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Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Carina Dibella, Contributor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

“I’ve learned that people up here are just as bigoted as people down south...The only difference is that they’re more reserved about it.”

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Five, TV/Movies

Don't let language barriers stop you from checking out these fantastic foreign shows.

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

December 26, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The difficulty of retrieving Chau's body and allowing his death to go unpunished has sparked outrage across the United States.

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and alumni are feeling angry after a Residential Life employee asked a student to take down a sign denouncing Nazism.

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Faith Cardoza and Xinyi Xu

December 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Relationships, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

“I had never been away from my daughter for this long...I wanted to hold on to her for as long as I could.”

Five holiday songs you’ve probably had enough of

Five holiday songs you’ve probably had enough of

Brian Choquet, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Christmas cheer can be a nice feeling – unless you’re a Grinch like me.

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Q&A with U.S. Rep Richard Neal, chairman of a key committee in Congress

Matt Berg, Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Neal says he will lead the charge to release President Trump's tax returns.

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Olivia Amato, Contributor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Now that the rapper has recused himself from politics, students weigh in on his influence

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

"The way life should be," Maine's state motto, extends to the wonderful weekend escape Portland has waiting for you.

A Brazilian Christmas

A Brazilian Christmas

Gabby Campos, Contributor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

A white Christmas may be nice, but a tropical Brazilian Natal is filled with vibrant traditions that can be celebrated anywhere.

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