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What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 2

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 2

Matt Berg, Contributor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Question 2 would create a commission charged with pushing a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court decision.

UMass Democrats host Sen. Elizabeth Warren, gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez

UMass Democrats host Sen. Elizabeth Warren, gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez

Katherine Scott, Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Elizabeth Warren and Jay Gonzalez discuss their policies and the upcoming election.

How the 2018 midterm elections could affect you

How the 2018 midterm elections could affect you

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Here's what could happen, depending on who wins in the House and Senate.

A candidate-by-candidate guide to the five congressional races

A candidate-by-candidate guide to the five congressional races

Kyle Moynihan

November 5, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

There are five contested congressional races right here in Massachusetts.

A guide to statewide office candidates

A guide to statewide office candidates

Kyle Moynihan and Matt Berg

November 5, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

While the elections will shape the balance of power at the national level, they could be  consequential in local affairs as well. 

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 3

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 3

Matthew DiPesa, Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

The third ballot question is centered around an existing 2016 law which “prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in places of public accommodation.”

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?’”

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Darian Barlow, Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Lifestyle, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

Whether you have been “woke” for years or are just now opening your eyes to the big and scary world, you can follow these universal steps to take our country's future into our own hands.

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 1

What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 1

Matthew DiPesa, Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Voters and nurses remain divided on the issue ahead of Nov. 6.

Taylor Swift makes a big statement

Taylor Swift makes a big statement

Kacey Connolly, Contributor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Entertainment, Showcase

International pop star Taylor Swift took to social media this month to voice her political opinion for the first time in her 12-year career.

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