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What is it like to be an OnlyFans content creator?

What is it like to be an OnlyFans content creator?

Talia Heisey, Writer

September 21, 2020

OnlyFans has been a hot topic and career choice for many. This creator shares her story and maybe will inspire you to start yours.

UMass Amherst announces new furloughs

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Talia Heisey, News Writer

September 16, 2020

Chancellor Subaswammy has announced a round of new furloughs of UMass staff due to the approximate 170 million dollars in financial losses incurred by the pandemic.

Introspective Ramblings: “Temp girl, college girl”

Introspective Ramblings:

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

September 9, 2020

In this week's poem, student poet, Elisabeth Morgan reflects on the benefits as well as the highly relatable challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought into her life.

Long-distance love during a global pandemic

Long-distance love during a global pandemic

Abbie Gracie, News Editor

September 5, 2020

As if COVID-19 doesn’t suck enough, try being in a relationship with your significant other being half-way across the country.

Virtual community forum held to discuss UMass and Town efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19

Virtual community forum held to discuss UMass and Town efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

September 4, 2020

With the number of COVID-19 cases rising at universities across the country, officials from UMass and the Town of Amherst held a virtual community forum to discuss how they are working to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

U-Más Fuerte Together: Establishing ‘a beloved community’

U-Más Fuerte Together: Establishing 'a beloved community'

Joanna Buoniconti, Managing Editor

August 14, 2020

"It is a big platform that we’re trying to share with as many people as possible. And we're trying to ensure that when we’re creating this, it’s truly a better community for everybody."

Boycott! Divest! Sanction!: An Open Letter to the UMass Amherst Faculty Senate and Massachusetts Society of Professors

Boycott! Divest! Sanction!: An Open Letter to the UMass Amherst Faculty Senate and Massachusetts Society of Professors

Timmy Sullivan

July 19, 2020

I am writing today to implore you and your colleagues to act with similar moral conviction as you did in October and to translate that commitment to academic freedom into symbolic and material action, by authoring and passing a BDS resolution through the Faculty Senate and the Massachusetts Society of Professors. 

Trustee Woolridge: It’s Time for UMass to Live Up to Its Promise

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UMass Racial Justice Coalition

July 16, 2020

The Racial Justice Coalition works to take many of the action items listed in Trustee Woolridge’s piece and make them a reality. We strive to make UMass Amherst truly reflective of the values it promotes. Hate has a home at our university, despite claims to the contrary.

U-Más Fuerte Together: The UMass Racial Justice Coalition

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 10, 2020

What initially began as a Google Doc, soon became a movement led by the UMass Racial Justice Coalition. Students at UMass are now signing their names to join and support the RJC's demands.

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

How quarantine can impact long distance relationships

Ava Bertino, Contributing Writer

July 9, 2020

Sofie Lafratta, a freshman at Indiana University, is in a long distance relationship with her boyfriend who attends West Virginia University. How has quarantine, a time when everyone should stay inside and avoid spending time with non-relatives as much as possible, affected her relationship?

The Revolution is Now

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Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2020

Right now we are witnessing centuries worth of Black history and activism providing people with the tools to combat white supremacy. Right now we are observing society unfold and blossom. Right now we are experiencing the power of unity and the beauty of diversity

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