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Deteriorating Amherst elementary schools one step closer to needed repairs

Deteriorating Amherst elementary schools one step closer to needed repairs

Matthew DiPesa, Assistant OpEd and Voices Editor

April 29, 2019

Could this finally be the end of years of disrepair for Amherst's elementary schools?

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project
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Shae Feather, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

North Square will open this summer with shops, restaurants and affordable housing options.

UMass FTK raises nearly $300,000 for Baystate Children’s Hospital

UMass FTK raises nearly $300,000 for Baystate Children’s Hospital

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

April 16, 2019

The 13th annual Dance Marathon surpassed last year's fundraising efforts by $70,000.

UMass for the Kids: Dogs, Dancing, and a Day of Hope

UMass for the Kids: Dogs, Dancing, and a Day of Hope

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

April 10, 2019

UMass for the Kids is looking to reach their $300,000 goal for Baystate Children's Hospital

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

Katherine Scott, Writer

March 31, 2019

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Government Associations has become the center of criticism over the past few months as the organization seemingly falls apart from within. As the student body at large pokes fun at the “dramatic” world of student politics though, the members within the organization are facing the real consequences of polarizing politics.

Riders, drivers react to PVTA changes

Riders, drivers react to PVTA changes

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 27, 2019

The sudden PVTA schedule changes that occurred last semester took a toll on students and student drivers.

What happened to Hampshire College?

What happened to Hampshire College?

Matt Berg, Assistant Campus News Editor

February 18, 2019

For most of its existence, Hampshire College has experienced financial instability. However, this has only come to light after a turbulent month for the progressive college.

Pot for thought: marijuana’s impact on local food businesses

Pot for thought: marijuana’s impact on local food businesses

Samantha Croteau, Contributor

January 30, 2019

Local cannabis users flock to their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants to fill satisfy their stomachs.

American Moor: A true one-man show

American Moor: A true one-man show

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2019

As a “big black male,” the business expected Keith Hamilton Cobb to fit the stereotypes associated with his identity.

UMass students turn empty alleyway into festive community space

UMass students turn empty alleyway into festive community space

Justin Risley, Assistant Photo/Video Editor

December 6, 2018

A group of UMass students turn alleyways into Instagram-worthy spaces.

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

November 2, 2018

“It comes down to the question: ‘What are your priorities?’”

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