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December 19, 2018
Julie Rosier, a manager of academic programs for the Labor Center at UMass, hypes up a crowd of spectators and chants, El Pueblo unido jemas sera vencido, at a walkout against fascism on Nov. 7, 2018. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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December 19, 2018
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December 19, 2018
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December 4, 2018
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December 4, 2018
Police stand in Southwest as they wait for students to funnel out of the celebration area. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
An American flag waves over the crowd of celebrators. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
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December 30, 2018
Onlookers watch the celebration from a distance on a ramp near John Adams Hall. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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December 30, 2018
After playing around in the puddle, the man faces his friends and generates cheers from the crowd. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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December 30, 2018
A directory sign near a campus entrance reads Mount Ida, with the word college scraped off. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Inside Mount Idas Center for Veterinary Technology, a stuffed bear lays in the lobby. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
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October 29, 2018
A cart of veterinary books sits behind the front desk at Wadsworth library. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Pens repping the UMass Amherst logo sit in a pen holder in Wadsworth Library. According to librarian Ilse Allen, Mount Ida is currently going through a rebranding phase. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
A bulletin board reads WELCOME on the first floor of New Hall (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire).

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October 29, 2018
Inside New Hall, an unfinished puzzles sits on a table in an empty first floor common area.  (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
A car parked at Mount Ida displays the message, Never Give Up Mount Ida College. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Mount Idas dining area shares many similarities with those at UMass, including the signature Fresh Hot Pizza box. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Two UMass Dining workers prepare for the opening of Mount Idas dining area. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
A chained-up gate blocks Holbrook Hall, which once held many of Mount Ida College’s administrative offices. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Sean Tousey-Pfarrer, a senior sustainable food and farming major at UMass Amherst, holds up a flyer while CEPA staff member, Isa Leonard-Rose, speaks at the STOP Kavanaugh rally held Oct. 2, 2018. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
UMass alumna Meghan Lemay, who graduated with a master’s degree in health policy and management, reads notes off her phone as she leads the STOP Kavanaugh rally. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Amherst resident, Alla Estuary, holds a sign almost half their size and chants this is what democracy looks like. The Democrats strategy is not enough, she said. The FBI is not on our side. We must mass mobilize. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
UMass alumna Meghan Lemay, who graduated with a master’s degree in health policy and management, reads notes off her phone as she leads the STOP Kavanaugh rally. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
CEPA staff member and sophomore social thought and political economy major, Isa Leonard-Rose, receives a round of applause after she finishes speaking at the STOP Kavanaugh rally. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 29, 2018
Jones begins to paint the hair on his portrait. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 2, 2018
Jones, a UMass Amherst alumnus, gives one-on-one instructions to sophomore Yeccel Rodriguez. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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October 2, 2018
As the festivities wind down just before 5 p.m., TheatreTruck performer Linda Tardif goofs around with fellow performer, Christina Beam. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
UMass students wait as police block off traffic at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and North Pleasant Street for the XTCA Art Parade. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A boy measures the distance between bocce balls. The court, made by Gary Orlinsky, was one of the four attractions parade-goers could interact with when the XTCA Art Parade ended at Kendrick Park. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A live performance, titled Water the Trees, was held in Kendrick Park as part of the parade. The performance utilized Harold Grinspoons “Family Reunion,” which is part of the XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art exhibition. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A woman attempts to take a picture of two performers as they dance on stilts. Performers and parade-goers had the chance to dance together once the parade reached Kendrick Park. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A parade attendee plays with Erika Zekoss Common Surrounding. The piece was one of four public art installations at Kendrick Park to be part of the XTCA: Cross Town Contemporary Art exhibition. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A performer plays with Erika Zekoss Common Surrounding. The art installation is usually not on display but it is reinstalled for special occasions such as the XTCA Art Parade. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A performer hypes up the crowd, chanting and rapidly dancing while the parade makes its way up Massachusetts Avenue. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
Two men excitingly walk through the parade as marchers make their way up Massachusetts Avenue. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A performer stands and laughs as she cheers on participants in the XTCA Art Parade. Throughout the parade, four performers were stationed at various art displays and joined in the parade as it passed by. (Brian Choquet/ Amherst Wire)

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September 25, 2018
A woman gazes at a flag she is holding while participating in the XTCA Art Parade. 
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September 25, 2018
A performer entices the crowd to follow her as the XTCA Art Parade begins outside of the UMass Fine Arts Center.
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September 25, 2018
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