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The Revolution is Now

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2020

Right now we are witnessing centuries worth of Black history and activism providing people with the tools to combat white supremacy. Right now we are observing society unfold and blossom. Right now we are experiencing the power of unity and the beauty of diversity

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

Joanna Buoniconti, Brianna Silva, and Talia Heisey

June 30, 2020

In-person classes have been suspended for the remainder of the semester. We'll provide daily updates from Whitmore and beyond.

The power of food

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Abbie Gracie, Editor

May 3, 2020

Sunday morning. 7 a.m. My hometown, Swansea, Massachusetts. My dad and I pulled off of Route 6, a bustling two-lane highway with stoplights every quarter mile, that stretched all the way from Somerset to East Providence, into the tiny lot of the Cornerstone Bakery. It didn’t look like much on the...

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 28, 2020

With the fast spread and unpleasant symptoms of COVID-19, diabetics are taking extra precautions regarding their health.

Fostering pets can help cure cabin fever

Fostering pets can help cure cabin fever

Emilee Klein, Writer

April 24, 2020

Fostering a pet can not only provide entertainment during quarantine, but also help animals in need and support local animal shelters.

Music producers: The backbones of the industry

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Samantha Croteau, Writer

April 23, 2020

Music producers are often not credited on streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music despite their contribution to creating, shaping and molding a song or album.

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 23, 2020

During this time, with dining at restaurants completely out of the question, ordering through food delivery apps is a great way to support your favorite local eateries while still practicing social distancing.

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

April 23, 2020

MASSPRIG celebrated Earth Day's 50th anniversary by co-hosting a virtual event for 100% renewal energy.

Reforming an incarcerated America

Reforming an incarcerated America

Saliha Bayrak and Karen Kimble

April 12, 2020

The relationship between UMass and Hampshire County Jail is still in its infancy, but Professor Raymond hopes to cultivate it into a more well-established program that forms a direct “pipeline” between release from jail to enrollment at UMass — or even a class that regular UMass students take alongside students who are incarcerated.

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

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Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

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