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Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Amherst Wire Staff

February 16, 2017


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Watch our live broadcast of "They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump."

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People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

Liam O'Connor, Assistant Entertainment Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

It is not unusual for new customers at People’s Market to walk away from their first transaction empty-handed after learning they cannot use their meal plan.

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UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

Mackenzie Webb, Contributor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Reckhow advocated for a more decentralized system for water supply and treatment.

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VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

VIDEO: Patriots fans rush Southwest following Super Bowl win

Morgan Hughes

February 7, 2017


Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, WireTV

In this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Morgan Hughes and Jackson Cote, Southwest residents react to the Super Bowl victory.

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Students, area residents respond to Patriots comeback victory on social media

Students, area residents respond to Patriots comeback victory on social media

Maria Manning, Contributor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

UMass students and locals took to social media after the Patriots snagged a surprise win in the 2017 Super Bowl.

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Southwest erupts as 3,000 gather to celebrate Patriots Super Bowl Victory

Southwest erupts as 3,000 gather to celebrate Patriots Super Bowl Victory

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

Over 1,000 students gathered to chant, crowd-surf and climb poles in Southwest.

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ATG treasurer gets jail time for embezzling over $130,000

ATG treasurer gets jail time for embezzling over $130,000

Amanda Levenson, Contributor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Uncategorized

ATG alumni Christopher Estes, 53, was sentenced to one year in jail Monday morning for embezzling $133,000 from the fraternity.

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#SanctuaryCampus effort rekindled at UMass

#SanctuaryCampus effort rekindled at UMass

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

UMass Amherst community members gathered outside the Student Union at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon to rally for a sanctuary campus.

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Reporter Reese Erlich discusses the complexities of the war in Syria

Reporter Reese Erlich discusses the complexities of the war in Syria

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Erlich is a foreign correspondent with expertise in the Syrian conflict.

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Woman assaulted near Southwest in early morning hours

Woman assaulted near Southwest in early morning hours

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Uncategorized

A woman was attacked by an unknown assailant near Southwest Residential Area early Thursday.

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From Georgia to New England, passion for Super Bowl varies between regions

From Georgia to New England, passion for Super Bowl varies between regions

Mike Knittle and Emily Giambalvo

February 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

Both fanbases will turn their attention toward the game in Houston for a few hours on Sunday, but likely with a differing degree of devotion.

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