Amherst Wire

Freshman’s Division I dream becomes a reality

Freshman’s Division I dream becomes a reality

Abigail Desvergnes, Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

“I’ve basically achieved everything I’ve ever wanted. Now, I need to prove that I deserve this spot, even if everyone else believes it, I need to believe it myself.”

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Frugal Foodie: Meatloaf with carrots and mashed potatoes

Frugal Foodie: Meatloaf with carrots and mashed potatoes

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Now that the weather is getting colder and it gets dark at 3:30 p.m., it’s time for those hearty winter-time comfort foods like meatloaf and mashed potatoes.

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Out of focus: Adderall abuse at UMass Amherst

Out of focus: Adderall abuse at UMass Amherst

Amanda Levenson, Video Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

For seven days straight, Bailey took Adderall to help study for finals. She has never been diagnosed with any type of attention deficit disorder, but chooses to use the prescription drug to enhance her academic performance.

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Climb into the world of bouldering

Climb into the world of bouldering

Jonathan Kermah, Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

While the Western Mass Bouldering Club is still growing and evolving, it has already received the SAMMY award for Outstanding Recreational Club.

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Research says working 30+ hours in college doesn’t pay off — some UMass students disagree

Research says working 30+ hours in college doesn’t pay off — some UMass students disagree

Alexandra Pigeon, Co-editor in Chief

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

Although there are advantages to working so much, such as gaining valuable time management skills and making more money, research from Georgetown University Director of the Center on Education and the Workforce Anthony Carnevale suggests long-term effects might be more harmful than beneficial.

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Kevin Hart to perform at UMass

Kevin Hart to perform at UMass

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

The popular comedian will perform at the Mullins Center in March 2018.

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Frugal Foodie: Chicken teriyaki

Frugal Foodie: Chicken teriyaki

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

It’s that point in the semester where everyone is so busy, you don’t even want to think about having to plan a meal or go grocery shopping.

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A new Faculty Senate proposal could end the SBS Global Education requirement

A new Faculty Senate proposal could end the SBS Global Education requirement

Abigail Desvergnes, Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Student Life

The Faculty Senate has made a proposal to get rid of the Global Education requirement in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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 Zeta Beta Tau exemplifies brotherly love with GoFundMe for sick brother

 Zeta Beta Tau exemplifies brotherly love with GoFundMe for sick brother

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

UMass fraternity Zeta Beta Tau has started a GoFundMe campaign for their sick brother, Jonathan Townsend.

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UHS helps prepare students against the flu

UHS helps prepare students against the flu

Michael Connors, Assistant Campus News Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

“I want students to have a really good reason for why you missed your vaccination. How could you miss it?” said Ann Becker, public health nurse at UHS.

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Sketch 22: The art of committing to the bit

Sketch 22: The art of committing to the bit

Alexa Rockwell, Contributor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This comedy troupe goes to great lengths to make a sketch successful.

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Frugal Foodie: Lemon chicken with brown rice and green beans

Frugal Foodie: Lemon chicken with brown rice and green beans

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

This is one of those dishes that looks more complicated than it really is. So, if you have someone you need to impress but have limited time, this is the meal for you.

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