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Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

September 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Amherst Wire Entertainment staff reflect on this week in the entertainment world.

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Justin Risley, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Staff photographer, Justin Risley, checked out the first tailgate of the semester to see how UMass students are handling the new tailgating policies.

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

A University of Massachusetts fraternity that was suspended by the university last fall now faces charges of violating hazing and liquor laws.

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Break out of the college-town bubble and try these great Northampton cafes.

“YBN: The Mixtape” review

“YBN: The Mixtape” review

Trevor Wilson, Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

In the the hip-hop world, YBN is still quite new to the scene. What started as a gaming crew turned out to be one of the hottest young hip-hop groups of the year.

Why do people hate Russ?

Why do people hate Russ?

Tiffany Chasse, Contributor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The rapper’s lack of empathy and unpredictable reactions are not his only downfall — many dislike the rising star's notoriously confident persona.

What you need to know about the changes to the UMass tailgating policy

What you need to know about the changes to the UMass tailgating policy

Matthew DiPesa, Contributor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The tailgates before football games at UMass Amherst are arguably as popular as the games themselves. Those tailgates will look a bit different this year.

Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B: A full timeline

Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B: A full timeline

Nami Yamaguchi, Contributor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

How will each rapper recover from this drama? Should we expect more shady tweets and diss tracks to come? Only time will tell, but this story seems far from over.

Gucci Mane, Smokepurpp, Carnage and more to play on campus in November

Gucci Mane, Smokepurpp, Carnage and more to play on campus in November

Liv Charbonneau, Contributor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The event is open to the public, but UMass students can probably dodge the $10 parking fee considering that the venue is a stone’s throw away from the Rec Center.

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