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Five new originals to look for on Netflix

Five new originals to look for on Netflix

Faith Cardoza, Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Looking to start a new show? Check out these five Netflix Originals.

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized

A look into the local farms that supply the award-winning food at Umass Amherst.

Nike campaign refuels Kaepernick debate

Nike campaign refuels Kaepernick debate

Matthew DiPesa, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Sports

Kaepernick has responded to an onslaught of hatred not with words, but with commitment to fighting against injustice.

‘This Is Us’: Three new developments from Season 3, Episode 2

‘This Is Us’: Three new developments from Season 3, Episode 2

Hayley Solomon, Contributor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Did you miss last week's episode of NBC’s hit series, “This Is Us"? Catch up before this week's episode!

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Brett Kavanaugh, Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Lindsay Lohan — check out the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff.

Lil Wayne ‘Tha Carter V’ tracks ranked worst to best

Lil Wayne ‘Tha Carter V’ tracks ranked worst to best

Jonathan Kermah, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

The long awaited “Tha Carter V” is a solid album wrapped in nostalgia and triumph. Read to find out which of the 23 tracks are most worthy of your time.

Logic’s “YSIV” packed with talented guest features, messages from fans

Logic’s “YSIV” packed with talented guest features, messages from fans

Tiffany Chasse, Writer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Listen for the Wu-Tang Clan, Hailee Steinfeld, Jaden Smith and even Logic's fanbase the "Rattpack"

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Study Abroad, Travel, Uncategorized

Is there still an ongoing conflict in Barcelona? Yes. Should you stay home to avoid it? No. What you can do, though, is educate yourself.

Five tips for new students

Five tips for new students

Faith Cardoza, Contributor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

If you follow these tips, you’ll be far more prepared than the average new student.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 23

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 23

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

October 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Kanye West's most recent antics, Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" and Logic's "YSIV," plus conference predictions.

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 2

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 2

Matt Berg, Contributor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Question 2 would create a commission charged with pushing a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court decision.

At UMass, Jackson Katz seeks ‘paradigm shift’ in how we understand sexual assault

At UMass, Jackson Katz seeks ‘paradigm shift’ in how we understand sexual assault

Matthew DiPesa, Contributor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Katz explained how sexual assault is commonly considered a “women’s issue,” despite the fact that men are the perpetrators of an overwhelming majority of sexual assaults. This removes accountability for these crimes, and in turn leaves much of the responsibility for solving the problem to women, who are most often the victims of gender violence.

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