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Bernie Sanders to hold rally at UMass Saturday

Sanders will appear at the Fine Arts Center at 1 p.m. and plans to address a variety of topics at his “Future to Believe In” rally.

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Bernie Sanders isn’t a threat to Republican candidates

Pappas argues that even if Bernie Sanders won the Democratic nomination, he poses no threat to his Republican counterparts.

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Bernie Sanders rally to be held on campus Tuesday evening

Roughly 1,600 people have said they plan to attend the event, which will feature student, faculty and guest speakers, according to its Facebook page.

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Former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters to speak in Pioneer Valley

Former combatants aim to highlight their desire for a nonviolent end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

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Amherst Select Board to hold hearing Wednesday to discuss future of town’s Comcast contract

At last week’s hearing, residents and employees from the region expressed mixed feelings about the cable provider’s customer service.

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Bernie Sanders supporters set up shop at local Amherst festival

Volunteers set up a table supporting the presidential candidate and pass out merchandise each Saturday.

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Misconceptions about Planned Parenthood funding

Katrina Kervin separates fact from fiction in the Planned Parenthood funding debate.

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Select Board elects Ziomek as interim town manager

Four Select Board members voted to instate David Ziomek as interim town manager following the death of John Musante.

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Janet Yellen to speak at UMass on Thursday

The event, part of an annual lecture series, is scheduled for 5p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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Proposed SGA document calls for agreement to ensure student consultation with administration

Student response to the document seemed cautiously positive Monday.

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SGA members hold fall election primer

Informational meeting tells prospective candidates about the student government and deadlines for the upcoming elections.

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UMass asks for additional funding, reconsideration of cost hikes

The state legislature is expected to act in a supplemental budget bill next month.

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State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million

The bill now awaits approval from both chambers and Governor Charlie Baker.

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Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide

The 5-4 opinion, written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, will stand as a landmark in civil rights law and culminates a two-decade struggle for gays and lesbians to win marriage equality under the Constitution.

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A surprising look at who owns guns in America

Isaac Simon analyzes reports of the percentage of people who own guns and where these people live.

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UMass students came together to Stand Against Racism

Participants were involved in a variety of protests and lectures to address issues of racism and oppression.

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Student activists fight to ‘Save Student Aid’

Multiple campus organizations join national coalition to lobby against proposed cuts to federal financial aid funding.

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Congressman Jim McGovern visits UMass for event hosted by UMass Democrats

McGovern addressed the citizens’ need to take an active role in government to reverse the trend of extremism.

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Angela Davis condemns the prison industrial complex in campus talk

The civil rights activist delivered her lecture, “Sustaining Social Justice Movements and Intersectional Struggles” Monday night.

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality

Suzanne Mettler shared her research on higher education funding and socioeconomic inequality Thursday.

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