Amherst Wire

Why Kanye West’s new projects are worth the wait

Why Kanye West’s new projects are worth the wait

Daniel Smith, Writer

October 15, 2019

In an unsurprising move, Kanye West has delayed the release of his new album, “Jesus Is King.”

Entertainment’s Weekly Spin with Pusha T, Jessie Reyez and more

Entertainment’s Weekly Spin with Pusha T, Jessie Reyez and more

Amherst Wire Staff

October 14, 2019

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

October 14, 2019

How to pack for the chilly temperatures of Iceland's summer.

UMass Hockey: Freshmen class fuels victory over RPI

UMass Hockey: Freshmen class fuels victory over RPI

Chase Purrington, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

Zac Jones, Cal Kiefiuk and Reed Lebster cast a cascade of goals in the trio's first collegiate game.

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

Shane Guilfoyle, Writer

October 11, 2019

Over a semester, Jackson Vo has seen his DJ aspirations develop, as he finds himself performing at venues such as Spoke and the Monkey Bar on weekends.

Housing inequality in Amherst

Housing inequality in Amherst

Quinn Breen, Contributor

October 11, 2019

Amherst residents are being pushed out of the housing market to make room for students who are being forced to move off-campus.

“Joker” in review: Masterpiece or Mockery?

“Joker” in review: Masterpiece or Mockery?

David Anderson, Writer

October 11, 2019

As any movie that follows a maniacal mass-murderer would be, “Joker” is uncomfortable, disturbing and hard to watch throughout quite a few portions. Despite the unpleasantries, your eyes are glued to the screen throughout the film as its story and central character are so compelling.

UMass Football, Walt Bell: “A lot of improving to do”

UMass Football, Walt Bell: “A lot of improving to do”

Liam Shea, Contributor

October 10, 2019

The UMass Football team attempts to rebound after a shutout loss.

UMass Hockey: Star defenseman out for opener

UMass Hockey: Star defenseman out for opener

Chase Purrington, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

The UMass Hockey team sounds anxious to start the season, but the team will miss Marc Del Gaizo in the opener.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Diss tracks and the NBA vs. China with Chris Focus

808s and Ankle Breaks: Diss tracks and the NBA vs. China with Chris Focus

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

October 10, 2019

This week, co-hosts Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson are joined by Amherst rapper Chris Focus to discuss diss tracks (7:30), first impressions from the NBA’s preseason and the dispute between the Rockets and China.

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