Amherst Wire

MXCC hosts third annual Afro hair braiding competition

MXCC hosts third annual Afro hair braiding competition

Wei Cai, Contributer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

The contest, held March 23, promoted awareness and increased education on braids and the cultural values they represent.

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Free Cardi B concert still a possibility for UMass right-swipers

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 10, 2018


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

Get on the Tinder finger treadmill, UMass Amherst, because enough right swipes could bring the colorful Cardi B to campus for a free concert April 25.

College students are stressed, yoga can help

College students are stressed, yoga can help

Courtney Murtagh, Assistant Campus News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

De-stress with all of the yoga classes that UMass has to offer. Here's how to find the perfect fit for your relaxation needs.

Manifest identity: Reflecting on my own identity as a Puerto Rican through the identity of others

Manifest identity: Reflecting on my own identity as a Puerto Rican through the identity of others

Sabrina Negrón, Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Voices

UMass journalism student Sabrina Negrón reflects on what it means to be Puerto Rican in America.

Sisters on the Runway benefit fashion show to take place April 7

Sisters on the Runway benefit fashion show to take place April 7

Carolyn Noel, Lifestyle Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Fashion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The event will feature many popular brands, giveaways, goodies and entertainment, with proceeds going to support victims of domestic violence.

Graffiti for peace: SAFI teams up with Artists 4 Israel for Israel Peace Week

Graffiti for peace: SAFI teams up with Artists 4 Israel for Israel Peace Week

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

A spray-painting event allowed the UMass community to create graffiti art symbolizing peace, love and happiness, and engage in a dialogue about Israel.

Isenberg marketing class launches advertising campaign to raise awareness of implicit biases

Isenberg marketing class launches advertising campaign to raise awareness of implicit biases

Ian Munnelly, Politics/Op-Ed Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

The class will host a social experiment Monday, April 9 from 4-8 p.m. in the atrium of the Isenberg Business School to test implicit biases among students.

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Sylvie Fan, Contributor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you are an international student that suffers from money management, here are some useful tips to make saving money less painful.

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Michael Connors, Assistant Campus News Editor

March 22, 2018


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

The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced the pick on Thursday.

Top 10: Boston spring break on a budget

Top 10:  Boston spring break on a budget

Julie Harrington, Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Travel

Instead of scrolling through your Instagram feed of your friends on their tropical getaways, make the most of your break by doing all the fun (and cheap) activities Boston has to offer.

The opioid epidemic: UMass faculty and students strive to educate the community

The opioid epidemic: UMass faculty and students strive to educate the community

Julie Harrington, Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and faculty at UMass work together to educate the public about the realities of the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation.

Falling for February fashion

Falling for February fashion

Chanel Connor, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Enjoy the following fashion tips on how to stay cozy, festive and stylish this February while winter drags on.

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