Amherst Wire

The Revolution is Now

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2020

Right now we are witnessing centuries worth of Black history and activism providing people with the tools to combat white supremacy. Right now we are observing society unfold and blossom. Right now we are experiencing the power of unity and the beauty of diversity

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2020

A collection of words of wisdom by women in college, for women entering college. 

The power of food


Abbie Gracie, Editor

May 3, 2020

Sunday morning. 7 a.m. My hometown, Swansea, Massachusetts. My dad and I pulled off of Route 6, a bustling two-lane highway with stoplights every quarter mile, that stretched all the way from Somerset to East Providence, into the tiny lot of the Cornerstone Bakery. It didn’t look like much on the...

The Student Perspective in Quarantine

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Brie Bristol, Writer

May 3, 2020

For students in higher education, the world today has drastically impacted their mental health as they struggle to continue with online courses, unemployed, homelessness, and possible illness. 

Introspective Ramblings: “Measured Growth”

Introspective Ramblings:

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

April 29, 2020

We are all drawn into a state of reflection, as we say goodbye to classmates and friends who are graduating under less than ideal circumstances. As the end to this chaotic semester approaches, read student poet, Joanna Buoniconti's tribute to the class of 2020.

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 28, 2020

With the fast spread and unpleasant symptoms of COVID-19, diabetics are taking extra precautions regarding their health.

Ask Beccy: What happens next

Ask Beccy: What happens next

Rebecca Aiken, Writer

April 27, 2020

Beccy discusses the options for the upcoming semester.

Quarantine reflection: An introvert’s guide to self-care

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Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

April 24, 2020

Life has become a series of unfinished paintings and I have lost all sense of time. Caught somewhere between happiness and fear, I spend most of my days gardening, painting and watching movies.

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 23, 2020

During this time, with dining at restaurants completely out of the question, ordering through food delivery apps is a great way to support your favorite local eateries while still practicing social distancing.

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

April 23, 2020

MASSPRIG celebrated Earth Day's 50th anniversary by co-hosting a virtual event for 100% renewal energy.

Introspective Ramblings: “peasant burning weeds AT A PARTY”

Introspective Ramblings:

Brian Choquet, contributor

April 22, 2020

In this week's poem, student poet, Brian Choquet draws onlookers into a mystical realm of impenetrable hierarchy.

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