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College students are stressed, yoga can help

College students are stressed, yoga can help

Courtney Murtagh, Assistant Campus News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

De-stress with all of the yoga classes that UMass has to offer. Here's how to find the perfect fit for your relaxation needs.

Manifest identity: Reflecting on my own identity as a Puerto Rican through the identity of others

Manifest identity: Reflecting on my own identity as a Puerto Rican through the identity of others

Sabrina Negrón, Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Voices

UMass journalism student Sabrina Negrón reflects on what it means to be Puerto Rican in America.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

March 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much going on in music, movies and television on a day to day basis, it’s easy to miss a few things. That’s why we're here.

Sisters on the Runway benefit fashion show to take place April 7

Sisters on the Runway benefit fashion show to take place April 7

Carolyn Noel, Lifestyle Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Fashion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The event will feature many popular brands, giveaways, goodies and entertainment, with proceeds going to support victims of domestic violence.

Graffiti for peace: SAFI teams up with Artists 4 Israel for Israel Peace Week

Graffiti for peace: SAFI teams up with Artists 4 Israel for Israel Peace Week

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

A spray-painting event allowed the UMass community to create graffiti art symbolizing peace, love and happiness, and engage in a dialogue about Israel.

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Lil Yachty: “Lil Boat 2” review — A dark squeal from one of hip-hop’s most vibrant figures

Jonathan Kermah, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

While Yachty’s performance is slightly underwhelming, the spacey trap instrumentals give the project a better sense of direction sonically.

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Logic: “Bobby Tarantino II” — ambitious, light-hearted, fun but flawed

Trevor Wilson, Contributor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Despite its shortcomings, each track on Logic's latest album is unique in its own right and will have listeners nodding their heads from start to finish.

Isenberg marketing class launches advertising campaign to raise awareness of implicit biases

Isenberg marketing class launches advertising campaign to raise awareness of implicit biases

Ian Munnelly, Politics/Op-Ed Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

The class will host a social experiment Monday, April 9 from 4-8 p.m. in the atrium of the Isenberg Business School to test implicit biases among students.

The kids are not alright: How the Parkland survivors are reshaping the gun control conversation

The kids are not alright: How the Parkland survivors are reshaping the gun control conversation

Harry Ortof, Contributor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

After almost every mass shooting in America, a usual course of action would follow. It was a familiar cycle until the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting got involved.

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Sylvie Fan, Contributor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you are an international student that suffers from money management, here are some useful tips to make saving money less painful.

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Michael Connors, Assistant Campus News Editor

March 22, 2018


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

The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced the pick on Thursday.

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 20 at 10 a.m.

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