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Free Kesha

  CW: The following pieces contain mentions of sexual assault and abuse. UMass students talked about their differing thoughts and opinions regarding the ongoing Supreme Court trial involving Kesha and her producer Dr. Luke, whom she claims sexually assaulted her and inflicted “emotional distress, gender-based hate crimes and employment discrimination” upon her. Reporting: Troy Kowalchuk and … Continue reading

News / UMass

Divest rally

UMass students protested for the divestment from fossil fuels at the Whitmore Administration Building Tuesday April 11, 2016. Students and faculty underwent training by the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign. Protesters have been arrested and have sent letters to UMass President Marty Meehan. Reporting: Maria Manning Producing: Troy Kowalchuk & Maria Manning Continue reading

Events / UMass / Uncategorized

Kick off farmers stand

The Kick Off Famers Stand featured UMass Student Farmer’s Market, UMass Amherst Permaculture  and various other vendors at the Cape Cod Lounge in the UMass Student Union Wednesday April 7, 2016. At future farm stands, the Farmers Stand is seeking to recruit more vendors to show case their art and work. Reporting: Troy Kowalchuk Producing: Troy Kowalchuk, Lucy Martirosyan   Continue reading

Five College / News / Uncategorized

SLASummit 2016: how students are using inclusive social entrepreneurship to make lasting change in Latin America

  AMHERST, Mass. – Vincent Simboli, Rodrigo Cubedo, and Camila Ortiz de Cevallos are all students a McGill University in Montreal, Canada working to host this years SLASummit at their university. The aim of this summit is to use social entrepreneurship as a model for inclusive social development. This years SLASummit with be held from March … Continue reading

Interviews

An Extended and Uncut Interview with Peter Maass

Lizzy Ferreira spoke with Peter Maass, journalist and senior editor of the Intercept. This comes just as the Intercept released “the Drone Papers”–  a cache of secret documents, provided by a whistleblower. The subsequent articles and reports detailed the the United States assassination program overseas in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. Maass authored the the sixth … Continue reading