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That ‘invasion’ of migrants? Just call it ‘fake news’

That ‘invasion’ of migrants? Just call it ‘fake news’

By Nick Faber, Staff writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

They flee from the persecution, they flee from the poverty, and they flee from the violence of their own countries. They are the migrant caravan, and they want safety. And I say let them in. The bulk of the latest group of migrants recently reached the U.S.-Mexico border. But with recent tweet...

Don’t like your senator? ‘Fire’ them at the ballot box

Don’t like your senator? ‘Fire’ them at the ballot box

By Griffin Frechette, Opinion editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Let me preface with this — I do not believe that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be serving on the bench, nor do I agree with the motives of many of the U.S. Senators who put him there. However, I’ve been hearing people around me say that the senators who voted to confirm hi...

Vote ‘yes’ on all Massachusetts questions

Vote ‘yes’ on all Massachusetts questions

By Emma Cohen, Editor in chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As voters head to the ballot box today, the main thing on their minds may be the potential for the House or Senate to flip back to a Democratic majority. While this is obviously an important topic in this midterm election, equally important on a local level are the three ballot questions facing Massach...

Vaping is likely dangerous and it certainly isn’t cool

Vaping is likely dangerous and it certainly isn’t cool

By Amelia Marceau and Emma Cohen

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Through the power of pop culture and various forms of media, 2018 has seen the revival of certain trends from the twentieth century. Music has returned to vinyl, fashion has hints of ’90s and ’80s styles, and television shows are streaked with nostalgia and classic soundtracks. There is one tr...

AMSA students to peers: We stand with you

AMSA students to peers: We stand with you

By Amelia Marceau and Emma Cohen

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

From Columbine to Sandy Hook to, now, Parkland -- places seared into the consciousness without need of modifiers -- the United States has seen an increase in school shootings. We at The AMSA Voice have decided to speak up about threats students across the country are now faced with and how student...

The walkout: Why we did it

The walkout: Why we did it

By Amelia Marceau, Co-editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We didn’t do it to talk about gun control. We didn’t do it while hiding some sort of political agenda. We didn’t do it to create a divide. We did it to remember the events in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people, most of them our peers, were brutally massacred in their classrooms. It was a f...

The moment calls for analysis and not emotion

The moment calls for analysis and not emotion

By Yahritzaliz Ortiz-Zayas, Staff writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Wednesday, 17 lives were tragically lost in Parkland, Fla., to yet another school shooter -- Nikolas Cruz, who committed mass murder with a legally obtained AR-15 assault rifle. While the Parkland shooting is an example of the dangers that can come with a gun in the wrong hands, this doesn’t gi...

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