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MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

April 23, 2020

MASSPRIG celebrated Earth Day's 50th anniversary by co-hosting a virtual event for 100% renewal energy.

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.

PodCheck: The Coronavirus

PodCheck: The Coronavirus

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce

March 11, 2020

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce do some research on the coronavirus.

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.

Wire News Weekly – 2.9.20

Wire News Weekly - 2.9.20

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

February 10, 2020

In this episode of Wire News Weekly, Host Rebecca Duffy talks about a Smith College student's potential exposure to the coronavirus, the UMass Store selling roses for Valentine's Day and more news. Nicole Biagioni reports on Amherst's weather forecast.

The EIC Podcast: Ghana’s Year of Return and remembering Kobe Bryant

(Jonathan Kermah and Patrick Kline/Amherst Wire)

Jonathan Kermah, Editor in chief

January 29, 2020

Jonathan Kermah interviews Ghanian journalist Maxwell Agbagba of JoyNews on Ghana's celebration, The Year of Return. Later he reflects on Kobe Bryant's impact on his life.

Museum hopping in Amherst: three of the best museums to visit in a day

(Patrick Kline/Amherst Wire)

Emma Sammuli, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

November 21, 2019

Visit these three museums in Amherst today to immerse yourself in local art and history.

Four spots to escape the tourist traps of Venice Beach

Venice Oceanfront Boardwalk created in 1905.

Sammy Croteau, Contributor

November 5, 2019

Experience the life of a local by visiting each of these destinations in Los Angeles

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.

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