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Hunger Free Campus Initiative address food access

Hunger Free Campus Initiative address food access

(Photo Courtesy of Action Network) “A banner advertising the Hunger Free campus initiative in Massachusetts.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor On Monday, February 20, the Boston Intercollegiate Government (BIG) sent a letter to Governor Maura Healey, urging her to promote the implementation of the Fair Share Amendment. One of the crucial elements of the Fair Share

National midterm election results: Red wave loses strength before reaching shore

(Photo courtesy of FiveThirtyEight) A proverbial red wave attempting to make a splash at the Capitol Building. Jose Zamora Connector Editor In a history-defying moment, the 2022 Midterm Elections turned out to be a massive victory for Democrats. Pundits have predicted that Republicans would sweep across the nation on November 8th, dominating the rest of

Why I’m hesitant to vote in the 2022 midterms

(Photo courtesy of NY1) “This map shows the Senate seats up for re-election in the 2022 midterms.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor The mid-term elections are arguably the most important time of any presidential term, as this decides how the rest of the term will play out, either for good or for worse. But honestly, I

UMass Lowell hosts third congressional district debate

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) The third congressional district debate visit UMass Lowell. Michael Van Arnam Connector Staff With midterms approaching this November, residents of Massachusetts’ 3rd congressional district prepare to elect their representative. A general election debate occurred between Democrat Lori Trahan, the incumbent, and Republican opponent Dean Tran in Moloney Hall on Friday

Democrats may still have a chance in midterm elections

(Photo courtesy of Spectrum News NY1) “This map outlines states where Senate seats are currently up for election in the 2022 midterms.” Jose Zamora Connector Editor Midterm elections are approaching and the outcome could not look more unclear for the Democrats. People were filled with optimism when Joe Biden was elected in 2020; coming off

Venezuelan migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard; Was it legal?

(Photo Courtesy of WBUR) “A Venezuelan mother holds her frightened daughter as they were flown to Martha’s Vineyard by Governor Ron DeSantis (R, FL).” Jose Zamora Connector Editor On September 14th, a chartered flight from Texas arrived in Martha’s Vineyard carrying 50 Venezuelan migrants. The plane promptly dropped the migrants off on the island and

Who is Maura Healey: Massachusetts Likely Next Governor?

(Photo courtesy of Maura is running for governor. William T.Doherty Connector Contributor On January 20th, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey finally ended months of speculation over whether she would seek the state’s highest elected office with an emphatic yes. Healey’s announcement came after incumbent governor Charlie Baker announced he would not seek a third

First presidential debate of 2020 election

(Photo courtesy of Brian Snyder/Reuters Images) U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in their first 2020 presidential campaign debate in Cleveland Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  By now, almost everyone has either seen the first presidential debate or seen the jokes being made about it. A little after 9 p.m. on