Amherst Wire

Presidential election will leave lasting impact, political journalists say

From left: Byron Tau, Jessica Taylor, Tim Murphy, Abby Phillip, Julia Ioffe. (Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Wei Cai, Writer

October 7, 2016

The panel of journalists included Julia Ioffe, Abby Phillip, Byron Tau and Jessica Taylor.

Cymbal: The app where music talks

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Jordan Allen, Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2016

"Cymbal is about expressing yourself musically, and finding like-minded people who you can learn from and who will expand your musical taste."

Party loyalty and political values clash leading up to 2016 election

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Amy Russes, Contributor

October 7, 2016

George H.W. Bush won't vote Republican this time around.

Sleepless @ UMass offers solutions to the ‘collegiate sleep deficit’

Pioneer Valley Reiki provided free services to students at the event. (Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Parker Louison, Contributor

October 6, 2016

Sleepless @ UMass, an event aimed to raise awareness on sleep deficits in college students, was held Wednesday afternoon in the Student Union.

Author Pamela Olson inspires student activists

Pamela Olson speaks to a room full of students, faculty and community members. (Wei Cai/Amherst Wire)

Wei Cai, Contributor

October 6, 2016

Students for Justice in Palestine hosted a talk on 'Fast Times in Palestine: A Love Affair with a Homeless Homeland' which inspired student activists.

Hacked! 700 hackers to flood UMass Friday

Hacked! 700 hackers to flood UMass Friday

Allyson Morin, Contributor

October 6, 2016

Seven hundred students from across northeast will set up shop in the Integrated Learning Center for 36 hours of non-stop hacking.

A feminist reflects on Hillary Clinton

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Carson McGrath, Writer

October 5, 2016

Clinton deserves credit where credit is due. She crushed it on that stage Monday night, says Amherst Wire writer Carson McGrath.

UMass students say they overreacted to Merrimack College clown hoax

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Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

October 5, 2016

AMHERST — After a shelter in place order issued by Merrimack College over an alleged "creepy clown" sighting turned out to be a hoax, University of Massachusetts Amherst students admitted Tuesday they overreacted to the event when they embarked on a nearly 100-person clown hunt through the South...

Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Morgan Hughes, Assistant Campus News Editor

October 4, 2016

Smiarowski Farms hosted the festival to meet local friends, families and farmers and talk about the significance and quality of Smiarowski spuds.

Mindset and sense of community the focus for UMass Parkour club

Jared Yeager clears a hurdle.

Wei Cai, Contributor

October 4, 2016

The Parkour Club of UMass chooses to practice with a growth mindset as it seeks to create a strong connection between members.

UMass students patrol Southwest after ‘creepy clown’ hoax shuts down Merrimack College

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Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

October 4, 2016

A social media hoax rocked Merrimack College Monday night and inspired UMass Southwest Residential Area residents to leave their dorms in search of clown allegedly spotted nearby.

Young The Giant mixes funk and political influence on latest indie rock album

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Jaylene Lopez, Contributor

October 3, 2016

Hailing from the origins of structured indie rock, Young The Giant mixes funk and political influence on newly-released album.

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