Amherst Wire

Third time’s the charm: UMass hires Matt McCall as head coach

McCall speaks at the University of Massachusetts Amherst after being named head coach of men's basketball (Dave Roback/AP)

Cameron Merritt, Writer

April 3, 2017

University of Massachusetts Amherst Athletic Director Ryan Bamford welcomed Matt McCall their third men's basketball coach of the month at a press conference Thursday night.

Amherst Wire Office Chat: Mongabay Editor Erik Hoffner

Amherst Wire Office Chat: Mongabay Editor Erik Hoffner

Amherst Wire Staff

March 27, 2017

Amherst Wire spoke with Erik Hoffner of Mongabay on Facebook Live.

Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

(Julie Shamgochian/Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

February 16, 2017

Watch our live broadcast of "They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump."

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Screenshot from video.

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer

February 8, 2017

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

Thousands gathered in Southwest after the Patriots beat the falcons in overtime during the 51st Super Bowl. (Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Morgan Hughes

February 7, 2017

In this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Morgan Hughes and Jackson Cote, Southwest residents react to the Super Bowl victory.

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

(Morgan Hughes/Amherst Wire)

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Amherst Wire Staff

November 8, 2016

Local voters sat for video interviews with University of Massachusetts Amherst journalism students in the weeks leading up to the election.

WGBY introduces region’s first bilingual television show

WGBY introduces region's first bilingual television show

James Villalobos, Writer

May 4, 2016

“We’ve been wanting a space where we can share these stories that we’ve been collecting for so long."

One guitar out of a 100

One guitar out of a 100

Ron Garza, Contributor

May 3, 2016

“When I heard about the guitar being stolen, I could hear it in her voice. She really was devastated.”

UMass Quidditch gives back

UMass Quidditch gives back

Julia Economou, Contributor

April 29, 2016

At UMass, campus organizations must commit to community service throughout the semester. The Quidditch team decided to give back at the Sunderland Library.

Watch The Help House episode 5

Watch The Help House episode 5

Amherst Wire Staff

April 27, 2016

It's already the end of the semester and they all survived living together.

The Trash Monster

The Trash Monster

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor

April 26, 2016

The overall purpose of this project was to cut down on the excessive use of to-go containers.

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