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The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

Caeli Chesin, Writer
November 17
Filed under Politics, Showcase, Voices

It feels wrong to just “be okay” or “move on.”

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Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Wei Cai, Writer
November 14
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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Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Julie Harrington, Contributor
November 11
Filed under Food/Health, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

While many want to book that plane ticket abroad and never look back, or weep over several pints of ice cream, there are lots of healthy ways to detoxify your life from the chaos this election has caused.

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Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Summer Kaeppel, Writer
November 9
Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

More than 62 percent of Massachusetts voters opposed Question 2.

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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
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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Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Amherst Wire Staff
November 9
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Politics, Showcase, WireTV

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

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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
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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College students reflect on Trump upset at downtown bar

College students reflect on Trump upset at downtown bar

Stephanie Murray and Julie Shamgochian
November 9
Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase, Uncategorized

Some 15 people crowded college bar McMurphy's on Tuesday night to drink and watch election results roll in.

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Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Amherst Wire Staff
November 9
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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Party loyalty and morality tie up voters in 2016 election

Party loyalty and morality tie up voters in 2016 election

Carson McGrath, Writer
November 8
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Whether U.S. voters like it or not, the two-party system forces voters to choose between two major party candidates who have some of the highest unfavorability ratings in recent history.

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