Amherst Wire

UMass nursing snags grant for sleep and stress research

UMass nursing snags grant for sleep and stress research

Allyson Morin, Writer

October 25, 2016

Stress and fatigue are detrimental to people experiencing chronic illness, and can prolong or worsen their symptoms.

UMass Sustainability Month wraps up with week of events

UMass Sustainability Month wraps up with week of events

Olivia Laramie, Writer

October 25, 2016

October is sustainability month and for the next week there will be a multitude of events around the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus surrounding the topic of sustainability.

UMass Greek community welcomes new members

UMass Greek community welcomes new members

Summer Kaeppel, Contributor

October 25, 2016

Over 600 new members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst greek community took part in the first annual Greek 101 event in the Student Union Ballroom last week. The event was held to welcome and educate the new members from the university's 19 fraternities and 8 sororities.

Election 2016: what do UMass students think?

Election 2016: what do UMass students think?

Justine O'Brien, Writer

October 24, 2016

"What are your thoughts on this election in two sentences or less?"

Saving the planet one class at a time

Saving the planet one class at a time

Olivia Laramie, Contributor

October 24, 2016

The seven interdisciplinary classes on sustainability you need to take before you graduate.

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Amy Russes, Writer

October 21, 2016

The 2016 presidential race seems more like a reality television show than the process to find our next head of state.

Butter Late Than Never: Don’t chicken out

Butter Late Than Never: Don’t chicken out

Rachel Ayotte, Contributor

October 21, 2016

The amount of cheese is up to your discretion, but let it be known that there is no such thing as too much cheese.

CCPH offers free drop-in sessions with counselors

CCPH offers free drop-in sessions with counselors

Jon Decker, Contributor

October 21, 2016

Tthe University of Massachusetts Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) is now offering walk-in counseling sessions for free every week for the rest of the year.

Police issue arrest warrant in connection to Southpoint shooting

Police issue arrest warrant in connection to Southpoint shooting

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor

October 20, 2016

Police issued an arrest warrant for a man they believe is responsible for the fatal shooting at Southpoint Townhouses & Apartments late Friday night.

Listen to the debut of our new wellness podcast

Listen to the debut of our new wellness podcast

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster

October 20, 2016

A podcast that fills your cup with the good stuff.

Rapper Noname addresses tough topics in her music

Rapper Noname addresses tough topics in her music

Jaylene Lopez, Contributor

October 20, 2016

Chicago hip-hop artist Noname addresses topics such as poverty, inequality and police brutality in her songs, straying away from typical subjects discussed in mainstream music.

Does Massachusetts need more charter schools?

Does Massachusetts need more charter schools?

Summer Kaeppel, Contributor

October 19, 2016

On Nov. 8, Massachusetts residents will vote on a referendum that would authorize additional charter schools to open throughout the Commonwealth.

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