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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.

The Hampshire College flag debate: What you need to know

The Hampshire College flag debate: What you need to know

Amy Russes, Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Politics, Showcase

Protests end after Hampshire College raised the American flag once again on Dec. 2, after the decision to remove it from it's campus upset locals.

Columnist Ross Douthat talks conservatism, liberalism and the rise of Donald Trump

Columnist Ross Douthat talks conservatism, liberalism and the rise of Donald Trump

Carson McGrath, Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

“When I was invited to speak I thought … that I would be speaking to you tonight in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s defeat."

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Voices

It feels wrong to just “be okay” or “move on.”

Breitbart chief Bannon tapped for top White House position

Breitbart chief Bannon tapped for top White House position

Amy Russes, Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Bannon could be bad news.

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Wei Cai, Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

The results are in, and there will not be a new slots parlor casino in Massachusetts.

Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Julie Harrington, Contributor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Food/Health, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

While many want to book that plane ticket abroad and never look back, or weep over several pints of ice cream, there are lots of healthy ways to detoxify your life from the chaos this election has caused.

College students march to Boston Common in an anti-Trump protest

College students march to Boston Common in an anti-Trump protest

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters gathered on Boston Common on Wednesday night.

Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Summer Kaeppel, Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, Politics, Showcase

More than 62 percent of Massachusetts voters opposed Question 2.

Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Tommy Calautti, Contributor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Social media reacted as Donald Trump swept the nation in an upset victory become the 45th president of the United States.

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Politics, Showcase, WireTV

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

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