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How to Make a Dorm Feel More Like Home in 6 Easy Ways

How to Make a Dorm Feel More Like Home in 6 Easy Ways

Alana Zeilander, Contributor

September 18, 2019

How college students can easily create a more comfortable space in their dorm that allows them to feel more at home.

The EIC Podcast: Episode 1

The EIC Podcast: Episode 1

Jonathan Kermah, Co-Editor in Chief

September 17, 2019

The Editor In Chief podcast will be published every Tuesday with a different guest. Tune in next week.

We may all float here, but “IT Chapter Two” falls flat

We may all float here, but “IT Chapter Two” falls flat

Brianna Silva, Contributor

September 17, 2019

As a result of its hyperbolic elements, every single fear, suspenseful moment and death lost all significance. 

Entertainment’s new music playlist: Sept. 16

Entertainment’s new music playlist: Sept. 16

Amherst Wire Staff

September 16, 2019

Check out new tracks from EARTHGANG, Lana Del Rey and more in Entertainment's inaugural weekly playlist series.

10 Cruelty-Free Dupes for Your Favorite High End Makeup Products

10 Cruelty-Free Dupes for Your Favorite High End Makeup Products

Sophia Torres, Contributor

September 16, 2019

Animal cruelty is a common practice in the makeup industry, here are some brands that are an exception and at a reasonable price.

Are e-cigarettes actually ‘safe?’

Are e-cigarettes actually ‘safe?’

Amelia Marceau, Writer

September 13, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control, over 3.6 million high school students used an e-cigarette in the past 30 days last year.

The Zoo Report: Episode 13

The Zoo Report: Episode 13

Kacey Connolly, Katherine Kelley, and Chloe Lindahl

September 13, 2019

In light of Friday the 13th, the girls discuss some cleansing Harvest Moon rituals.

My Experience as an Off-Campus Freshman

My Experience as an Off-Campus Freshman

Emma Filev-Mihalak, Contributor

September 13, 2019

I’ve been in school for a couple of weeks now, and I’ve already experienced a few ups and downs of commuting.

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 13, 2019

A guide on how to navigate the campus on and off using the app.

Are posthumous album releases wrong?

Are posthumous album releases wrong?

Trevor Wilson, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2019

In essence, post-mortem album releases extend the legacy of the artist. It supplements their career and serves as a reminder of who they were, what they stood for and what their vision was for music. 

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 45

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 45

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

September 12, 2019

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson return for another season of 808s and Ankle Breaks.

Top places every UMass freshman should check out

Top places every UMass freshman should check out

Astghik Dion, Assistant Photo Editor

September 11, 2019

From cafes to top lounging areas on campus, here are just a few of the treasures UMass offers that may seen hidden upon initial arrival.

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