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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
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
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
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
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
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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A lack of awareness for a tragedy in Mexico

A lack of awareness for a tragedy in Mexico

Estefania Marti Malvido, Contributor
November 13
Filed under Opinion, Voices

Human rights violations in Mexico have reached its limits. When is it enough?

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Fearbola strikes UMass Amherst

Fearbola strikes UMass Amherst

Kristin LaFratta, Writer
October 28
Filed under Opinion, Voices

Its symptoms include unnecessary panic, and perhaps the most lethal of them all: unnecessary e-mails.

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Wage Gap Wages Dumbest Politics Ever

Wage Gap Wages Dumbest Politics Ever

Kristin LaFratta, Writer
September 29
Filed under Opinion, Voices

Women in the United States still earn an average 77 cents to every dollar a man makes.

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It’s none of your business

It’s none of your business

Rose Mirandi, Contributor
March 3
Filed under Opinion, Voices

Business school undergraduates go dressed to impress in freshly dry-cleaned suits clasping portfolio binders. The others, like me, keep our arms pressed to our sides to hide the sweat stains while we accidentally crinkle our resumes in the only ratty folder we could find, all while feeling stupid in...

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