Amherst Wire

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

UMass hosts third annual Women in Sports Media Symposium

Patrick Kline and Matt Berg

April 30, 2019

Students had the opportunity to gain valuable insight from veteran women in sports journalism during the five-hour symposium

The fight for a fair contract: UMass versus its RAs & PMs

The fight for a fair contract: UMass versus its RAs & PMs

Henry Brechter, Desire’ Crosby, Shannon Macalingay, and Faith Cardoza

February 11, 2019

"If they can get work out of you without paying you money, they will...just one battle out of more to come."

American Moor: A true one-man show

American Moor: A true one-man show

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2019

As a “big black male,” the business expected Keith Hamilton Cobb to fit the stereotypes associated with his identity.

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Olivia Amato-Hansen, Writer

January 22, 2019

Professor Danielle Samuels has wanted to be a psychologist since she was a kid.

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Two professors help inmates find their voice through journalism

Desire’ Crosby, Contributor

October 22, 2018

“They really are just as smart as any other Umass student,” said Joshua Murray of the inmates, known to him as the “Hampshire County students.”

Turn your fall semester from a 2007 Britney to a raging success

Turn your fall semester from a 2007 Britney to a raging success

Darian Barlow, Contributor

October 15, 2018

Avoid a Britney-level meltdown with these tips from a fellow college student on how to be your best self this semester.

Catcalling: Not a compliment

Catcalling: Not a compliment

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

October 3, 2018

A walk or a jog down the street can invite endless catcalls and unwanted attention. Despite popular opinion, ignoring it is not the answer.

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

Brian Choquet, Writer

May 11, 2018

When he came out as gay in the latter half of his middle school career, Russian felt pressured to find acceptance in his newly joined community — the hope being he could find a place where he belonged. This then became the basis for what grew into his eating disorder.

Farewell to Hadley: Reflections and remembrances on a bizarre home of my own

Farewell to Hadley: Reflections and remembrances on a bizarre home of my own

Ian Munnelly, Politics/Op-Ed Editor

May 1, 2018

My fondest memories of this area will come from the little farming town of Hadley.

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

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

Alone in the crowd: A family of color living in a world of white

Alone in the crowd: A family of color living in a world of white

Sarah Heinonen, Contributor

February 28, 2018

Massachusetts is often seen as a bastion of liberal inclusivity, a point of pride for many Bay Staters. And while Boston, Worcester, Springfield and other large cities are fairly diverse, many of the small towns are anything but.

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