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VIDEO: Protesters chained to TD Bank doors risk arrest

VIDEO: Protesters chained to TD Bank doors risk arrest

Jon Decker, Writer

Protesters arrived in the frigid morning temperatures at 8:00 a.m. Five members occupied the two entryways to the bank, securing their bodies with heavy steel chains and padlocks to the door handles, making entrance to the business all but impossible.

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Podcast: UMass students tell first-hand stories of Standing Rock protests

Podcast: UMass students tell first-hand stories of Standing Rock protests

Carson McGrath, Writer

In this podcast, two senior University of Massachusetts Amherst students, Victoria Carrier and James Frank, describe in detail their times at Standing Rock last month.

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How prescription opioids helped fuel the Massachusetts heroin epidemic

How prescription opioids helped fuel the Massachusetts heroin epidemic

Bryan Bowman, Nicole Defeudis, and Jacqueline Pollock

Rob Lelacheur was prescribed OxyContin in 12th grade after breaking his ankle. He had no idea at the time that this would mark the beginning of a long-term battle with opioid addiction that nearly took his life.

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Movie News Podcast: The top 10 best and worst movies of 2016

Movie News Podcast: The top 10 best and worst movies of 2016

Jonathan Ho, Podcaster

Will the new villain on ‘The Walking Dead’ revive the show to its glory?

Will the new villain on ‘The Walking Dead’ revive the show to its glory?

Thomas Calautti, WireTV Editor

Jeffrey Dean Morgan has exhibited a strong depth of character with his portrayal of Negan. He’s been funny, cruel, charming and horrifying all at the same time. The more he's on screen, the better the show gets.

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Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Rachel Ayotte, Writer

If you have been personally victimized by finals and your stress level is as high as Du Bois, I have the answer. A sugar daddy.

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Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Julie Harrington, Writer

If you have white paper, a pair of scissors and the artistic ability of an elementary schooler, you can cover your walls with paper snowflakes and make your own winter wonderland.

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Top Five: Must-watch Netflix movies to get you in the holiday spirit

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Top Five: Must-watch Netflix movies to get you in the holiday spirit

Heather Allen, Contributor

With studying for exams and only having a few days between the end of the semester and the holidays, there's no time to waste getting into the spirit.

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Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

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From UMass to Silicon Valley: An interview with ‘Everipedia’ founders

From UMass to Silicon Valley: An interview with ‘Everipedia’ founders

Bryan Bowman, Camps News Editor

Just four months after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dave Liebowitz left his home in Northern New Jersey and ventured some 3,000 miles to Los Angeles in pursuit of his dream job.

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A look at technology in Amherst and Springfield high schools

A look at technology in Amherst and Springfield high schools

UMass students launch their own businesses

UMass students launch their own businesses

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The digital-first, student-run magazine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Journalism Department
The digital-first, student-run magazine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Journalism Department