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The Mueller Report: What’s next for Democrats?

The Mueller Report: What’s next for Democrats?

Faith Cardoza, Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Attorney General Bill Barr "exonerated" Trump, since Robert S. Mueller III neither confirmed nor denied possible obstruction of justice.

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/31 – 4/7

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

April 7, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

The Celtics embark on a playoff run, new faces and uniforms grace the NFL, and the Sox’s disappointing start to the MLB season.

The curious case of Beto O’Rourke

The curious case of Beto O’Rourke

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

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

The Catholic Church’s child molestation cover-up

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

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

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

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 31, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

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

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.

The Mueller Report is out. Now what?

The Mueller Report is out. Now what?

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

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

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

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

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

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

Eric Cimino, Contributor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

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’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

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.

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

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

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 3, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

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

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