We've made a lot of progress since the Spring of 2014 when we first started the very large task of digitizing the tapes in our archive room, an initiative that has been made possible by a CPA grant. The room currently holds 2000+ tapes containing various meetings and programs produced by Amherst Media (ACTV) over the past 25 or so years.
LWVMA is hosting its second annual Student Video Contest. This year's theme is "There Oughta be a Law!" Massachusetts high school students are invited to send in two minute videos that suggest a new law that the state legislature should pass in this session.
The PAX East Convention in Boston is a three-day festival that encourages video game fans to dress up as their favorite video game characters. Out of concern for her women employees, Brianna Wu, co-founder of the Boston video game studio Giant SpaceKat, has pulled her company off the exhibition floor.
Amherst Media would like to extend our congratulations to the ARHS hockey team as they advance to semifinals in the Western Massachusetts Division 3A Tournament. The Amherst Regional Hockey Team entered the tournament with a Number 3 seed.