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How to read presidential polls

Kevin Kim, Writer

Understanding presidential polls can be confusing. Here’s how to navigate your way through the numbers.

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UMass hosts symposium in honor of slain journalist James Foley

Ian Munnelly, Contributor

Students, faculty and community members shed tears while watching the documentary “Jim: The James Foley Story.”

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Trump’s maternity leave proposal is nothing short of ironic

Amy Russes, Contributor

Contributor Amy Russes evaluates Republican candidate Donald Trump's new maternity leave proposal.

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New art exhibit on campus draws from the past, looks to the future

Caeli Chesin, Writer

The Wednesday opening of “Human Animals: The Art of Cobra” and “Cobra: Contemporary Legacy” drew more than 200 guests.

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Carinae returns to Hadley with a style all their own

Luis Fieldman, Contributor

The band's performance at The Black Sheep Deli was a treasure trove of unrecorded, unreleased songs.

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How to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship

Tom Mulherin, Contributor

The good news is that relationships can last through the separation. But you have to be careful with what you do while apart. Check out these guidelines from my and others' personal experiences to help you maintain a healthy long-distance relationship. It's not only tips on what you should do, but what you should avoid doing as well.

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Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

Alex Pigeon, Writer

I needed a break from the time I waste recreating my ‘look’ on Pinterest, taking ridiculous BuzzFeed quizzes, and obsessing over photoshopped Instagram models.

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Top Five: Ways to reduce your carbon footprint on campus

Ruwan Teodros

Single-stream recycling bins in Blue Wall.

Top Five: Ways to reduce your carbon footprint on campus

Haley Bucelewicz, Writer

Try these easy steps to reduce waste, energy and your carbon footprint.

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Top Five: Mistakes when moving off campus

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

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Bandcamp broadens opportunity for emerging artists

Brett Reardon, Writer

Websites like Bandcamp challenge the idea of needing professional producers to enter the music industry by providing independent musicians a platform to release and sell their work independently.

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Diversity in video games should not be an afterthought

Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

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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