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The Revolution is Now

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2020

Right now we are witnessing centuries worth of Black history and activism providing people with the tools to combat white supremacy. Right now we are observing society unfold and blossom. Right now we are experiencing the power of unity and the beauty of diversity

How to find “Fully Remote” classes on Spire

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Julia Donohue, Managing Editor

June 30, 2020

Subbaswamy's email states "[o]nly essential face-to-face labs, studios, performance, and other courses involving hands-on work will be conducted on campus and in-person," make sure to check specific classes under your major.

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

Joanna Buoniconti, Brianna Silva, and Talia Heisey

June 30, 2020

In-person classes have been suspended for the remainder of the semester. We'll provide daily updates from Whitmore and beyond.

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2020

A collection of words of wisdom by women in college, for women entering college. 

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Two by Two” is a touching novel about the unconditional love between a parent and a child

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Two by Two” is a touching novel about the unconditional love between a parent and a child

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

May 3, 2020

A novel that is sure to captivate your attention from its first chapter to its last, making it an ideal distraction for those consumed in stress and anxiety during this time.

The power of food

Malasadas

Abbie Gracie, Editor

May 3, 2020

Sunday morning. 7 a.m. My hometown, Swansea, Massachusetts. My dad and I pulled off of Route 6, a bustling two-lane highway with stoplights every quarter mile, that stretched all the way from Somerset to East Providence, into the tiny lot of the Cornerstone Bakery. It didn’t look like much on the...

The Student Perspective in Quarantine

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Brie Bristol, Writer

May 3, 2020

For students in higher education, the world today has drastically impacted their mental health as they struggle to continue with online courses, unemployed, homelessness, and possible illness. 

App of the week: Calm

App of the week: Calm

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 30, 2020

Stress may be at an all-time high so that’s why this week's app is Calm, an app designed to help relieve stress in a number of different ways.

Quarantined Playlist: Travis Scott with Kid Cudi, Nav and Deante’ Hitchcock

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Amherst Wire Staff

April 29, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3rmRdtQVSB1aoboe0n4HLd?si=8_Nkd8SJSeGso-5nxuDOhA Trevor Wilson...

Introspective Ramblings: “Measured Growth”

Introspective Ramblings:

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

April 29, 2020

We are all drawn into a state of reflection, as we say goodbye to classmates and friends who are graduating under less than ideal circumstances. As the end to this chaotic semester approaches, read student poet, Joanna Buoniconti's tribute to the class of 2020.

Isaiah Rodgers drafted by Indianapolis Colts

Isaiah Rodgers drafted by Indianapolis Colts

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

April 28, 2020

The former UMass corner was selected in the 6th round, giving UMass football three alumni on NFL rosters.

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