So this project started off with several students who graduated from UMass Amherst, and we all worked in worker collectives at UMass. And we were coming from a number of places, but were inspired to start a grocery store. So it really started with Laura Mason and Nora Murphy, who are some of the fellow organizers.
If you’ve never heard of Amherst Ballet, you may not know that it sits quietly on Strong Street almost in the heart of Amherst. Amherst Ballet disguises itself in a residential building that fits in with every other home in Amherst.
DAVID: So I’m here at High Horse, on Pleasant Street. It’s only- how old is it? JASON: We opened up New Year’s Day, 2012. DAVID: […]
LuieGo, aka Luis Fernandez, is a 21-year-old rapper that also acts as frontman to Amherst band the eGOmaniAKs. Born in Miami, he’s learned a lot from Amherst, where he says he “became a man,” and he gives credit to fellow local rapper Nickali Vocals, his sister and…
Each semester, the group MassGames of UMass Amherst throws together an event so large and thought out, that it flings the campus into a fictional zombie apocalypse. This semester, The Communion of the Unceasing has been discovered deep within the woods of Western Massachusetts…
New England Public Radio and the Academy of Music teamed up to present the first Valley Voices Story Slam at Hinge in Northampton on March […]
All Things Local is a new cooperative market where producers can sell all of their products, as long as they were made locally. The co-op opened last December, and it had its Grand Opening on March 1st.
A few UMass students discuss what they do to relax from the everyday pressures of being a college student.
In anticipation of the 2014 Caldecott Medal awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children for the preceding year, Susan Bloom selected her favorites in a talk at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.
After one semester of being in effect, the tobacco ban on campus leaves students with very different opinions regarding the effectiveness of the policy.