March 5, 2015

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Sloppy second half plagues UMass in 65-53 loss to Richmond on Senior Night -

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RSO brings concepts to life through dance -

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The Underwoods deal with a dwindling hand of “Cards” in an exciting, topical season -

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Chris Kyle: An American hero -

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Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff -

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“Parks and Recreation” goes out on a good, if familiar, note -

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Why opinion journalism matters -

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UMass to retire Calipari jersey -

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“Hot Tub Time Machine 2” a disappointing comedy sequel -

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UMass opens season against Kentucky -

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Opportunity knocks for UMass hockey -

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Ludacris finalized as third performer at “Bring the Spring!” concert -

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Minutewomen advance to A-10 second round -

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Offensive woes frustrate UMass in loss to Richmond -

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Minutewomen enter tough weekend schedule -

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Video monitoring equipment installed throughout Amherst in preparation for ‘Blarney’ -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella -

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UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

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Milan Fashion Week mixes the old with the new -

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Smartphone surge following historic net neutrality decision shows relationship between technology and consumers -

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VIDEO: Super Bowl XLIX celebration at UMass

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The celebration after Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Massachusetts was peaceful, with over 1,000 students dispersing by 11:30 p.m.

UMass accepts $1.4 million donation from Monsanto

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The multinational corporation has given the University a library of 3,500 plant tissues and cells.

Public Accountability Forum

In a public forum on Thursday, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and two vice chancellors met with students to discuss the events that transpired the Saturday before spring break.

Police Brutality protest, post-Blarney Blowout

A group of more than 100 protesters marched from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building Tuesday to outline several demands and call for a meeting with the Chancellor.

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

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Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

Renaissance Center holds Shakespeare pub trivia night

VIDEO: On Thursday evening, the University of Massachusetts Renaissance Center took a trip back to the 16th century for Shakespeare Trivia Pub Night. Five teams gathered in the fire-lit Reading Room to compete through seven themed rounds of trivia read by UMass senior Daniel Kadish and local theatre director Dori Robinson.

Former Chancellor John Lombardi speaks on money allocation, student responsibility

VIDEO: Former University of Massachusetts Chancellor John Lombardi came to the W.E.B. Du Bois library on Jan. 29 to speak before students and faculty on the issues facing the university. Christina Yacono and Conor Snell reporting.

CMASS holds Kwanzaa celebration

The Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success welcomed students on Monday to celebrate African culture

UMass cancels two more EDM concerts, Molly fears abound

The University of Massachusetts has cancelled two more upcoming electronic dance music concerts at the Mullins Center, bringing the number of concerts cancelled due to drug concerns up to three.

Tibetan monks come to UMass

Tibetan monks represented the universe with an impermanent sand mandala built, and deconstructed, in the Fine Arts Center last week.

Family of alumnus Paul Manganaro gives major gift to UMass football

The family of UMass alumnus Paul Manganaro donated a gift to support the Football Performance Center that is currently under construction.

Hampshire Dining Common holds re-opening celebration

The newly renovated Hampshire Dining Common boasts healthier eating, better sustainability and a more convenient design.

U.S. government lowers interest rates on student loans

After interest rates jumped to 6.8 percent in July, President Barack Obama and Congress agreed on a bill that will cut the rate in half.

New Agricultural Learning Center brings sustainable farming back to UMass

Alice Wysocki, 88, attended Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony of the new Agricultural Learning Center, which will utilize the land formerly farmed by her family 40 years ago.

Donors added during bone marrow drive

The University of Massachusetts chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, working with DKMS Americas, added over 1,400 people to the national bone marrow donor registry during a three-day spring registration drive last week outside the Franklin, Worcester and Berkshire dining commons.

Students write future goals on mural outside Bartlett

Students gathered in front of Bartlett Hall last Thursday to write their lifelong aspirations in chalk on a new mural that’s set to remain on display until the end of the semester.

Fourteen UMass students nominated for Town Meeting

Next Tuesday’s election will include a huge increase of student candidates

Student Government Association election opens Tuesday

Elections for the Student Government Association positions for the 2013-14 academic year kick off on Tuesday and run until Thursday.

Executive Director of Amherst Survival Center takes her leave

Cheryl Zoll, who took the Amherst Survival Center from the basement of the former Amherst Middle School to a new $2.5 million establishment, is stepping down in June.

Career Blast connects employers with students

Students and employers alike showed up to the fourth annual Career Blast career fair with the intent of filling open job and internship positions.