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8th Gate: Sakura Deserved Better

Pablo Quiceno and Dylan Castro November 23, 2021
It's not Sakura's fault she's useless.
Poetry Jam guests attentively watching a performer by Tristan Smith

UMass Amherst BSU presents the 2021 Poetry Jam: A night of kinship, laughs and soul

The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager November 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
Promotional Poster for Dexter: New Blood (Showtime)

“Dexter: New Blood” has the potential to make up for the original series’ awful finale

This article contains spoilers for Dexter's season eight finale, but that wasn't worth watching anyway.
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor November 14, 2021
Ten years after the original series ended, everyone's favorite forensic scientist by day and serial killer by night is back.
The 8th Gate: Inside the Animatrix

The 8th Gate: Inside the Animatrix

Pablo Quiceno and Dylan Castro November 9, 2021
Take the blue pill and dive into The Matrix.
Promotional posters for A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream

Wes Craven: The creator of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream”

Did you know that two of the most iconic slasher villains were created by the same person?
Daniel Vicario, Contributor October 30, 2021
He started out as a professor and director of pornographic films before directing two of the most classic horror films of all time.
Graphic by Aaron Vincent Facundo

The Amherst Wire editors share their favorite Halloween movies

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Hereditary" could not be any more different from one another, but both are great picks to watch this Halloween.
Amherst Wire Staff October 29, 2021
Some people like to go out and dress in costumes, while others like to stay in and watch a good horror movie. Trick-or-treat yourself to one of our editors' favorite Halloween movies.
The 8th Gate: Pilot

The 8th Gate: Pilot

Pablo Quiceno and Dylan Castro October 26, 2021
Anime fans Pablo Quicero and Dylan Castro have high hopes for "Demon Slayer."
A couple of Players, one in a condom costume. The Players ride around campus occasionally in the golf cart to give out condoms and spread the word about sexual health and NRPB. Image from their Facebook.

Not Ready for Bedtime Players to host: SEXpo

Their slogan, "Laugh, learn, explore sexual health resources, and have your voice heard" will be ever present at their SEXpo.
Abbie Gracie, Co-News Editor October 22, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29th at 6:30 p.m., the Not Ready for Bedtime Players (NRBP) will be hosting a SEXpo in the Campus Center Auditorium.   NRBP is a comedy troop with a mission: make people laugh...

Graphic made by Aaron Vincent Facundo

The Amherst Wire editors share their favorite movies

Ranging from "Grown Ups" to "Midsommar," the Amherst Wire editors talk about their favorite movies.
Amherst Wire Staff October 22, 2021
What do "Midsommar" and "Grown Ups" have in common? They're both two of our editors' favorite movies.
UMass NAACP E-Board member Bamidele Osinubi speaking to the crowd, by Tristan Smith

UMass NAACP student activists march to the chancellors’ and deliver a list of demands

The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager October 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.

“Products of our time, reflections of ourselves”: UMCA exhibit displays Nicole Eisenman’s prints

A mix of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, paper pulp prints and monotypes sits in the UMCA as artist Nicole Eisenman displays her norn-defying art to the public.
Maddie Fabian, Writer October 14, 2021

  AMHERST - The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) at UMass Amherst currently features art by the internationally renowned artist Nicole Eisenman. It is the first UMCA exhibit open to...

Promotional Image for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Credit: Marvel Studios

Tony Leung Origins: Before “Shang-Chi”

Every character in a Marvel movie has their own origin story. Here's Tony Leung's.
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor October 6, 2021
Known as "the man who can speak with his eyes," Tony Leung is one of the most famous actors in all of Asia. Did you finish "Shang-Chi" and want to know more about him? Here's a guide to Leung's early career and his most popular movies.
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