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UMass students participate in nationwide Million Student March

UMass students participate in nationwide Million Student March

Stephanie Murray, Writer
November 13
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics

Students chanted, "Rain can't stop the revolution," and flooded the lobby or lined the balconies, holding signs listing their three national demands: free public higher education, a cancellation of all student debt, and a $15 hourly minimum wage for all campus employees.

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Hundreds come to rally for Bernie Sanders at UMass

Hundreds come to rally for Bernie Sanders at UMass

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief
October 28
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Multimedia, Politics

Students listened and cheered for Sanders' stances on income inequality, student debt, raising the minimum wage, climate change, funding Planned Parenthood, women's issues and corruption in politics.

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Bernie Sanders: Why millennials are “Feeling the Bern”

Bernie Sanders: Why millennials are “Feeling the Bern”

Léa Aliberti, Contributor
September 24
Filed under Campus, Politics

Sanders seems to be one, if not the only, presidential candidate who understands that it is millennials who will be living here in the future.

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