Wolf, Greyson Chance and more

Entertainment’s weekly spin with Pouya, Xavier Wolf, Greyson Chance and more

Amherst Wire Staff

November 19, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

Five looks to try using the Jeffree Star X Shane Dawson Conspiracy Palette

Five looks to try using the Jeffree Star X Shane Dawson Conspiracy Palette

Alana Zeilander, Contributor

November 19, 2019

Try out these five different eyeshadow looks for a variety of occasions using the new Jeffree Star X Shane Dawson Conspiracy Palette.

The EIC Podcast: Students call for ban on plastic bottles, Brie Bristol on her new podcast “A Race to Interacial” and dating

The EIC Podcast: Students call for ban on plastic bottles, Brie Bristol on her new podcast “A Race to Interacial” and dating

Jonathan Kermah, Co-editor in Chief

November 19, 2019

Jonathan Kermah is joined by Amherst Wire news editors Brian Choquet and Caeli Chesin to discuss yesterday's student demonstration calling for a ban on single-use plastic on campus. Later in the show, Rebirth Project PR director Brie Bristol joins the show to talk about her new podcast "A Race to Interacial" and what qualifies as a date.

Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Caeli Chesin and Brian Choquet

November 19, 2019

In a given year, UMass blows through an estimated 11,280,000 single-use plastic bottles. Most of which aren't recycled.

“Who lit the match?”

“Who lit the match?”

Xenia Arinez, Contributor

November 18, 2019

The politics behind one of Bolivia's most devastating wildfires

Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2013

Entertainment’s songs of the decade: 2013

Amherst Wire Staff

November 18, 2019

For the next few weeks, Amherst Wire entertainment is bringing the best of the decade right to you. We’ve taken the best and most memorable songs of the decade to give you the ultimate nostalgia trip.

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

November 18, 2019

“They're really being brought back with no autonomy when they go back. No family connections, no financial security and really no familiarity with the culture.”

Ask UMass — Vaping Ban

Ask UMass — Vaping Ban

November 18, 2019

In this week's episode of Ask UMass, Rebecca Duffy and Meghan Carney ask students about the controversial topic of vaping and what they think of Governor Charlie Baker's ban on vaping and vape-related products.

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