Amherst Wire

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. 

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.

Five things I wish I packed for my semester abroad

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Katherine Kelley, Writer

November 14, 2019

Essentials that students may forget when studying abroad.

Five places to go in Dublin for a cocktail, a nosh and a view

Five places to go in Dublin for a cocktail, a nosh and a view

Katherine Kelley, Writer

October 22, 2019

Contemporary spots with unique atmospheres that go beyond the traditional Irish fare.

Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Hveragerdi, Hringsja sign (Lynn B. Macalingay)

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

October 14, 2019

How to pack for the chilly temperatures of Iceland's summer.

Five must places to visit in Kyoto

Kiyomizu Temple looking over Kyoto

Ying Hua, Contributor

October 7, 2019

Appreciate the historical and modern fusion of Kyoto, Japan.

Studying abroad in Manchester, England

University of Manchester

Megha Srinivasan, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

Release all expectations before going abroad.

Kyoto Hanami: The blooming cherry blossoms of Kyoto, Japan

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Justin Risley, Photographer

April 28, 2019

The precious, short-lived bloom of the sakura attracts admirers from across the globe.

How to pack for spring break

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Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 7, 2019

Here are some tips for those preparing to travel this spring break – happy packing!

A day in Madrid

Restaurant by el Retiro (Isabel Fowler/ Amherst Wire)

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

February 13, 2019

Whether you're studying abroad or simply traveling, add these things to you to-do list when you go to Madrid.

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Central Station Mumbai (Isha Mahajan/ Amherst Wire)

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

January 25, 2019

A UMass student shares her impression of Mumbai, India after completing a summer internship.

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Catalonian flags hang on a balcony

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 6, 2018

Is there still an ongoing conflict in Barcelona? Yes. Should you stay home to avoid it? No. What you can do, though, is educate yourself.

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