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NFL Fantasy Football: Week five lineup

NFL Fantasy Football: Week five lineup

Kevin Kim, Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Voices

Week Five of NFL Fantasy Football. What's your lineup?

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The warning shot: A school shooting ignored

The warning shot: A school shooting ignored

Brian Bevilacqua, Contributor
October 1, 2015
Filed under Campus, Voices

If two shots had been fired outside a school in Lexington, or any other white school, it would have made the front page of the Boston Globe. When a school consists of mostly Hispanic and Black students, however, nobody lifts their head.

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NFL Fantasy Football: Week three recap

NFL Fantasy Football: Week three recap

Kevin Kim, Writer
September 30, 2015
Filed under Sports, Voices

With week three over, let's recap Kevin Kim's NFL fantasy football lineup.

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NFL Fantasy Football: Our week three lineup

NFL Fantasy Football: Our week three lineup

Kevin Kim, Writer
September 25, 2015
Filed under Sports, Voices

Week three of NFL Fantasy Football has begun. What's Kevin Kim's recommended lineup?

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A Senior Farewell: Lessons I learned as a woman of color at UMass

A Senior Farewell: Lessons I learned as a woman of color at UMass

Nia Decaille, Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Features, Voices

Nia Decaille says goodbye to UMass with her senior farewell.

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A Senior Farewell: A thank you letter from Taylor Gilmore

A Senior Farewell: A thank you letter from Taylor Gilmore

Taylor Gilmore, Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Features, Voices

Taylor Gilmore thanks UMass for all the experiences and opportunities she had and the people she met.

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A Senior Farewell: Top Five moments seniors will never forget at UMass

A Senior Farewell: Top Five moments seniors will never forget at UMass

Kerry O’Connor, Writer
May 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Voices

These moments will go down in UMass history for the Class of 2015.

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A Senior Farewell: Thank you UMass for teaching me about myself

A Senior Farewell: Thank you UMass for teaching me about myself

Zack Tobin, Writer
May 4, 2015
Filed under Campus, Features, Voices

UMass helped Zack answer the ultimate question: Who am I?

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Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Brilee Weaver, Managing Editor
April 23, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Five, Voices

It's that time of year again. The snow is gone and on quads from Southwest to Northeast, frisbees whish into KanJam cans. Summer is so close you can taste it, but the most difficult weeks of the semester still lie ahead. Here are five ways to keep calm and study on.

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Starbucks attempts to serve coffee and race dialogue: How should we race together?

Starbucks attempts to serve coffee and race dialogue: How should we race together?

Nia Decaille, Writer
March 27, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Voices

"Race together” is written on Starbucks cups. Buying into social justice convictions can seem meaningless if it only goes as far as buying a cup of coffee.

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