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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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Study abroad: A three-week trip is a valuable experience

Study abroad: A three-week trip is a valuable experience

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor
February 7
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

"Three weeks was the perfect amount of time. I saw more, did more and ate more than I could have ever imagined and I left a better version of myself as a result."

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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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#SanctuaryCampus effort rekindled at UMass

#SanctuaryCampus effort rekindled at UMass

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

UMass Amherst community members gathered outside the Student Union at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon to rally for a sanctuary campus.

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Reporter Reese Erlich discusses the complexities of the war in Syria

Reporter Reese Erlich discusses the complexities of the war in Syria

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Erlich is a foreign correspondent with expertise in the Syrian conflict.

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Woman assaulted near Southwest in early morning hours

Woman assaulted near Southwest in early morning hours

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Uncategorized

A woman was attacked by an unknown assailant near Southwest Residential Area early Thursday.

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Students evacuate Linden Hall after apartment fire

Students evacuate Linden Hall after apartment fire

Nicole DeFeudis, Assistant Campus News Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Uncategorized

About 75 residents in Linden Hall were evacuated at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday night when a small fire broke out in an apartment.

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From Georgia to New England, passion for Super Bowl varies between regions

From Georgia to New England, passion for Super Bowl varies between regions

Mike Knittle and Emily Giambalvo
February 3
Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

Both fanbases will turn their attention toward the game in Houston for a few hours on Sunday, but likely with a differing degree of devotion.

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