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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


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Showcase

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.

American Moor: A true one-man show

American Moor: A true one-man show

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Entertainment, Showcase, Voices

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Showcase

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

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

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized

A look into the local farms that supply the award-winning food at Umass Amherst.

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

October 3, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Showcase, Travel

From the peak, the University of Massachusetts W. E. B. Du Bois library appeared to be the size of a Tic Tac.

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