March 30, 2015

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Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

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UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

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Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

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East Village explosion painful, revealing -

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Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

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Lessons learned from a boy band -

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Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

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UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

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UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

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Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

People’s climate march: Student voices

Tens of thousands of students, including hundreds from the Five Colleges, joined the estimated 400,000 people who attended the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21, 2014. The event made history as the largest climate change demonstration of its kind.

Video Highlights: Mission Still Unaccomplished Teach-In

A handful of UMass student organizations held a six-hour teach-in on Nov. 14, 2013 in the Student Union’s Cape Cod Lounge to raise awareness of issues they have with many university administration policies and its mission statement.

Video: Annual candlelight vigil against domestic violence draws 100 people

Sigma Psi Zeta sorority and the Center for Women and Community held the annual candlelight vigil against domestic violence Oct. 30. The event attracted about 100 people and included guest speakers, survivor stories and a musical performance.

Video: Fox 25 Boston broadcasts live from UMass

Chelsie Field reports from her smartphone some behind-the-scenes moments from Fox 25 Boston’s visit to UMass Amherst on Oct. 24, 2013.

Video: Divest UMass rallies to president Robert Caret

Divest UMass held a rally Oct. 17, 2013 with a message encouraging UMass president Robert Caret to divest the state school system from fossil fuels, coal and oil companies.

Video: Pioneer Valley ‘draws the line’ on Keystone XL pipeline

Chelsie Field reports from her cell phone on the “Draw the Line” climate action rally held in Amherst this past Saturday.

Video: Amherst Block Party 2013

The second annual Amherst Block Party took place Sept. 12, 2013. One major difference from last year? It rained. A lot.

UMass dean of students appointed interim vice chancellor of student affairs

In a quiet summer switch, Dean of Students Enku Gelaye will also serve as interim vice chancellor of student affairs, replacing Jean Kim on July 1.

VIDEO: World’s Largest Fruit Salad

The University of Massachusetts community gathered outside Haigis Mall Sept. 2, 2013 as the University successfully set a new world record for largest fruit salad, weighing in at 15,291 pounds.

New Amherst cafe combats human trafficking in India

Just over a month old, the Freedom Cafe is volunteer operated and donation-based, with all proceeds going to fund vocational centers in India for former sexually exploited slaves.

UMass activists ‘Take Back the Night’

A group of about 50 activists from the UMass community participated in the Center for Women and Community’s annual “Take Back the Night” event this Thursday.

VIDEO: UMass gathering for Boston Marathon bombings

A couple hundred people, mostly University of Massachusetts students, gathered at Haigis Mall Tuesday night to pay respects to those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured nearly 200 on April 15.

UMass community holds vigil in support of Boston

Slightly sheltered from the drizzle and wind, a couple hundred people attended a gathering Tuesday night in honor of those affected by Monday’s bombings in Boston.

“Suspicious package” investigated in Hadley

The UMass Five College Federal Credit Union building in Hadley was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a “suspicious package” located outside the building was reported.

TEDxUMassAmherst happening this Saturday

A live streaming of TEDxUMassAmherst will be held in Isenberg 137 beginning at 10:30 a.m. if you couldn’t snag a seat at the actual event happening in Mahar Auditorium.

Hobart Hoedown shut down early as police break up large gatherings

After the annual informally scheduled Hobart Hoedown was shut down by Amherst police Saturday, partiers tried again at Townehouse Apartments to little success.

Students reflect on alternate spring break experiences

Some University of Massachusetts students participated in spring break programs structured around social justice and community strengthening.

Rolling Green fire victim died from smoke inhalation, officials confirm

Officials have confirmed that University of Massachusetts student James “Jake” Hoffman died from smoke inhalation in the Jan. 21 fire at the Rolling Green apartment complex, according to MassLive.com.

UMass, town agree to improve public safety

The University of Massachusetts will pay the town of Amherst $40,000 this spring to increase resources and staff on weekends due to the high volume of off-campus student disturbances.

Broughton/Hajjar ticket win SGA election, Kingston as student trustee

This year, only 13.66 percent of the UMass student population voted in the Student Government Association Elections