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The Science of Craft: A class like no other

The Science of Craft: A class like no other

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 8, 2020

The Science of Craft is not your typical gen-ed class, with students becoming blacksmiths glassblowers.

Introspective Ramblings: “Elemental Flaws”

Introspective Ramblings: “Elemental Flaws”

Allie McKean, Contributor

April 8, 2020

This week's poem is another piece from student poet, Allie McKean, as she shares a moving critique of her personal flaws through the abstract elements of the earth.

Introspective Ramblings: “Sewing Kit”

Introspective Ramblings: “Sewing Kit”

Paige Roy, Contributor

April 1, 2020

This week's poem features another piece from student poet, Paige Roy, as she shares sentiments of what it's like to piece yourself together, from an emotional standpoint, amidst catastrophe.

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

Introspective Ramblings: “Fabricating Barriers”

Introspective Ramblings: “Fabricating Barriers”

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 25, 2020

In this week's poem of the week, student poet, Joanna Buoniconti, acknowledges her weaknesses and tendency to build walls up as a result of past traumas.

COVID-19 Updates: Residential Life shares plans for housing

COVID-19 Updates: Residential Life shares plans for housing

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 16, 2020

While campus remains off-limits for most, UMass has devised a strategy to provide housing for the students who need it most.

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

The Revival of Vinyl

The Revival of Vinyl

Faith Cardoza, Writer

March 13, 2020

Vinyl records have been making a surprising comeback in the 21st century, capturing the interest of young people looking to expand their musical experience.

App of the week: Twitter

App of the week: Twitter

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

March 12, 2020

This week that has proved to be quite unlike any other this year, I can think of no other app to plug than Twitter. 

The EIC Podcast: MASSPIRG’s push for 100 percent renewable energy

The EIC Podcast: MASSPIRG’s push for 100 percent renewable energy

Jonathan Kermah

March 12, 2020

Jonathan Kermah sits down with Kaitlyn Mitchell representing the MASSPIRG UMass chapter to discuss their mission of renewable energy across the United States.

Introspective Ramblings: “Service Needed”

Introspective Ramblings: “Service Needed”

Allie McKean, Contributor

March 11, 2020

This week's poem of the week, features student poet, Allie McKean, as she reflects on her journey towards self-discovery and acceptance, after losing touch with herself.

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2020

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning for the semester.

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