Amherst Wire

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Vadim Trubetskoy, Politics Staff

February 26, 2019

Sure enough, Trump was watching Alec Baldwin's most recent jab at him on Saturday Night Live, and promptly fired back on Twitter.

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

February 21, 2019

The speech was deemed by many critics to be a jumble of platitudes tossed together to appease the mainstream media.

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 5

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 5

Miranda Donohue and Ahmad Bakrin

February 19, 2019

Ahmad Bakrin and Miranda Donohue discuss the current state of politics.

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Amelia Marceau, Writer

February 13, 2019

Roger Stone has single-handedly been in more major political scandals in the past 47 years than anyone else in history.

Venezuela: Two Unofficial Presidents, One Country in Turmoil

Venezuela: Two Unofficial Presidents, One Country in Turmoil

Faith Cardoza, Writer

February 12, 2019

How did one of the richest and most democratic Latin American countries end up in such a state of turmoil?

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 8, 2019

With a solid foundation of Democratic ideals, experience in both local and federal government, and a passionate base of Texans and Hispanic voters, it’s surprising Castro hasn’t gained more national media attention.

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 4

What’s Goin On Podcast: Episode 4

Miranda Donohue and Ahmad Bakrin

February 5, 2019

Today's topics: Democratic presidential hopefuls

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.

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