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What is the future of the Democratic Party?

What is the future of the Democratic Party?

John Coakley, Contributor

February 21, 2017

Whether it’s Sanders or someone else, the Democratic Party needs a new hope.

Sanders v. Cruz debate highlights

Sanders v. Cruz debate highlights

Amy Russes, Writer

February 12, 2017

As a response to growing concerns about the Affordable Care Act, CNN decided to host a town-hall style debate between former 2016 presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 9, 2017

"From restricting the government’s immigration policy to renewing its support for the Keystone Pipeline, Americans have taken their resistance to his policies from Facebook to the streets."

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

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

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

“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

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

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Voters nix slots parlor ballot referendum

Wei Cai, Writer

November 14, 2016

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

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

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

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