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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Brewed of the Gods – Dogfish Head Theobroma

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Dogfish Head’s Theobroma Ale is a celebration of both the flavor of chocolate and its proverbially mystical qualities from the folklore of bygone eras.

Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager: Good for a lager

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Emily Brightman reviews Port Brewing Company’s Hot Rocks Lager in her weekly beer column.

Cambridge Brewing Company’s Audacity of Hops

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“Audacity of Hops” brings forth a complex flavor that in itself makes it worth mentioning.

For those about to bock: BBC Maibock Lager

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BBC Maibock Lager proves to be unlike many of its own kind.

Creme Brulee for the budget-conscious

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Emily Brightman reviews Southern Tier Brewing Company’s Creme Brulee Stout.

Tips to avoid ‘Blarney Hangover’

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Emily Brightman provides some tips for drinking responsibly and still having fun this weekend.

Great Divide Old Ruffian just the right amount of rowdy

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Emily Brightman reviews Great Divide Old Ruffian beer, finding it intense but tasty.

Getting weird with the Beard

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Emily Brightman reviews beer brewed from yeast found in a man’s beard.

Go ahead, indulge yourself

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The many health benefits of chocolate.

Founder’s Breakfast Stout: Don’t drink this for breakfast

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Emily Brightman reviews Founder’s Breakfast Stout.

Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde Tripel Ale goes 15th century on your taste buds

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Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde Tripel Ale goes 15th century on your taste buds

Hot cocktails for the cold season

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Winter-themed mixed drinks

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

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Emily Brightman reviews Ballast Point’s Victory at Sea.

Emily’s winter beer-swilling guide

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Emily Brightman reviews and recommends her favorite winter brews for a cold winter’s night

Frailty, thy name is fruitcake

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Practical uses for your favorite holiday confection

Victory DirtWolf Double IPA provides tasty experience

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The Victory Brewing Company’s DirtWolf Double IPA packs a flavorful punch.

The pun’s the fun with Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter

Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter has hints of chocolate and caramel that will make beer enthusiasts pleased.

Easy tips to avoid the flu

Simple tasks like washing your hands and sleeping eight hours can help you avoid getting sick during the cold, winter months.

Candia Road Brewing Company – Lotus Eater Double IPA

The Lotus Eater Double IPA lacks the flavor desired in an IPA.

Lou Reed: The Last Rock Rebel

Music revolutionary Lou Reed passed away last week, but not without leaving his mark on rock and roll history.