Amherst Wire

UMass students hold sit-in at State House

UMass students hold sit-in at State House

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

May 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

“If there are no student voices in the discussion, then how well are you doing your job.”

Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Technology, Uncategorized

Packed with action, stunning visuals and an addictive soundtrack, the critically-acclaimed platformer makes its way to Nintendo.

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

Shannon Macalingay, Lifestyle Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Profiles, Showcase

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.

Should UMass Build a Nuclear Power Plant?

Should UMass Build a Nuclear Power Plant?

Amelia Marceau, Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Opinion, Showcase

There’s a very clear threat that if something isn’t done soon, the damage done will become irreversible.

Schoolboy Q punches below his weight on “CrasH Talk”

Schoolboy Q punches below his weight on “CrasH Talk”

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The LA-based veteran delivers a 14-track project rooted in familiarity

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

Brie Bristol and Julia Donohue

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase, Student Life

“I feel like people try to think science has nothing to do with society or doesn’t intertwine with things like sexism or racism but it does,” sophomore biochemistry and neuroscience major Juliana Babu said.

Ask UMass – Finals week

Ask UMass – Finals week

Rachel Swansburg and Meghan Carney

May 2, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Web Series

Rachel Swansburg and Meghan Carney ask UMass students about their upcoming finals and how they're going to celebrate once they're done. 

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