Amherst Wire

What I Wish I Knew

What I Wish I Knew

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2020

A collection of words of wisdom by women in college, for women entering college. 

Quarantine reflection: Breaking out of the suburban bubble

(Trevor Wilson / Amherst Wire)

Trevor Wilson, Managing Editor

April 17, 2020

Managing Editor Trevor Wilson reflects on his experience during the COVID-19 quarantine.

How to vote in the primaries from UMass Amherst

How to vote in the primaries from UMass Amherst

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

February 22, 2020

The Massachusetts state primaries are fast approaching, taking place on Tuesday, March 3. If students registered to vote in the primaries before the February 12 deadline, they are eligible to vote in Amherst.

Philadanco! showcases the plight of the black man

(Tristan Smith / Amherst Wire)

Tristan Smith, Contributor

February 10, 2020

The Philadelphia Dance Company made an appearance at the UMass Fine Arts Center last Thursday. The show was nothing shy of a spectacle that effectively portrays the compromising situations black men face in today's society.

From Bangladesh to UMass: a graduate’s reflection

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Nujhat Purnata, Contributor

May 9, 2019

How one soon-to-be UMass grad views her time in Amherst.

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

(Henry Brechter/Amherst Wire)

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

Courtesy of Gerry Goodstein

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

(Courtesy of UMass Amherst )

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 journalism professors, Razvan Sibii (left) and Shaheen Pasha (right) created a course in which students help Hampshire County inmates learn journalism. (Courtesy of Brian McDermott)

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

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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

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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.

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