“The difference with our organization is that we’re ‘low threshold’, which basically means anyone can walk through the door,” said Tracey Levy, Program Director of the Amherst Survival Center in North Amherst.


Jan Servaes, Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Media and Communication at the City University of Hong Kong, spoke to us about Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution following an interview with Jarice Hanson, Professor of Communication at UMass Amherst, on the Amherst Media show Encounters.


Our coverage of the early May graffiti incidents at UMass surrounding the Black Lives Matter mural.


On May 6, we spoke to Amilcar Shabazz, Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst, Christopher Tinson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella about the Black Lives Matter graffiti incident at UMass Amherst.

UMass Amherst is currently under Title IX investigation by the US Dept of Education for their alleged mishandling of sexual assault cases. We talked about the issue with Liz Mungovan, Vice President of the Coalition to End Rape Culture (CERC), who was present at a meeting with the Title IX coordinator and Vice Chancellor Enku Gelaye.