Amherst Wire

The ugly side of the songs we love

The ugly side of the songs we love

Fitzgerald Pucci, Contributor

February 21, 2017

Wrapping up ugly lyrics in sweet and repeated layers of sound makes for catchy hooks people learn to sing before understanding.

Why H-1B visas are important

Why H-1B visas are important

Olivia Laramie, Writer

February 17, 2017

" H-1B visas provide a better livelihood for our fellow human beings. Who cares if they are not from our country? The pursuit of happiness is not reserved only for Americans."

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 9, 2017

"From restricting the government’s immigration policy to renewing its support for the Keystone Pipeline, Americans have taken their resistance to his policies from Facebook to the streets."

The Women’s March on Washington is a call for unity

The Women’s March on Washington is a call for unity

Emilia Billett, Contributor

January 31, 2017

There can be a space where individuals of all races can see a crowd of peers chanting, “Black lives matter,” where individuals of all sexual orientations can see political friends with signs reading, “Love is love is love,” where all privileged people can see all of the pain and resilience of those that are oppressed.

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Amy Russes, Writer

November 28, 2016

Go on, keep whining about how much millennials whine.

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 17, 2016

It feels wrong to just “be okay” or “move on.”

We need to talk to each other, not censor

We need to talk to each other, not censor

Amy Russes, Writer

October 31, 2016

You don't have to shut out opposing opinions — question them instead.

Why UMass should encourage more student-run publications

Why UMass should encourage more student-run publications

Justine O'Brien, Contributor

October 12, 2016

Working for student-run publications are beneficial for budding journalists who want to further hone their craft, but it's not only about journalism — everyone has a story to tell or a picture to share.

#FollowFriday: Five people to follow on Twitter before the next presidential debate

#FollowFriday: Five people to follow on Twitter before the next presidential debate

Carson McGrath, Writer

October 7, 2016

Here is a treasure trove of feminists, reporters and writers. Give them a follow to get your Twitter feed in shape for Sunday's presidential debate.

A feminist reflects on Hillary Clinton

A feminist reflects on Hillary Clinton

Carson McGrath, Writer

October 5, 2016

Clinton deserves credit where credit is due. She crushed it on that stage Monday night, says Amherst Wire writer Carson McGrath.

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