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UMass students to walk out, strike Friday for a Sanctuary Campus

UMass students to walk out, strike Friday for a Sanctuary Campus

Wei Cai, Writer
February 16
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

On Friday, Feb. 17, students and community will go on strike at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s in hopes of having the campus become a Sanctuary Campus.

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Campus magician auditions for America’s Got Talent

Campus magician auditions for America’s Got Talent

My Ninh, Contributor
February 16
Filed under Campus, Profiles, Showcase

"I literally could not speak at one point, and my friend had to calm me down. I’ve never been that nervous in my life,” said Salant.

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People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

Liam O'Connor, Assistant Entertainment Editor
February 15
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

It is not unusual for new customers at People’s Market to walk away from their first transaction empty-handed after learning they cannot use their meal plan.

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UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

Mackenzie Webb, Contributor
February 12
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Reckhow advocated for a more decentralized system for water supply and treatment.

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Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor
February 8
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Snow and sleet didn't stop thousands of bundled up New England Patriot fans from lining the streets for the Patriots Parade in Boston yesterday afternoon.

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VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer
February 8
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

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VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

Morgan Hughes
February 7
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, WireTV

In this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Morgan Hughes and Jackson Cote, Southwest residents react to the Super Bowl victory.

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Students, area residents respond to Patriots comeback victory on social media

Students, area residents respond to Patriots comeback victory on social media

Maria Manning, Contributor
February 7
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

UMass students and locals took to social media after the Patriots snagged a surprise win in the 2017 Super Bowl.

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Southwest erupts as 3,000 gather to celebrate Patriots Super Bowl Victory

Southwest erupts as 3,000 gather to celebrate Patriots Super Bowl Victory

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor
February 6
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

Over 1,000 students gathered to chant, crowd-surf and climb poles in Southwest.

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LIVE: Southwest erupts following Patriots Super Bowl victory

LIVE: Southwest erupts following Patriots Super Bowl victory

Amherst Wire Staff
February 5
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Students rushed outside following New England's stunning upset.

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