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Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Profiles, Showcase

With a solid foundation of Democratic ideals, experience in both local and federal government, and a passionate base of Texans and Hispanic voters, it’s surprising Castro hasn’t gained more national media attention.

Hampshire College votes not to accept additional students for fall 2019

Hampshire College votes not to accept additional students for fall 2019

Matt Berg, Assistant Campus News Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

After a rocky few weeks for Hampshire College, administrators have decided to forgo accepting more students for its fall 2019 semester.

The town of Amherst – what’s in a name?

The town of Amherst – what’s in a name?

Matt Berg, Assistant Politics Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Amherst is home to 28,000 college students—many of whom are unfamiliar with the history of their new surroundings.

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Katie Scott, Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The fact that President Trump would appoint such an adamant opponent of Mueller’s investigation shows he will do whatever it takes to save his presidency.

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

December 26, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The difficulty of retrieving Chau's body and allowing his death to go unpunished has sparked outrage across the United States.

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and alumni are feeling angry after a Residential Life employee asked a student to take down a sign denouncing Nazism.

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Matt Berg, Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Neal says he will lead the charge to release President Trump's tax returns.

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