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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 ...

Politics Weekend Wrap-up: Clinton and Trump see triumph on the horizon

Politics Weekend Wrap-up: Clinton and Trump see triumph on the horizon

Léa Aliberti, Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Here’s what happened over the weekend in politics. Trump: "Yes, it's over." Leading GOP candidate Donald Trump claims it's all over. Trump went on Fox News Sunday and said, "it's already over" in reference to the Republican U.S. presidential nomination. He is confident that Texas Senator Te...

UMass students react poorly to “The Triggering” panel

UMass students react poorly to “The Triggering” panel

Léa Aliberti, Writer

April 29, 2016


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

Hundreds of people piled into Bowker Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Monday for the eagerly awaited controversial debate titled, “The Triggering: Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?” that was hosted by the UMass College Republicans Club. The debate panel consisted of ...

Politics Weekend Wrap-up: Republican National Committee members fight over rule change and two Democrats fight for New York

Politics Weekend Wrap-up: Republican National Committee members fight over rule change and two Democrats fight for New York

Léa Aliberti, Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Politics

While Sanders beats Clinton in New York accent and attitude, we’re unsure who will come out on top in the state this Tuesday.

Cult of Passivity

Cult of Passivity

Bethany Thomas, Contributor

April 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Voices

A 2014 Pew Research Center survey found that the millennial generation is not only the most racially diverse generation in the history of America, but that it is also the most liberal on both social and political issues.

Gun regulations trigger emotion and debate

Gun regulations trigger emotion and debate

James Villalobos, Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Student Life

Clements has been a teacher for 24 years, and 11 of those years have been spent at Sandy Hook. Clements said she never expected to find herself running away from the school.

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