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The Decade Series: The Students of Stonewall

The Decade Series: The Students of Stonewall

Caeli Chesin, News Editor

January 3, 2020

A look into how the UMass Stonewall Center has changed over the decade and the fight moving forward.

PodCheck: Fact and fiction of climate change

PodCheck: Fact and fiction of climate change

Celina Rivernider and Maggie Yonce

December 11, 2019

Tune in to uncover the truths and myths of climate change.

Over the Decade: The rise and falls of cable news and online media

Over the Decade: The rise and falls of cable news and online media

Bella Damiecki , Writer

December 10, 2019

A look at President Trump and the prevalence of his Twitter account.

Rep. Neal denies signature to strikers demanding climate change reform

Rep. Neal denies signature to strikers demanding climate change reform

Lily Robinson, Contributor

December 9, 2019

Even under renewed community pressure, Neal refuses to sign on to the Green New Deal or the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge.

Critical issues for the 2020 election cycle: U.S. immigration policy

Critical issues for the 2020 election cycle: U.S. immigration policy

November 22, 2019

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences presented a panel of three distinguished immigration scholars as part of its Social Science Matters series.

Tweet like a First Lady: Former press secretary of Michelle Obama, Kelsey Donohue, speaks on White House experiences

Tweet like a First Lady: Former press secretary of Michelle Obama, Kelsey Donohue, speaks on White House experiences

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

November 20, 2019

The former assistant press secretary gave students an inside look at working inside the White House.

Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Students hold demonstration for ban on plastic bottles

Caeli Chesin and Brian Choquet

November 19, 2019

In a given year, UMass blows through an estimated 11,280,000 single-use plastic bottles. Most of which aren't recycled.

“Who lit the match?”

“Who lit the match?”

Xenia Arinez, Contributor

November 18, 2019

The politics behind one of Bolivia's most devastating wildfires

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

YKCC spreads awareness on Southeast Asian deportation

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

November 18, 2019

“They're really being brought back with no autonomy when they go back. No family connections, no financial security and really no familiarity with the culture.”

SGA subcommittee launches impeachment investigation into President Timmy Sullivan

SGA subcommittee launches impeachment investigation into President Timmy Sullivan

Rachel Swansburg

November 1, 2019

The subcommittee will have 30 days to deliberate and submit a report to the SGA senate.

Beacon Hill is beginning to look like Capitol Hill

Beacon Hill is beginning to look like Capitol Hill

Vincent Rossi, Writer

October 31, 2019

Last week, a series of bills were proposed by state representatives, senators and Boston city councilors that were pretty embarrassing, to say the least.

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