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Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Brilee Weaver, Managing Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Five, Voices

It's that time of year again. The snow is gone and on quads from Southwest to Northeast, frisbees whish into KanJam cans. Summer is so close you can taste it, but the most difficult weeks of the semester still lie ahead. Here are five ways to keep calm and study on.

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Starbucks attempts to serve coffee and race dialogue: How should we race together?

Starbucks attempts to serve coffee and race dialogue: How should we race together?

Nia Decaille, Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Voices

"Race together” is written on Starbucks cups. Buying into social justice convictions can seem meaningless if it only goes as far as buying a cup of coffee.

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A lack of awareness for a tragedy in Mexico

A lack of awareness for a tragedy in Mexico

Estefania Marti Malvido, Contributor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Voices

Human rights violations in Mexico have reached its limits. When is it enough?

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Fearbola strikes UMass Amherst

Fearbola strikes UMass Amherst

Kristin LaFratta, Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Voices

Its symptoms include unnecessary panic, and perhaps the most lethal of them all: unnecessary e-mails.

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Wage Gap Wages Dumbest Politics Ever

Wage Gap Wages Dumbest Politics Ever

Kristin LaFratta, Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Voices

Women in the United States still earn an average 77 cents to every dollar a man makes.

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It’s none of your business

It’s none of your business

Rose Mirandi, Contributor

March 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Voices

Business school undergraduates go dressed to impress in freshly dry-cleaned suits clasping portfolio binders. The others, like me, keep our arms pressed to our sides to hide the sweat stains while we accidentally crinkle our resumes in the only ratty folder we could find, all while feeling stupid in...

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