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More than 1,600 protesters denounce Trump in Springfield

More than 1,600 protesters denounce Trump in Springfield

Morgan Hughes and Carson McGrath
November 14, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Springfield Police estimated over 1,600 Five College Students, Springfield residents, families and community members gathered at Court Square Sunday in an anti-Trump march.

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Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Amherst Wire Staff
November 9, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

“We both realize the importance of exercising our civic right to vote and for this election especially, were thrilled we could do it together and help create history.”

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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, 2016
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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Question 1: Another slots parlor in Massachusetts?

Question 1: Another slots parlor in Massachusetts?

Wei Cai, Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Question 1 could allow a second Category 2 slots parlor to be opened.

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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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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