Amherst Wire

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Election 2016: What’s at stake

Amy Russes, Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The 2016 presidential race seems more like a reality television show than the process to find our next head of state.

Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts

Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts

Alexandra Pigeon, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

Wednesday, Oct. 19 is the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts in time for the 2016 presidential election.

#FollowFriday: Five people to follow on Twitter before the next presidential debate

#FollowFriday: Five people to follow on Twitter before the next presidential debate

Carson McGrath, Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Voices

Here is a treasure trove of feminists, reporters and writers. Give them a follow to get your Twitter feed in shape for Sunday's presidential debate.

Party loyalty and political values clash leading up to 2016 election

Party loyalty and political values clash leading up to 2016 election

Amy Russes, Contributor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

George H.W. Bush won't vote Republican this time around.

A feminist reflects on Hillary Clinton

A feminist reflects on Hillary Clinton

Carson McGrath, Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Voices

Clinton deserves credit where credit is due. She crushed it on that stage Monday night, says Amherst Wire writer Carson McGrath.

Clinton-Trump debate ignites social media

Clinton-Trump debate ignites social media

Stephanie Murray, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Multimedia, Politics, Showcase, Uncategorized

Using the hashtag #TheWireDebates, Amherst Wire readers joined the Twitter conversation as the first of three debates unfolded between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump.

Trump’s maternity leave proposal is nothing short of ironic

Trump’s maternity leave proposal is nothing short of ironic

Amy Russes, Contributor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Voices

Contributor Amy Russes evaluates Republican candidate Donald Trump's new maternity leave proposal.

Election 2016: Who does this country hate less?

Election 2016: Who does this country hate less?

Léa Aliberti, Politics/Voices/Op-Ed Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Voices

In only a few short weeks, we — as a nation — will head to the polls to vote for the next president of the United States. And if we've learned anything from this election, it's that pretty much anything goes.

Green Party nominee Jill Stein to visit Northampton

Green Party nominee Jill Stein to visit Northampton

Carson McGrath, Writer

September 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will speak at First Churches of Northampton Sunday evening.

Politics Weekend Wrap-Up: Remembering 9/11 on the 15th anniversary

Politics Weekend Wrap-Up: Remembering 9/11 on the 15th anniversary

Léa Aliberti, Politics/Voices/Op-Ed Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Here's what happened in politics over the weekend. Hillary caught in the heat Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton unexpectedly left the 9/11 memorial service in New York Sunday morning. Her campaign explained Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia two days prior to the event, and “she ...

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