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Hampshire College votes not to accept additional students for fall 2019

Hampshire College votes not to accept additional students for fall 2019

Matt Berg, Assistant Campus News Editor

February 3, 2019

After a rocky few weeks for Hampshire College, administrators have decided to forgo accepting more students for its fall 2019 semester.

Seven important points discussed at “Women Leading Western Mass”

Seven important points discussed at “Women Leading Western Mass”

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

January 30, 2019

Candidates discussed their journey to the Massachusetts State House and the importance of discussing gender in politics.

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Katie Scott, Writer

January 23, 2019

The fact that President Trump would appoint such an adamant opponent of Mueller’s investigation shows he will do whatever it takes to save his presidency.

The migrant caravans are here— now what?

The migrant caravans are here— now what?

Amelia Marceau, Writer

January 21, 2019

The struggle at the border has only just begun.

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

December 26, 2018

The difficulty of retrieving Chau's body and allowing his death to go unpunished has sparked outrage across the United States.

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Matt Berg, Writer

December 19, 2018

Neal says he will lead the charge to release President Trump's tax returns.

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Olivia Amato, Contributor

December 17, 2018

Now that the rapper has recused himself from politics, students weigh in on his influence

Protesters drown out Sean Spicer at UMass

Protesters drown out Sean Spicer at UMass

Matt Berg, Matthew DiPesa, and Kyle Moynihan

November 28, 2018

Spicer discussed his career leading up to the White House and his new book before protests erupted.

Is Kamala Harris the new face of the Democratic party?

Is Kamala Harris the new face of the Democratic party?

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

November 28, 2018

Kamala Harris has established herself as the new face of the Democratic party because of her progressive legislation and immense popularity.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Kyle Moynihan and Matt Berg

November 27, 2018

A former member of the Trump Administration, Spicer will likely be welcomed to campus by a slew of protestors.

Why women in Congress matter

Why women in Congress matter

Amelia Marceau, Writer

November 14, 2018

A record number of women were elected to Congress last week, making the 116th Congress one of the most diverse in American history.

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