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Morse was elected mayor of Holyoke, MA at the age of 22 — the youngest mayor in the city’s history.

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Alex Morse ’11 challenges 30-year incumbent in Congress

October 9, 2019 0 comments

At age 22, Alex Morse ’11 was elected the youngest mayor of Holyoke, MA, just months after graduating from the University. Now, Morse has his sights set on a new office: the U.S. House of Representatives.

Dozens of students filed into a room in Friedman Hall Wednesday night for an “Introduction to Gun Violence Prevention” event co-hosted by three on-campus organizations.

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Grassroots activists, politicians talk gun violence

September 26, 2019 1 comment

In 2015, artist Scott Lapham walked into a sporting store in Rhode Island to take a 20-question true-or-false test that “any 10 year old could study for,” he said. One week and $400 later, he walked out with an AR-15.

Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

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Jo’s shakes it up with salad, market changes

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Students returned to Josiah’s this semester to find unchopped salads, a soup station and a row of vending machines in place of Little Jo’s.

Students were dissatisfied when placed in converted lounges and kitchens during the summer housing assignments. Some were later granted off campus permission or placed into standard dorm rooms.

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Students face challenges in summer assignment process

September 4, 2019 1 comment

Daphne Li-Chen ’21 opened her summer assignment email in August to find she was placed in a triple in Vartan Gregorian Quad apart from her requested roommate, and only later did she discover that her assigned bedroom was formerly a communal kitchen.

Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

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Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

April 25, 2019 1 comment

Approximately 160 students will receive on-campus housing for the 2019-20 academic year through the summer assignment process.

Hegeman Hall, one of the three dorms that will undergo renovations this upcoming summer, primarily houses upperclassmen students on campus.

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Three dorms to be renovated summer 2019

April 9, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate and update three dorms this summer, according to the Facilities Management Active Project List.

Acosta and Klein '80, who hired Acosta, spoke in Stephen Robert Hall Wednesday to talk about restoring public trust in the media.

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CNN’s Jim Acosta talks Trump, journalism’s future

April 4, 2019 0 comments

Faced with “fake news” accusations from President Donald Trump himself, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN Jim Acosta knows a thing or two about standing tough in the heavily scrutinized “new frontier of journalism.”

The Swearer Center will relocate from its previous location near the Rockefeller Library to a new location on Stimson Avenue in June, allowing for a bigger office space, closer proximity to community partners and new rooms for collaboration among students. The Stimson Avenue location was previously occupied by the Carney Institute for Brain Science.

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Swearer Center for Public Service to move to Stimson Avenue

March 20, 2019 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service is set to move to 2 Stimson Ave. near the Nelson Fitness Center from its current location near the Rockefeller Library in June. The move will double the Center’s current office space and feature new rooms for student collaboration.

CCC discusses combining Watson concentrations

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CCC discusses combining Watson concentrations

February 27, 2019 0 comments

Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Edward Steinfeld P’20 presented a draft proposal that would combine the Institute’s three concentrations — development studies, international relations and public policy — at yesterday’s College Curriculum Council meeting.

U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

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U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

February 7, 2019 0 comments

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., has been named a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and will teach a course for the Masters of Public Affairs program beginning in April, the University announced in late January.