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UMass students to walk out, strike Friday for a Sanctuary Campus

UMass students to walk out, strike Friday for a Sanctuary Campus

Wei Cai, Writer

February 16, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 17, students and community will go on strike at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s in hopes of having the campus become a Sanctuary Campus.

Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Live broadcast from ‘They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump’

Amherst Wire Staff

February 16, 2017

Watch our live broadcast of "They Hate Us But They Need Us: Journalistic Failure and Redemption in the Era of President Donald Trump."

Campus magician auditions for America’s Got Talent

Campus magician auditions for America’s Got Talent

My Ninh, Contributor

February 16, 2017

"I literally could not speak at one point, and my friend had to calm me down. I’ve never been that nervous in my life,” said Salant.

People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

People’s Market pushes for dining dollars as The Hatch looms

Liam O'Connor, Assistant Entertainment Editor

February 15, 2017

It is not unusual for new customers at People’s Market to walk away from their first transaction empty-handed after learning they cannot use their meal plan.

Sustainable food and passion for farming reemerge on campus

Sustainable food and passion for farming reemerge on campus

Julie Shamgochian, Managing Editor

February 14, 2017

To some, sustainability may seem like a trend, but to the “Stockies” it is much more than just a fad.

UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

UMass professor gives lecture on drinking water

Mackenzie Webb, Contributor

February 12, 2017

Reckhow advocated for a more decentralized system for water supply and treatment.

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).

Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Shayla Costa, Contributor

February 11, 2017

Since Valentine’s Day happens to be on a Tuesday, you know what that means — “$5 Tuesday!” Finally, you and your date will get to see Fifty Shades Darker or the Lego Batman Movie for only $10.

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Thoughts on President Trump’s agenda

Jack Danberg, Contributor

February 8, 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."

No serious injuries after car flips on Commonwealth Avenue

No serious injuries after car flips on Commonwealth Avenue

Jon Decker and Bryan Bowman

February 8, 2017

The crash is under investigation.

Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Thousands line snowy Boston streets for Patriots parade

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor

February 8, 2017

Snow and sleet didn't stop thousands of bundled up New England Patriot fans from lining the streets for the Patriots Parade in Boston yesterday afternoon.

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