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University Union to host debate on affirmative action

Academics Randall Kennedy and Peter Wood will discuss the policy in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday.

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Documentary argues that American public is manipulated to sympathize with Israel in conflict against Palestine

Israeli government allegedly employs same tactics as propagandists.

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SGA decides against task force for investigation of claimed unconstitutional university policy

The motion had previously been unanimously supported by the SGA Senate.

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Journalist Juliana Barbassa discusses problems in Brazil leading up to 2016 Olympics

Associated Press correspondent discusses her first-hand experience

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SGA Candidates: Anthony Vitale and Nick Rampone

https://youtu.be/3BGFKfo8Nl8

The Collegian interviews Student Government Associate presidential and vice presidential candidates Anthony Vitale and Nick Rampone.

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PHENOM, Student Trustees hold ‘Impact’ event following Advocacy Day

University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan and Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge attended the event, which aimed to take legislators ‘out of their element.’

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Students lobby for higher education funding at State House Monday

Hundreds of students and advocates, including students from the University of Massachusetts, spoke with state legislators at PHENOM event.

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Clinton edges Sanders in Mass. primary; Trump wins big

Hillary Clinton was declared the Commonwealth’s winner shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, while Trump cruised to an easy win.

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Amherst voters side with Bernie Sanders, John Kasich in Massachusetts primary

A total of 5,293 Amherst residents voted for Sanders and 220 voted for Kasich

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UMass for Bernie Sanders shuttles students to polling stations on Super Tuesday

Members of UMass for Bernie Sanders encourage people on campus to vote for whichever candidate they choose to support.

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UMass faculty discuss who they support for president

University of Massachusetts faculty and staff have made substantial financial contributions to presidential candidates in the past several months, with the majority choosing to support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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SGA Secretary of Diversity wants to see campus community ‘evolve’ in the face of racial and ethnic hatred

Both Khalif Nunnally-Rivera and the Assistant Provost of Diversity say that acts of such hatred on UMass campus are not necessarily a trend

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Bernie Sanders returning to UMass for Monday rally at Mullins Center

Sanders, who held a rally on campus Jan. 2, will make another stop in Amherst one week before the Massachusetts presidential primaries.

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New UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham excited to join campus community

Parham touched on variety of campus safety points Friday, including that the University has recently checked all Blue Lights on campus, and its working to remind the community to “remain vigilant” of safety.

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Storify: Sanders, Trump both record large victories in Granite State

Sanders and Trump both follow poll predictions with wins in New Hampshire, while other candidates turn their focus to South Carolina and Super Tuesday.

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Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary

Democrats and Republicans alike are hosting voter registrations, debates, and canvassing for presidential candidates

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Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award

Founded less than two years ago, the center stood out from a group of seven applicants to receive the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program Award.

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Amherst hires new interim town manager

Peter Hechenbleikner to act as a “caretaker” while Amherst searches for a permanent Town Manager

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UMass for Bernie launches ‘dorm-storming’ campaign

Organizers of the unofficial student group UMass Amherst for Bernie Sanders intend to knock on dorm room doors across campus to encourage more students to register to vote.

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Let love inform our politics this election season

Benjamin Clabault argues that as the upcoming presidential election approaches, we should keenly keep in mind both the light and the dark of our country’s past as we cast our ballots.

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