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Candlelight vigil held to mourn deaths of victims of police violence -

September 27, 2016

UMass hosts William A. Douglass for lecture and chair in Basque cultural studies -

September 27, 2016

Amherst Select Board discusses imposing fines on those who violate water usage ban -

September 27, 2016

UMass tennis opens season on high note with performance at Brown Invitational -

September 27, 2016

UMass women’s soccer using long break to prepare for Atlantic 10 play -

September 27, 2016

Notebook: Ford ‘takes step forward,’ Williams appears on SportsCenter -

September 27, 2016

UMass cross country and track and field coach Ken O’Brien hits half century mark with program -

September 27, 2016

A-10 soccer notebook: Duquesne shuts out Robert Morris 1-0 to win fourth straight -

September 27, 2016

The blue light situation: When is enough, enough? -

September 27, 2016

Survivor; awesome yet evil -

September 27, 2016

A ‘Mirror’ into Clinton’s campaign -

September 27, 2016

UMass a cappella groups S#arp Attitude and The Hexachord’s on ‘Sing It On’ television series -

September 27, 2016

‘Through the Photographer’s Eyes’ exhibit highlights photojournalism in today’s media -

September 27, 2016

Designer collaborations steal the show at New York Fashion Week SS17 -

September 27, 2016

Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture -

September 26, 2016

UMass Soccer earns second win of season in 3-2 victory over Hartford -

September 26, 2016

‘Morris from America’ explores teen angst and the struggles of growing up -

September 26, 2016

‘Hell or High Water’ an intense, morally ambiguous modern Western -

September 26, 2016

Read: You won’t regret it -

September 26, 2016

UMass field hockey hangs tough, falls to No. 18 Stanford -

September 26, 2016

Campus delays opening until 5:30 p.m. today, storms on their way

The campus will delay opening until 5:30 p.m. today, due to severe weather, University of Massachusetts officials announced this morning. For more details on the delay, visit http://www.umass.edu/closing/.

Students and faculty of the University are joining the rest of Western Massachusetts in preparing for the potentially hazardous winter weather conditions set to descend on the area’s residents over the next few days.

According to WWLP, a winter storm warning will remain into effect until 4 p.m. today, warning that all residents should expect travel delays and possible disruptions in communication until sunrise Wednesday morning, while winter storms are expected to continue throughout the weekend. 

Rain is predicted before 11 a.m. this morning, with snow falls between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed then again by more rain after 1 p.m. According to WWLP, new snow accumulation is expected to be in between five to nine inches.

The areas of western Mass. which will be most significantly affected by the weather conditions, according to WWLP, include Eastern Franklin, Eastern Hampden, Eastern Hampshire, Northern Worcester, Southern Worcester, Western Franklin, Western Hampden and Western Hampshire.

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