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‘It’s kind of early for this’: October snow upsets students

‘It’s kind of early for this’: October snow upsets students

Bridget Higgins, Contributor
October 28
Filed under Around the Valley, Showcase, Student Life, Travel, Uncategorized

“I definitely hate snow in October,” said junior Alyssa Thompson. “It looks like everyone has dandruff and that just makes me sad.”

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Top Five: Local places to experience fall

Top Five: Local places to experience fall

Caitlin Cooke, Assistant Photography Editor
October 18
Filed under Around the Valley, Showcase, Travel

"With expansive mountains, beautiful bodies of water and miles of farmland, Western Massachusetts has some of the most spectacular views during fall."

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Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts

Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts

Alexandra Pigeon, Entertainment Editor
October 18
Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

Wednesday, Oct. 19 is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts in time for the 2016 presidential election.

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Will Mill 180 Park be the park of the future?

Will Mill 180 Park be the park of the future?

Joshua Murray, Photo Editor
October 13
Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

"What is unique about Mill 180 Park is that we are using hydroponics aesthetically. Not just to grow food, but to grow plants to give people the sense that they are in the middle of nature."

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Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Morgan Hughes, Assistant Campus News Editor
October 4
Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Food/Health, Showcase

Smiarowski Farms hosted the festival to meet local friends, families and farmers and talk about the significance and quality of Smiarowski spuds.

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Carinae returns to Hadley with a style all their own

Carinae returns to Hadley with a style all their own

Luis Fieldman, Contributor
September 22
Filed under Around the Valley, Entertainment, Music, Profiles, Showcase

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

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One guitar out of a 100

One guitar out of a 100

Ron Garza, Contributor
May 3
Filed under Around the Valley, Broadcast News, Multimedia, Profiles, Showcase, WireTV

“When I heard about the guitar being stolen, I could hear it in her voice. She really was devastated.”

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A sign of good marketing?

A sign of good marketing?

Kate Ferrante, WireTV Managing Editor
April 15
Filed under Around the Valley, Broadcast News, Multimedia, WireTV

Car horns and shouting filled the air at the corner of College and South East Street in Amherst, but not because of reckless driving or road rage. Instead, it is because of Wen Jeng and his unique job.

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