A judge of the Superior Court of Hampshire County has postponed a motion on Tuesday March 2 to dismiss the case against former University of Massachusetts student Jason Vassell until March 26. The motion was proposed in late 2008 by Vassell’s defense team, and seeks to dismiss charges against Vassell based on clams of selective racial prosecution.
With the opening of the new Recreation Center and its subsequent popularity, UMass students find themselves in a newly-competitive local gym market.
While Massachusetts has never offered its residents a public law school, things could be changing for those who feel they cannot afford private school prices.
University of California at San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox spoke Wednesday in the Integrated Sciences Building on the future of public higher education. Beginning her lecture just after noon., she discussed how the current financial crisis facing America has affected the state of public higher education, particularly research universities.
Bringing bicycles on public transportation has become so popular that the Pioneer Valley Transit Authorities (PVTA) has decided to exchange the previous rack equipment for something more efficient and sleek.
Amherst’s 250th celebration anniversary got off to a great start Sunday afternoon with an old-fashioned parade starting from Amherst College and ending at UMass’s Haigis Hall. Even with temperatures in the 60s and a steady flow of rain, spectators lined both sides of North Pleasant Street and Massachusetts Avenue to catch a glimpse of town history in the making.