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.
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.
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.
Chelsie Field reports from her smartphone some behind-the-scenes moments from Fox 25 Boston’s visit to UMass Amherst on Oct. 24, 2013.
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.
Chelsie Field reports from her cell phone on the “Draw the Line” climate action rally held in Amherst this past Saturday.
The second annual Amherst Block Party took place Sept. 12, 2013. One major difference from last year? It rained. A lot.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The UMass Five College Federal Credit Union building in Hadley was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a “suspicious package” located outside the building was reported.
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.
After the annual informally scheduled Hobart Hoedown was shut down by Amherst police Saturday, partiers tried again at Townehouse Apartments to little success.
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.
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.
This year, only 13.66 percent of the UMass student population voted in the Student Government Association Elections