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The curious case of Beto O’Rourke

The curious case of Beto O'Rourke

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

April 3, 2019

It’s very clear that O'Rourke has a much more moderate position than many other Democratic candidates.

The Catholic Church’s child molestation cover-up

Pope Francis in 2013.
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Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

April 1, 2019

The Catholic Church has been aware of and engaging in the cover-up of its clerics abusing children for hundreds of years.

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/24 – 3/31

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Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 31, 2019

NFL players and coaches continue to move, the NBA playoffs approach and the Red Sox collapse on opening day.

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

A sign for student power week.
(Patrick Kline/Amherst Wire)

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.

The Mueller Report is out. Now what?

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Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 28, 2019

A summary of the Special Counsel's investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election discovered that President Donald Trump and his campaign did not conspire with the Russian government in order to win the White House.

UMass NAACP becomes only active college chapter in New England, still seeks RSO status

NAACP member Brie Bristol leads a talk on why voting matters the groups general body meeting on Feb. 28, 2019. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

March 22, 2019

For UMass NAACP president Ivis Batista, feeling like an "other" on campus is common. It's not until she is around her fellow NAACP members that she feels not only safer, but able to be herself.

The champs’ checkbook: a guide to Patriots’ free agency

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Eric Cimino, Contributor

March 12, 2019

Sports writer Eric Cimino's take on how the Super Bowl champions will approach free agency.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. (Wikimedia Commons)

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 6, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) 70 percent tax rate on the ultra-wealthy in the United States has been debated heavily ever since she announced it.

Students gather in Greeno to support Bernie

(Matt Berg/Amherst Wire)

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2019

Our Revolution members are "Feeling the Bern" for the 2020 presidential election.

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 2/24-3/2

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Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 3, 2019

A former UMass star steals the show at Saturday's NFL Draft Combine.

Amherst braces for Blarney Weekend

Blarney Blowout in 2014. 
(Taylor Gilmore, Amherst Wire)

Henry Brechter and Amelia Marceau

March 1, 2019

With all the security measures in place on and around the UMass campus, this year's Blarney will most likely be safer than your average Saturday in Amherst.

What happened to Hampshire College?

(Matt Berg/ Amherst Wire)

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.

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