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Whiteness as a License to Kill
Zach Steward, Politics/Op-ed Editor
Make no mistake: if he were Black, Rittenhouse would have been murdered on sight, not being given the benefit of the doubt that white people are given all the time.
Former Coach Walt Bell with members of the UMass Football team courtesy of Massachusetts Athletics on Flickr
UMass football head coach fired
Shanti Furtado, Contributor
Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
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How to master your “college experience”
How to master your “college experience”
Lily O'neill, Writer
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Poetry Jam guests attentively watching a performer by Tristan Smith
UMass Amherst BSU presents the 2021 Poetry Jam: A night of kinship, laughs and soul
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager
The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
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8th Gate: Sakura Deserved Better
Pablo Quiceno and Dylan Castro
It's not Sakura's fault she's useless.
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The perfect soundtrack for a mellow coffee hour
Amherst Wire Staff
Coffee shops are some of the most comforting and relaxing places to visit. Here's some music recommendations for all coffee-lovers and anyone searching for some good, soft music.
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The Everlasting Impact of “The Butt Fumble”
The Everlasting Impact of “The Butt Fumble”
Taylor Lee, Sports Editor
It’s hard to believe, but once upon a time the Jets could give the New England Patriots a headache every now and then behind their stout defense and all-time cornerback Darrelle Revis.
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Op-Ed: Derrick Henry is yet another example of the system failing running backs
Taylor Lee, Sports Editor
This doesn’t include the variety of B-tier running backs across the league who teams can sign at great value and get modest production out of. Until rookie contracts are shortened for running backs, they will continue to get stiffed on big contracts and only be able to get one huge deal, if any, during their short career.
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