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WWLP Springfield
UMass studying climate change impact on maple syrup qualityImage Courtesy: The Westfield News AMHERST, Mass. (THE WESTFIELD NEWS) – As ma
UMass studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 hours ago
Image Courtesy: The Westfield News AMHERST, Mass. (THE WESTFIELD NEWS) – As maple sugaring season approaches, plant ecologist Kristina Stinson at the University of Massachusetts recently received a two-year, $149,800 grant to study the impact of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Bathroom swastika surprises, saddens UMass studentsAMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Police at the University of Massachusetts are trying to
Bathroom swastika surprises, saddens UMass students
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Police at the University of Massachusetts are trying to find out who is responsible for hateful graffiti in a bathroom stall. A swastika was discovered earlier this month in a stall at the Integrative Learning Center. 22News... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham ‘optimistic’ as University prepares for Blarney University of Massachusetts Police Chief Tyrone Parham, who began his role Ja
UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham ‘optimistic’ as University prepares for Blarney
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 11 hours ago
University of Massachusetts Police Chief Tyrone Parham, who began his role Jan. 11 and was officially sworn in Friday, said that he looks forward to seeing how the... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass revises guest policy in advance of ‘Blarney’ weekend The University of Massachusetts alerted students Friday morning that it will
UMass revises guest policy in advance of ‘Blarney’ weekend
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 12 hours ago
The University of Massachusetts alerted students Friday morning that it will again alter its guest policy in anticipation of the first weekend of March, which is typically when “Blarney... Read more
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Deseret News
What Trump and Sanders have planned for the economyA business-tycoon turned reality TV star and a self proclaimed S-word (that's s
What Trump and Sanders have planned for the economy
Deseret News / Posted 12 hours ago
A business-tycoon turned reality TV star and a self proclaimed S-word (that's socialist, if you didn't know) have led a decisive victory in their respective parties in New Hampshire's presidential primary. After the last economic downturn, it is... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Bernie Sanders Favors A 'Speculation Tax' On Big Wall Street Firms. What Is That?As Bernie Sanders sees it, Wall Street got a big boost when U.S. taxpayers bail
Bernie Sanders Favors A 'Speculation Tax' On Big Wall Street Firms. What Is That?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
As Bernie Sanders sees it, Wall Street got a big boost when U.S. taxpayers bailed out some of the largest financial institutions in 2008. Now it's time for Wall Street to return the favor. Sanders has proposed something he calls a speculation tax, a... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Florida School of the Arts presents works by artist Robert CoonAs part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts presents a ga
Florida School of the Arts presents works by artist Robert Coon
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 19 hours ago
As part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts presents a gallery exhibition for Florida artist Robert Coon. The exhibit opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Fine Arts Gallery located on St. Johns River State College’s... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power enduresOAKLAND (USA TODAY) - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to m
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power endures
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
OAKLAND (USA TODAY) - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, stone-faced black men in berets and black leather coats and carrying rifles. Those images were either exhilarating, terrifying or world-changing, depending on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Group pushes for automatic voter registration in Mass.As Massachusetts nears another presidential primary, thousands of residents int
Group pushes for automatic voter registration in Mass.
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
As Massachusetts nears another presidential primary, thousands of residents interested in voting will have to provide proof of identification, find their polling station, and — most important — register before the government-imposed deadline of 20... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Even Better than EmailRecently my Dad sent me an article from The Journal of Clinical Oncology about
Even Better than Email
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
Recently my Dad sent me an article from The Journal of Clinical Oncology about to the potential danger of smartphones. Interestingly enough, the article didn’t discuss possible links between cellular phones and cancer and it wasn’t about the risks of... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
The Jette Stream Is Still Flying HighRandall Jette is accustomed to pressure. The former Martha’s Vineyard Regional
The Jette Stream Is Still Flying High
Vineyard Gazette / Posted yesterday
Randall Jette is accustomed to pressure. The former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football standout plays the cornerback position at the University of Massachusetts, usually defending the best receiver on the opposing team. He is always in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
New director, program coordinator named at Pittsfield Community ConnectionPITTSFIELD >> Jon Schnauber has been named executive director of the Pitt
New director, program coordinator named at Pittsfield Community Connection
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
PITTSFIELD >> Jon Schnauber has been named executive director of the Pittsfield Community Connection programs, which include Shannon Grant-funded efforts to combat youth violence and gang influences, Mayor Linda M. Tyer announced Thursday... Read more
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USA Today
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power enduresOAKLAND - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, s
Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power endures
USA Today / Posted yesterday
OAKLAND - For many Americans, the name “Black Panthers” brings to mind young, stone-faced black men in berets and black leather coats and carrying rifles. Those images were either exhilarating, terrifying or world-changing, depending on who was... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Overt racism fades in Quincy, but resentment of Asians lingersCLICK ON THE ARROW ON THE PHOTO TO SEE MORE. CLICK HERE TO READ PREVIOUS INSTAL
Overt racism fades in Quincy, but resentment of Asians lingers
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
CLICK ON THE ARROW ON THE PHOTO TO SEE MORE. CLICK HERE TO READ PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS. USE THE GOOGLE TRANSLATION OPTION IN OUR EPAPER.QUINCY -- When Tackey Chan was growing up in Quincy in the 1980s, kids threw rocks at him because he is Chinese.... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Students, faculty find offensive vandalism in Integrated Learning Commons A crudely-carved swastika was found etched into the side of a men’s bathroom
Students, faculty find offensive vandalism in Integrated Learning Commons
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted yesterday
A crudely-carved swastika was found etched into the side of a men’s bathroom stall on the fourth floor of the Integrated Learning Center, which is mutually shared by the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Today’s college freshmen are more likely to protest than students in the ’60s and ’70sWearing flower crowns and Bell Bottoms, college students in the late ’60s and e
Today’s college freshmen are more likely to protest than students in the ’60s and ’70s
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Wearing flower crowns and Bell Bottoms, college students in the late ’60s and early ’70s were known for their activism on campus. But a new survey released Thursday revealed that the incoming class of college freshmen is more likely to participate in... Read more
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International Business Times
Loneliness: Hormone dopamine drives a need for social interaction in mice The brain causes a need for social interaction after periods of loneliness. Tes
Loneliness: Hormone dopamine drives a need for social interaction in mice
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The brain causes a need for social interaction after periods of loneliness. Tests in mice found that after 24-hour-long isolation, the hormone dopamine made mice want to spend time with their companions. The research published in the journal Cell,... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Two LHS seniors sign contracts to play sports at college | February 12, 2016Sophia Derry, center, signs her letter of intent to play soccer at UMass Amhers
Two LHS seniors sign contracts to play sports at college | February 12, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted yesterday
Sophia Derry, center, signs her letter of intent to play soccer at UMass Amherst in the fall. Looking on are her parents, Kim and Doug Derry. Christine Smith photo Witnessed by friends, family and coaching staff while a “paparazzi” of sorts clicked... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
With Sanders, Income and Jobs Would Soar, Says Economist Professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Gerald
With Sanders, Income and Jobs Would Soar, Says Economist
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Gerald Friedman’s work was the basis for attacks on Sanders in the Wall Street Journal, which the Clinton campaign seems... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Keeper shuffling off to BuffaloTurns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Not
Keeper shuffling off to Buffalo
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
Turns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Notre Dame student, proof that David Rossi’s foresight was 20/20 was ample and on the desk right in front of her: a five-year combination academic-athletic scholarship offer... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Keeper shuffling off to BuffaloTurns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Not
Keeper shuffling off to Buffalo
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
Turns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Notre Dame student, proof that David Rossi’s foresight was 20/20 was ample and on the desk right in front of her: a five-year combination academic-athletic scholarship offer... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Keeper shuffling off to BuffaloTurns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Not
Keeper shuffling off to Buffalo
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
Turns out, Alana Rossi’s father did know best all those years ago. For the Notre Dame student, proof that David Rossi’s foresight was 20/20 was ample and on the desk right in front of her: a five-year combination academic-athletic scholarship offer... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist saysBernie Sanders' economic plan would create nearly 26 million jobs and increase
Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Bernie Sanders' economic plan would create nearly 26 million jobs and increase median income by more than $22,000, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professor Gerald Friedman. Many presidential hopefuls say their economic... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Medicare for all: more for lessBernie Sanders asked Professor Friedman, a University of Massachusetts Amherst
Medicare for all: more for less
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Bernie Sanders asked Professor Friedman, a University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professo., to estimate the cost of Sanders' Medicare-for-all plan -- which came out to $13.8 trillion over 10 years. This totally aligns with my analysis.... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative (Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian) Members of the Student Government A
SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian) Members of the Student Government Association and MassPIRG are seeking further support from the University of Massachusetts Provost of Academic... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19 The nominations for the University of Massachusetts Student Government Associ
Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
The nominations for the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association elections, which opened Monday, will remain open until Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. This year’s spring SGA... Read more
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Boston Globe
Victim in North Andover fire was retired professorThe woman who died in a two-alarm house fire on Saturday afternoon in North And
Victim in North Andover fire was retired professor
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
The woman who died in a two-alarm house fire on Saturday afternoon in North Andover has been identified as Elaine Donovan, a 63-year-old retired college professor, according to officials. Donovan, who lived on the second floor of the home at 41 Park... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance More than 150 students filled the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union Tuesda
MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
More than 150 students filled the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union Tuesday evening for a forum organized by MassPIRG, where four speakers spoke on the overuse of antibiotics on factory... Read more
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The News & Observer
Yellen says Fed will raise rates slowly | News & Observer February 10, 2016 9:10 AM Global headwinds will slow the
Yellen says Fed will raise rates slowly
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer February 10, 2016 9:10 AM Global headwinds will slow the pace of future rate hikes Cites worries about China as likely to widen economic fallout In... Read more
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PhysOrg
Studying climate change impact on maple syrup qualityUMass Amherst researcher Joshua Rapp draws syrup made from sap from maple trees
Studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
UMass Amherst researcher Joshua Rapp draws syrup made from sap from maple trees at Harvard Forest in north central Massachusetts for a new study of the impact of climate change on sap sugar content and chemistry. Credit: UMass Amherst/Molly Rapp As... Read more
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Market Watch
Now even private-equity firms are buying back their own sharesCarlyle Group LP reported a loss for the fourth quarter Wednesday, and became t
Now even private-equity firms are buying back their own shares
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Carlyle Group LP reported a loss for the fourth quarter Wednesday, and became the third private-equity firm in recent months to unveil plans to buy back its own shares. The moves has alarmed critics of buybacks, coming from firms that make their... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three injured on Turnpike when metal object falls off tractor-trailerThree people were injured Wednesday morning when a large metal object fell off
Three injured on Turnpike when metal object falls off tractor-trailer
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Three people were injured Wednesday morning when a large metal object fell off a tractor-trailer on Route 90 in Millbury, State Police said. The object struck a Subaru Legacy carrying three people, police said. The driver, a 59-year-old man from... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bernie Sanders blows Hillary Clinton away in New Hampshire primary but who is he and what does he stand for? Former mayor of Burlington says the American people are fed up with 'politics
Bernie Sanders blows Hillary Clinton away in New Hampshire primary but who is he and what does he stand for?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Former mayor of Burlington says the American people are fed up with 'politics as normal' Bernie Sanders speaks during the primary night... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Get the facts about gene editingGenome editing is a technique that lets scientists alter the DNA of plants, ani
Get the facts about gene editing
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Genome editing is a technique that lets scientists alter the DNA of plants, animals or humans more precisely than ever before, much like a biological cut-and-paste program. Scientists say one day the technique might help treat devastating inherited... Read more
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Providence Business News
Tobias Stapleton, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entre
Tobias Stapleton
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talked with Providence Business News about the upcoming Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum... Read more
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The Jewish Press
A Jewish Response to The Zika VirusThe World Health Organization recently issued statements calling the Zika virus
A Jewish Response to The Zika Virus
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
The World Health Organization recently issued statements calling the Zika virus an “International Emergency.” Subsequently, they have created a Zika virus response unit to tackle the global threat posed by the illness due in light of the growing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyFILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on inflation dynamics and monetary policy at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Mass. Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyFILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on inflation dynamics and monetary policy at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Mass. Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony on... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyFILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on inflation dynamics and monetary policy at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Mass. Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyFILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on inflation dynamics and monetary policy at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Mass. Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony on... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Frid
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Friday, Feb. 5 with the unexpected death of 21-year-old student James Andrew Tilley, a senior physics major... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license The Amherst Board of Health voted unanimously against reinstating College Piz
Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
The Amherst Board of Health voted unanimously against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license, which has been revoked since Jan. 28, at a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Please stop Gloria Steinem from campaigning for Hillary surrogate saysPlease stop Gloria Steinem from campaigning for Hillary, surrogate tells Clinto
Please stop Gloria Steinem from campaigning for Hillary surrogate says
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Please stop Gloria Steinem from campaigning for Hillary, surrogate tells Clinton campaign after feminist icon suggests young men are with Bernie because they're boy crazy Effort over the weekend to push more female voters her way went disastrously... Read more
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TheStreet.com
President Bernie Sanders would build a roaring economy, says one reportDon't let the "socialist" in "democratic socialist" fool you: The U.S. economy
President Bernie Sanders would build a roaring economy, says one report
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
Don't let the "socialist" in "democratic socialist" fool you: The U.S. economy under a President Bernie Sanders could be pretty great, according to a new report. An analysis of the Vermont senator's spending and tax proposals conducted by Gerald... Read more
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The Herald News
Colleges having to wrestle with fallout from opioid epidemic UMass Dartmouth officials are bringing attention to the fact that college cam
Colleges having to wrestle with fallout from opioid epidemic
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
UMass Dartmouth officials are bringing attention to the fact that college campuses and students are not immune to the region’s ongoing opioid addiction crisis. DARTMOUTH — Officials at... Read more
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The Herald News
Durfee students' mural tells history of Fall River through tiles FALL RIVER — For centuries, blue, white and gold tiles in an art form known a
Durfee students' mural tells history of Fall River through tiles
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
FALL RIVER — For centuries, blue, white and gold tiles in an art form known as azulejo have been used to depict Portuguese history.Now there is an azulejo depiction of Fall River’s... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Meaning Behind the Sanders SurgeSen. Bernie Sanders's candidacy raises the question of whether there can be a b
The Meaning Behind the Sanders Surge
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders's candidacy raises the question of whether there can be a better system than free-market capitalism -- with its bloated income inequality and its hollowed-out middle class -- while Hillary Clinton's message is that the system... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Dear UMass Administration: Practice what you preach (Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian) “Excuse me, do you believe that all
Dear UMass Administration: Practice what you preach
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 3 days ago
(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian) “Excuse me, do you believe that all campus workers should make a living wage?” I asked a student walking by. “Of course I do,” she replied. “Can you sign... Read more
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Philly.com
Five things to watch in New HampshireA tracking poll for a Boston television station and the University of Massachus
Five things to watch in New Hampshire
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
A tracking poll for a Boston television station and the University of Massachusetts suggested Rubio's growth has slowed. He was tied for second Monday morning at 13 percent with Cruz, with Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush close.... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Students, families invited to Bulldog Family WeekendFor the fourth consecutive year, families of current Mississippi State students
Students, families invited to Bulldog Family Weekend
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
For the fourth consecutive year, families of current Mississippi State students are invited to visit campus to learn more about the university experience and Bulldog family. The MSU Division of Student Affairs' Office of Parent Services will host... Read more
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