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“Snowflakes, or Rare White People” addresses pressing topics from a unique perspective

“Snowflakes, or Rare White People” addresses pressing topics from a unique perspective

Tiffany Chasse, Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

In light of recent racist incidents on our very campus, the message of “Snowflakes, or Rare White People” becomes even more relevant than before.

Get to know the Doo Wop Shop ahead of their Halloweekend concert

Get to know the Doo Wop Shop ahead of their Halloweekend concert

Jenna Berkowitz, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

“There’s an unspoken bond between people who like to make mouth noises,” said jazz major Eric Weloth. Catch the Doo Wop Shop this Friday at 7 p.m. in Hasbrouck.

Sheck Wes’s debut album doesn’t waste words

Sheck Wes’s debut album doesn’t waste words

Astghik Dion, Contributor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

If you are looking for an album profound enough to dissect —  this may not be it.

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Desire’ Crosby, Contributor

October 22, 2018


Filed under About, Features, In-Depth, Profiles, Showcase, Voices

“They really are just as smart as any other Umass student,” said Joshua Murray of the inmates, known to him as the “Hampshire County students.”

‘This Is Us’: Five new developments from Season 3, Episode 4

‘This Is Us’: Five new developments from Season 3, Episode 4

Hayley Solomon, Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

If you missed the last episode, or have lingering questions after watching it, check out these five major plot developments. Catch the next episode Tuesday at 9/8c on NBC.

A weekend getaway in Quebec City

A weekend getaway in Quebec City

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

Winter is coming. Take a trip up north and admire this fall wonder before it turns to snow.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Post Malone's haircut, a reality TV star facing deportation, and more Kanye blunders — check out the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff.

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five, Uncategorized

Open your wardrobe and close your wallet. Rock these classic costumes without spending a dime.

These WMUA alums are using internet radio to elevate the music scene in Massachusetts

These WMUA alums are using internet radio to elevate the music scene in Massachusetts

Liam O'Connor, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

"The Boston music scene ... has been bubbling for so long now. And we all see it blowing. It’s gonna blow up and reach a national level. It’s only a matter of time."

Lil Baby and Gunna stick to flexing on ‘Drip Harder’

Lil Baby and Gunna stick to flexing on ‘Drip Harder’

Trevor Wilson, Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Nothing stands out lyrically, but the two genuinely sound like they’re having fun in the booth reflecting on a life full of money, diamonds and designer clothes.

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

Elizabeth Donoghue, Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

Got a business idea? Pitch it during Isenberg's annual entrepreneurship competition.

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