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About LSinclair

I am a Junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying Journalism and Anthropology. I am interested in photojournalism. I hope to some day travel the world and write for National Geographic

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A Year Worth Spent

As I reflect on the conclusion of my sophomore year at UMass Amherst I appreciate the fun times spent with some great friends as well as the lessons I learned inside and outside the classroom. Although the freshman gitters diminished upon entering my sophomore … Continue reading

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Juval Aviv speaks at UMass

Just weeks ago I was fortune enough to listen to the fascinating story of Juval Aviv. Born in Israel, Aviv’s incredible journey began as the personel body guard to his country’s prime minister.  In 1972 after 11 Israeli olympic athletes were killed, … Continue reading

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Riot for a Reason.

Students gathered outside John Quincy Adams house at 1130 p.m. on Sunday night after Osama bin Laden was killed. As they waved American flags and sang the national anthem the Umass Amherst community came together to celebrate the justice our nation finally gained after the terrorist’s death.  As the evening … Continue reading

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Is Drinking a Problem at UMass?

After listening to Sally Linoswk, the assistant director of Health Services here at UMass, I begin to question the reason why students drink so heavily.  As she presented many statistics found through multiple surveys taken over the years, it is … Continue reading

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A Helpful Panel.

After listening to a panel of Journalism majors who recently graduated from UMass, I am completely convinced that I have declared the right major. Although I am somewhat unclear as to what I want to do as my profession after … Continue reading

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The Bang Bang Club

The Bang Bang Club, a new film by Steven Silver, was shown last week in the Thompson 106 auditorium.  The movie, based on the true events in the early 1990s in South Africa, told the story of four young combat … Continue reading

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