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Trump and the conservative narrative

Trump and the conservative narrative

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 23, 2017

President Donald Trump has appointed the least effective, most detrimental and glaringly inept cabinet in recent history.

Southwest Express halts delivery service

Southwest Express halts delivery service

Michael Hickey, Contributor

February 23, 2017

In a sudden upset move, Southwest Café’s delivery service Southwest Express has been discontinued, leaving some on-campus students unhappy.

The political revolution continues

The political revolution continues

Carson McGrath, Writer

February 23, 2017

We now have a president who tweets as his form of communication to the public. How is this not an episode of Black Mirror yet?

Migos at the top of the charts with ‘Culture’

Migos at the top of the charts with ‘Culture’

Jack Hamm, Contributor

February 22, 2017

The Migos may not give you the culture you want, but it’s the culture we have from the nucleus of North Atlanta — “DAT WAY!”

NPR’s Eric Westervelt discusses DeVos, education accessibility

NPR’s Eric Westervelt discusses DeVos, education accessibility

Sabrina Negron, Contributor

February 21, 2017

Eric Westervelt, education correspondent at National Public Radio (NPR) discussed issues of education policy under the Trump administration in conversation with University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor Dr. Stephen Sireci at the university’s Commonwealth Honors College Event Hall on Friday, Feb. 17.

Amherst mourns death of citizen journalist Larry Kelley

Amherst mourns death of citizen journalist Larry Kelley

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

February 21, 2017

Roughly 30 friends, family and community members gathered Monday in the Amherst Town Common to mourn the loss of the established town figure, who died Friday afternoon in a car crash.

What is the future of the Democratic Party?

What is the future of the Democratic Party?

John Coakley, Contributor

February 20, 2017

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

The ugly side of the songs we love

The ugly side of the songs we love

Fitzgerald Pucci, Contributor

February 20, 2017

Wrapping up ugly lyrics in sweet and repeated layers of sound makes for catchy hooks people learn to sing before understanding.

SLIDESHOW: Words of love cover Student Union at student strike

SLIDESHOW: Words of love cover Student Union at student strike

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor

February 19, 2017

Students held a strike Friday to make UMass Amherst a Sanctuary Campus.

Why H-1B visas are important

Why H-1B visas are important

Olivia Laramie, Writer

February 16, 2017

" H-1B visas provide a better livelihood for our fellow human beings. Who cares if they are not from our country? The pursuit of happiness is not reserved only for Americans."

WATCH: UMass ROTC hosts cyber warfare expert

WATCH: UMass ROTC hosts cyber warfare expert

Jon Decker, Writer

February 16, 2017

The UMass ROTC Minuteman Battalion saw a new light shined on the new and growing battle ground of cyberspace by Andre Golden, a force integration specialist of the U.S. Army’s new cyber division.

Big Sean’s latest album ‘I Decided’ is his best project yet

Big Sean’s latest album ‘I Decided’ is his best project yet

Jonathan Kermah, Contributer

February 16, 2017

The Detroit rapper's latest album shines with iconic Motown influence.

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