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Springfield resident collects bottled water for Flint, MI

Springfield resident collects bottled water for Flint, MI

James Villalobos, Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Around the Valley, Broadcast News, Current Affairs, Multimedia, WireTV

Since Feb. 19, Crystal Copeland has collected bottled water for Flint, MI residents who have been affected by the ongoing water crisis. Copeland said that for many, bottled water donations are how they have survived. Hundreds of bottles of water now fill the old gymnasium at the Dunbar Community...

All the Diggity Dogs

All the Diggity Dogs

Julia Economou, Contributor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Multimedia, WireTV

"I just wanted to create an organization that was providing service dogs to people who were not otherwise able to get them."

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New NCAA rules impact men’s basketball

New NCAA rules impact men’s basketball

Kaitlin Boyer, Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Sports, WireTV

This season, the NCAA has changed the game. A look at the advantages of a shorter shot clock.

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UMass honors former coach John Calipari

UMass honors former coach John Calipari

Kaitlin Boyer, Writer

December 21, 2015


Filed under WireTV

It is impossible to mention UMass basketball without remembering former head coach John Calipari.

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Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Kaitlyn Boyer, Writer

November 27, 2015


Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Multimedia, Sports, WireTV

Linebacker Jovan Santos-Knox took the field in his uniform for the last time on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. He has played a key role on the team for all four years.

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Is [email protected] measuring up?

Is Amazon@UMass measuring up?

Patrick MacCormack and Kevin Kim

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, WireTV

How is UMass's new Amazon store faring with students?

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