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A couple of Players, one in a condom costume. The Players ride around campus occasionally in the golf cart to give out condoms and spread the word about sexual health and NRPB. Image from their Facebook.

Not Ready for Bedtime Players to host: SEXpo

Their slogan, "Laugh, learn, explore sexual health resources, and have your voice heard" will be ever present at their SEXpo.
Abbie Gracie, Co-News Editor October 22, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29th at 6:30 p.m., the Not Ready for Bedtime Players (NRBP) will be hosting a SEXpo in the Campus Center Auditorium.   NRBP is a comedy troop with a mission: make people laugh...

Graphic made by Aaron Vincent Facundo

The Amherst Wire editors share their favorite movies

Ranging from "Grown Ups" to "Midsommar," the Amherst Wire editors talk about their favorite movies.
Amherst Wire Staff October 22, 2021
What do "Midsommar" and "Grown Ups" have in common? They're both two of our editors' favorite movies.
Thinning the Veil: Ghost Protection

Thinning the Veil: Ghost Protection

Emilee Klein, Podcast Editor October 22, 2021
Klein and Staub learned the hard way that spirit protection is important.
Cover art for Life of a DON (Complex)

The student of Travis Scott: Review of Don Toliver’s “Life of a DON”

With booming ratings and the confidence to prove it, the Texas native debuts his highly-anticipated sophomore album
Sean Dunham, Music/Entertainment Editor October 21, 2021

Singer-songwriter and rapper Don Toliver released his latest album, “Life of a DON” on Friday, Oct. 8. Following the launch of his successful project “Heaven or Hell” in March 2020, the artist’s...

Five ethical crystal shops to keep your spiritually sustainable

Five ethical crystal shops to keep your spiritually sustainable

The corruption of crystal mining isn’t all love and light
Emilee Klein, Podcast Editor October 19, 2021
When I found out the truth behind crystal healing a year ago, I became dedicated to finding sustainable and ethical crystal shops, as well as building up the best practices to getting crystals.
Cover of MONTERO

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...

Thinning the Veil: Trick or Treat

Thinning the Veil: Trick or Treat

Emilee Klein October 14, 2021
Halloween has some fiery origins.
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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.
Promotional Image for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Credit: Marvel Studios

Tony Leung Origins: Before “Shang-Chi”

Every character in a Marvel movie has their own origin story. Here's Tony Leung's.
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor October 6, 2021
Known as "the man who can speak with his eyes," Tony Leung is one of the most famous actors in all of Asia. Did you finish "Shang-Chi" and want to know more about him? Here's a guide to Leung's early career and his most popular movies.
Tips for Building Confidence at the Gym

Tips for Building Confidence at the Gym

A beginner’s guide to starting a fitness routine
Lily O'neill, Contributor October 4, 2021
Confidence is built through venturing outside your comfort zone and facing your fears head on. It is a muscle that needs to be worked, just like any other muscle in the body, to maintain strength.
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