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Springfield resident collects bottled water for Flint, MI

Springfield resident collects bottled water for Flint, MI

James Villalobos, Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Broadcast News, Current Affairs, Multimedia, WireTV

Since Feb. 19, Crystal Copeland has collected bottled water for Flint, MI residents who have been affected by the ongoing water crisis. Copeland said that for many, bottled water donations are how they have survived. Hundreds of bottles of water now fill the old gymnasium at the Dunbar Community...

All the Diggity Dogs

All the Diggity Dogs

Julia Economou, Contributor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Multimedia, WireTV

"I just wanted to create an organization that was providing service dogs to people who were not otherwise able to get them."

New NCAA rules impact men’s basketball

New NCAA rules impact men’s basketball

Kaitlin Boyer, Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Sports, WireTV

This season, the NCAA has changed the game. A look at the advantages of a shorter shot clock.

Hold the door!

Hold the door!

Daniel Maldonado, Contributor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Voices

Maldonado talks to an etiquette expert on how to properly hold doors in his podcast.

CERC rallies for Survivor’s Bill of Rights

CERC rallies for Survivor’s Bill of Rights

Beatrice Genco, Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Multimedia

Members of the Coalition to End Rape Culture (CERC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst rallied alongside sexual assault survivors on Friday, Dec. 4 and demanded the immediate institution of a Survivor’s Bill of Rights at the university.

Herrell’s Ice Cream: Home of the “smoosh-ins”

Herrell’s Ice Cream: Home of the “smoosh-ins”

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Around the Valley, Multimedia, Travel

Since Steve Herrell first founded the flagship store in Northampton, Mass. in 1980, there has always been a crowd of people waiting to taste the shop’s handmade ice cream. The store is known for its award-winning hot fudge, unique flavors, and “smoosh-ins,” chunks of cookies and candies mixed in.

Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Kaitlyn Boyer, Writer

November 27, 2015


Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Multimedia, Sports, WireTV

Linebacker Jovan Santos-Knox took the field in his uniform for the last time on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. He has played a key role on the team for all four years.

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