Amherst Wire

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

May 12, 2019

Although it's unknown to a majority of students, a select few are starting to fight against Coca Cola's ties to UMass.

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

Shannon Macalingay, Lifestyle Editor

May 7, 2019

From watching his high school teacher use an iron e-press to print a sticker on a shirt, to watching How-To videos on YouTube, Pham first printed shirts for the sports teams in North Quincy High School.

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

Brie Bristol and Julia Donohue

May 2, 2019

“I feel like people try to think science has nothing to do with society or doesn’t intertwine with things like sexism or racism but it does,” sophomore biochemistry and neuroscience major Juliana Babu said.

Andrew Puzder, former Hardee’s and Carls Jr. CEO, discusses capitalism at UMass

Andrew Puzder, former Hardee’s and Carls Jr. CEO, discusses capitalism at UMass

Amelia Marceau, Writer

May 1, 2019

Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., spoke to students on campus this past week about the differences between capitalism and socialism.

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

Patrick Kline and Matt Berg

April 30, 2019

Students had the opportunity to gain valuable insight from veteran women in sports journalism during the five-hour symposium

“Booksmart” sneak peek: interview with Olivia Wilde, Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Katie Silberman

“Booksmart” sneak peek: interview with Olivia Wilde, Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Katie Silberman

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

The Breakfast Club, Dazed and Confused and Clueless served as inspiration for this coming-of-age film.

Ask UMass – Campus construction

Ask UMass – Campus construction

Rachel Swansburg and Rebecca Duffy

April 24, 2019

With the construction of the Student Union building underway, Rachel Swansburg and Rebecca Duffy ask UMass students what they want to see next on campus.

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

Christopher McLaughlin, Contributor

April 23, 2019

Although the campus is known for its dining, the food pantry at UMass still serves as a main food source for many students.

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project
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Shae Feather, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

North Square will open this summer with shops, restaurants and affordable housing options.

UMass Dining: the price of being “number one”

UMass Dining: the price of being “number one”

Harry Ortof, Politics/Voices/Op-Ed Editor

April 18, 2019

UMass Hunger and Homelessness Campaign Coordinator Jonathan Lee said organizations at UMass have been more focused on redirecting wasted food and making sure it becomes food for students in need.

UMass Surf Club makes a splash with the Lake Atlantic Invitational

UMass Surf Club makes a splash with the Lake Atlantic Invitational

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

“The waves may have been small that day...but our spirits soared as everything went even better than expected.”

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