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UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

Local high school students and faculty stand up against bullying

In response to South Hadley High School student Phoebe Prince’s bullying-prompted suicide on Jan. 14, Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) students and faculty are standing up against bullying and cyber bullying.

Holub salon brings together Pioneer Valley artists

Tuesday, Jan. 19, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s chancellor, Robert Holub, and his wife, Sabine Holub, opened their home to both artists and art enthusiasts alike for the fourth monthly Hillside salon.

Fine Arts Center seeks to revitalize New WORLD Theater

In collaboration with theater advocate Talvin Wilks, the Fine Arts Center proposes new plan for restoring the New WORLD Theater program.

Elevator Malfunctions

A month and a half ago, this reporter witnessed an entrapment of strange proportions.  A nameless resident at the University of Massachusetts Amherst screamed for help from inside an elevator within the Sylvan living area.  Although I had to race to class, I firstly rounded up help- a residential assistant sitting on a bench in the McNamara lobby, right across from the incident.  The RA, Alexis Harewood, apparently could not hear the victim over the conversation she was holding on her cell phone.  I ran over to her upon hearing the yells to inform her of the occurrence.  Harewood put…

UMass researcher shows link between air pollution and obesity

An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts has concluded after a five-year study that high concentrations of air pollution increase health risks on obese people more than on people who are not obese.

United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government Dr. Beck Noveck lectures at UMass

Noveck’s presentation was titled “Open Government- Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration,” and during her 40-minute lecture, Noveck expanded on the progress of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which is represented on the Open Government Website found at

Study finds college graduates lacking professionalism

A new study from York College of Pennsylvania suggests that today’s college graduates lack professionalism in the workplace compared to their older peers.

Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs

Abraham is working with others in the Five College Inc., to create inexpense programs to further student opportunities within the Five Colleges.

UMass honors breast cancer awareness month

With October being breast cancer awareness month, students and faculty of the University of Massachusetts gathered Oct. 15 to admire 1,000 colored cranes for the purpose of raising campus awareness.

Guest lecturer brings discussion of energy security to UMass

Guest lecturer Marvin O. Schlanger visited the UMass campus to discuss energy consumption and how to deal with the national dependence on energy.

UMass receives national award for efforts to prevent substance abuse

The University of Massachusetts has received a 2009 Science and Service Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for their efforts in educating students about substance abuse and binge drinking.