A sampling of Patrick Hoff's clips from a variety of publications.

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  • There's Technology to Help Your Long Distance Relationship, But Does Anyone Really Want It?

    (November 19, 2015)

    Technology brings relationships closer, but should probably accept the fact that it will never be the same as holding a real hand or feeling an actual heartbeat.

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  • Instagram Turned 5 This Year, Does It Know What It Wants to Be When It Grows Up?

    (October 15, 2015)

    Last week, Instagram had its fifth birthday, leaving many to wonder: what now?

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  • UMass fails to pay an estimated 400 graduate students on first payday

    (October 13, 2015)

    Less than a month after Chancellor Subbaswamy made an ill-received joke at the graduate student convocation, students feel disrespected by the University yet again.

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  • What does it mean to be a man? The Healthy Men and Boys Network of Western Massachusetts seeks answers, plans course for change

    (July 20, 2015)

    The summit included multiple group discussions, a keynote address by Juan Carlos Arean of New York City, an international advocate on the issue, and a performance by First Generation, a youth arts and mentoring group of Springfield.

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  • The Mediterranean way: The Easthampton Council on Aging offers men a path to healthy living

    (June 15, 2015)

    Bill Bradley, who runs a website and works with corporations and hospitals to lead workshops, was conducting th first of a four-week session for men on eating well, exercise and routine health testing.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'It's okay not to know'

    (May 8, 2015)

    The renowned astrophysicist spoke to approximately 5,500 students telling them to continue to learn, make the world a better place and help others.

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  • Despite efforts to move forward, tensions run high in SGA

    (December 3, 2014)

    Last spring’s elections and the controversy surrounding them still plague the governing body, leading to multiple resignations.

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  • Taylor Swift is 'Fearless' as she reinvents herself in a clean way

    (October 29, 2014)

    The country-turned-pop artist's fifth album has a new, but not unexpected sound that may draw in even the most skeptical listeners.

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  • Conference Examines Transition from High School to Adult Life

    (October 28, 2014)

    The Education and Transition team at the Institute for Community Inclusion picked up on the momentum that DESE created with last year's conference, and organized the Transition Matters Conference.

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  • New Law Supports Employment for People with Disabilities

    (July 29, 2014)

    Though the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act improves workforce development for all Americans, one of its specific aims is to lower the unemployment rate of people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities have the highest unemployment rate of any group.

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  • Get to Know the Program Coordinator for the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development

    (July 23, 2014)

    Kaitlyn Siner has worked in a number of industries, from healthcare to agriculture, but when she talks about her current field, education, she talks enthusiastically with a passion that only comes from people who truly believe in their work.

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  • 'Orange is the New Black' finishes second season impressively

    (June 16, 2014)

    The second half of OITNB's second season has helped this season to outdo the first.

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  • What to expect on Mad Men midseason finale

    (May 27, 2014)

    Don Draper has worked himself back to the top (sort of), but is it enough? And why is Lou still at SC&P?

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  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' trailer exposes a new side of Marvel

    (May 22, 2014)

    While Marvel Cinematic Universe fans are accustomed to 'The Avengers,' the new film will move MCU beyond Earth.

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  • Michael Jackson out of place at Billboard Music Awards

    (May 20, 2014)

    Though he posthumously released a compilation album last week, the King of Pop should be allowed to rest in peace instead of being turned into a hologram

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  • 'Blarney Blowout' leads to 55 arrests, police injuries

    (March 8, 2014)

    The annual unsanctioned pre-St. Patrick's Day party led to a number of off-campus incidents and 52 arrests by the Amherst Police alone, with an additional 28 summonses.

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  • UMass releases independent review of residence hall security

    (December 5, 2013)

    The University of Massachusetts released the independent review of residence hall security by Business Protection Specialists on Wednesday after the company's nine-month evaluation of the campus.

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  • What to know about the possible partial government shutdown

    (September 30, 2013)

    As Congress continues to argue over the budget, the possibility of a partial government shutdown looms over the nation.

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