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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.

Pro-flag protesters to return to Hampshire College Sunday

Pro-flag protesters to return to Hampshire College Sunday

Carson McGrath, Writer

December 2, 2016

Protesters calling for Hampshire College to replace the American flag on their campus are planning to return to the school on Sunday at 12 p.m. for a rally called #RaiseOurFlag.

Sue Dreyer: the UMass ‘squirrel lady’

Sue Dreyer: the UMass ‘squirrel lady’

Caeli Chesin, Writer

December 1, 2016

Dreyer sees her animals as more than just rodents or another facet of a natural system. She cherishes them and builds real relationships with the animals she encounters.

Folks with Jokes presents: Thankfulla’ Sh*t

Folks with Jokes presents: Thankfulla’ Sh*t

Alexandra Pigeon, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2016

Music blasts over the murmur of conversation as about 80 students sit in the darkness of a half-filled Herter auditorium staring at a chalkboard that reads, “Thankfulla’ Shit."

The art of the Chinese yo-yo

The art of the Chinese yo-yo

Wei Cai, Writer

November 29, 2016

The Chinese yo-yo is less of a toy than an artistic medium.

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Millennial’s beef with Donald Trump

Amy Russes, Writer

November 28, 2016

Go on, keep whining about how much millennials whine.

Chancellor Subbaswamy responds to demands for ‘sanctuary campus’

Chancellor Subbaswamy responds to demands for ‘sanctuary campus’

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 18, 2016

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy emailed a statement to the campus community in response to demands for a ‘sanctuary campus’ and immigrant protections at a walkout on Wednesday.

‘Election 2016: What happened? What is likely to happen?’

‘Election 2016: What happened? What is likely to happen?’

Allyson Morin, Writer

November 17, 2016

In the wake of a difficult and polarizing election, a panel discussion featuring professors from a diverse range of disciplines was held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Wednesday night.

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."

UMass students and staff join nationwide walkout to demand ‘sanctuary campus’

UMass students and staff join nationwide walkout to demand ‘sanctuary campus’

Danielle Haley, Contributor

November 17, 2016

Becoming a sanctuary campus would mean turning the university into a safe haven to protect students at risk of being deported in light of President-elect Donald Trump's proposed policies.

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

The election is over, but the conversation has just begun

Caeli Chesin, Writer

November 16, 2016

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

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