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WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

WATCH: High school students stage walkout to address Trump’s impact

Caeli Chesin, Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Current Affairs, Multimedia, Showcase

“It’s to show the community, the world and anyone that will listen that just because we’re kids and we can’t vote, that doesn’t mean our voices aren’t going to be heard,” said Abigail Morris, event coordinator and Amherst-Pelham High School Junior.

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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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Giovanna Dell’Orto sheds light on refugee crisis

Giovanna Dell’Orto sheds light on refugee crisis

Elissa Borden, Contributor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Journalist and professor Giovanna Dell’Orto gave a talk called “Illegals Here, Refugees There, Crisis Everywhere: Journalism Tackles Immigration into the US and EU” on Thursday at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Wei Cai, Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

The results are in, and there will not be a new slots parlor casino in Massachusetts.

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Students gather on Goodell Lawn to stand in solidarity against Trump win

Students gather on Goodell Lawn to stand in solidarity against Trump win

Carson McGrath, Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Students and community members gathered Friday afternoon on Goodell Lawn in solidarity. It was a time for people to express themselves in response to Donald Trump's presidential victory.

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Fear, outrage and shock — UMass students react to Trump’s victory

Fear, outrage and shock — UMass students react to Trump’s victory

Bryan Bowman and Morgan Hughes
November 11, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

As it became apparent Republican candidate Donald Trump would be named the next president of the United States — despite enormous odds — a telling quiet enveloped campus.

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College students march to Boston Common in an anti-Trump protest

College students march to Boston Common in an anti-Trump protest

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters gathered on Boston Common on Wednesday night.

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‘Ignite Your Right: Humanity Against Trump’ protest Friday at UMass

‘Ignite Your Right: Humanity Against Trump’ protest Friday at UMass

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

A demonstration in response to Donald Trump's presidential victory will be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Friday at 1 p.m. on the lawn outside of Goodell Hall.

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Amherst residents hold community vigil in wake of Trump victory

Amherst residents hold community vigil in wake of Trump victory

Ian Munnelly, Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

More than 100 people held flickering candles on Wednesday evening in the Amherst Common at a Vigil for Love and Unity held in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory.

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As Question 3 passes, UMass students react with mixed emotions

As Question 3 passes, UMass students react with mixed emotions

Caeli Chesin, Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

The town of Amherst voted against the referendum by a final tally of 2,740 against 1,575 in favor.

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Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Tommy Calautti, Contributor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Social media reacted as Donald Trump swept the nation in an upset victory become the 45th president of the United States.

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BREAKING: Donald Trump next president of United States

BREAKING: Donald Trump next president of United States

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

In a sweeping upset, Republican candidate Donald Trump was declared the next president of the United States early Wednesday morning.

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