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Jill Stein visits UMass

Jill Stein visits UMass

Carson McGrath, Contributor

April 21, 2016

Jill Stein visited campus amid Divest UMass's recent protests and sit-ins.

Coming together to awaken a new democracy

Coming together to awaken a new democracy

Morgan Hughes, Contributor

April 21, 2016

“The voice of many carries further than many voices.”

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Students at UMass make their own pathways

Gabriela Reyes, Contributor

April 21, 2016

“Put paths were people actually walk instead of paving where you want people to walk”

New rules for Uber and Lyft

New rules for Uber and Lyft

Sionan Barrett, Contributor

April 20, 2016

According to USA Taxi manager Andrew Herbert, “What the taxi industry is seeking is equal protection under the law. If taxi drivers need to be fingerprinted, so should Uber drivers.”

The woodburning man and his sun

The woodburning man and his sun

Ron Garza, Contributor

April 14, 2016

Nickolas Maynard has been burning wood since he was a child. But instead of using an electric woodburning pen, Maynard prefers a more unorthodox method.

When the Cage Door Closes: Mixed-martial artist Nick Newell on fighting, retirement and his new gym

When the Cage Door Closes: Mixed-martial artist Nick Newell on fighting, retirement and his new gym

Sam Holzman, Writer

April 14, 2016

In that moment, he was not a fairytale story as the commentators jubilantly shouted, not an amputee who should be proud to just be competing. He was a champion.

I’m college athlete and you should drug test me

I'm college athlete and you should drug test me

Hannah Farrell, Contributor

April 13, 2016

As a Division One athlete now in my third year of college, I have played in three conference championship games, two NCAA tournaments and I'm currently field hockey captain. I have still never been drug tested.

Uber executives share their stories and look to the future

Uber executives share their stories and look to the future

Stephanie Murray, Writer

April 12, 2016

Three Uber executives, all UMass alumni, gathered for a panel on Monday night to share their experiences with the successful app.

Third-generation UMass student lobbies for funding

Third-generation UMass student lobbies for funding

Sïonan Barrett, Contributor

April 12, 2016

With the looming state budget coming to a vote in a few months, Hochberg and nearly 100 other students traveled to the Massachusetts State House to ask for a larger investment in public higher education. Unfortunately, all three offices Hochberg visited weren't much help.

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