Amherst Wire

Breitbart chief Bannon tapped for top White House position

Breitbart chief Bannon tapped for top White House position

Amy Russes, Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Bannon could be bad news.

Goodbye Corona and lime

Goodbye Corona and lime

Ericka Rofino, Lifestyle Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

I had this delusional perception that I was doing life wrong if I wasn’t drinking on the weekends.

WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Multimedia, Showcase

“It’s to show the community, the world and anyone that will listen that just because we’re kids and we can’t vote, that doesn’t mean our voices aren’t going to be heard,” said Abigail Morris, event coordinator and Amherst-Pelham High School Junior.

Greek community rallies around ill fourth-grader

Greek community rallies around ill fourth-grader

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and members of the Amherst community rallied around a Vietnamese immigrant family with a lively 10-year-old son in need of a kidney transplant.

UMass Amherst ROTC honors veterans in emotional ceremony

UMass Amherst ROTC honors veterans in emotional ceremony

Jon Decker, Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC held a joint ceremony for Veteran’s Day on Friday, packed with emotion and remembrance.

Bathroom occupation begins at Whitmore Administration Building

Bathroom occupation begins at Whitmore Administration Building

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Students began occupying bathroom stalls and urinals in the Whoitmore Administration Building beginning at 9 a.m. Monday.

More than 1,600 protesters denounce Trump in Springfield

More than 1,600 protesters denounce Trump in Springfield

Morgan Hughes and Carson McGrath

November 14, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Springfield Police estimated over 1,600 Five College Students, Springfield residents, families and community members gathered at Court Square Sunday in an anti-Trump march.

Giovanna Dell’Orto sheds light on refugee crisis

Giovanna Dell’Orto sheds light on refugee crisis

Elissa Borden, Contributor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Journalist and professor Giovanna Dell’Orto gave a talk called “Illegals Here, Refugees There, Crisis Everywhere: Journalism Tackles Immigration into the US and EU” on Thursday at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Butter Late Than Never: No, I don’t like them apples

Butter Late Than Never: No, I don’t like them apples

Rachel Ayotte, Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

A cooking series for college students with toddler-level culinary skills

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Wei Cai, Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

The results are in, and there will not be a new slots parlor casino in Massachusetts.

Students gather on Goodell Lawn to stand in solidarity against Trump win

Students gather on Goodell Lawn to stand in solidarity against Trump win

Carson McGrath, Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Students and community members gathered Friday afternoon on Goodell Lawn in solidarity. It was a time for people to express themselves in response to Donald Trump's presidential victory.

WATCH: Students gather for anti-Trump protest

WATCH: Students gather for anti-Trump protest

University of Massachusetts students gathered on Goodell lawn to protest bigotry and hate on Nov. 11, 2016.

Video by Joshua Murray
Reporting by Caeli Chesin

Joshua Murray, Photography Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

Students gathered Friday on the lawn at Goodell Hall and marched to the center of Amherst for an anti-Trump protest.

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