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Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

March 29, 2017

Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages -

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

Study shows that not all smiles created equal

Researchers at Michigan State University are finding despite what employers and moms say, smiling may not always be the best option.

Hens may find new homes in Amherst

A new zoning bylaw set to be brought up at Town Meeting in May could simplify the process for Amherst residents to raise chickens.

UMass professor studies Salmonella scare of 2008

You say tomato, I say Salmonella. Between 1996 and 2008, 14 of 84 produce-related outbreaks of food-borne illness were linked to tomatoes, according to a report released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009. Although the popular fruit was proven innocent during the Salmonella scare of 2008, in which 1,440 people fell ill (the likely culprit: jalapeño peppers), it’s been linked to 20 Salmonella outbreaks since 1990, according to the website for the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Lynne McLandsborough of the University of Massachusetts department of food science wants to find out why – and…

Mike’s Maze offers art…in a cornfield

Warner Farm owner Mike Wisseman and longtime friend and neighbor Will Sillin, an artist, have teamed up since 2000 to create “ Mike’ s Maze,” a corn maze shaped in an artistic design.

Md. Congresswoman Donna Edwards Draws Crowd at Smith Lecture

Congresswoman Donna Edwards, of Maryland’s Fourth District, lectured Sunday to a crowded hall of students and local residents at Smith College. The congresswoman spoke on a wide range of issues, including money in politics and military spending.

Eaarth makes people think

Bill McKibben’s latest book is about a distopian planet called “Eaarth.” The planet is eerily similar to the planet we may live on if we don’t start changing our destructive habits, according to the author. With it, he has created a comentary that turns out to be considerably eye opening.

“Ajami” a portrait of personal strife amidst Israeli-Palestinian tensions

“Ajami” is a film about Israeli-Palestinian tensions directed by one of the unlikeliest pairs Middle Eastern cinema has ever seen: Scandar Copti, a Christian Palestinian from Israel, and Yaron Shani, an Israeli Jew. The result is a film that refuses to pick sides; that instead engages the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on a micro level; it tells the stories of children, families and lovers who are caught, sometimes literally, in the crossfire.

Potty talk “What’s My Pee Telling Me?”

With the five-and-under demographic monopolizing what little open conversation exists today regarding urine, feces and flatulence, there has been no opportunity for adults to just … let it out. Authors Josh Richman and Dr. Anish Sheth of “What’s My Pee Telling Me?,” the much anticipated sequel to “What’s Your Poo Telling You?,” are hoping to open up a new line of communication between medical experts and those of us who are looking for information outside of the doctor’s office about what’s happening inside our bathrooms.

The Next Generation of Online Romance?

Match.com. eHarmony. Lavalife. A new name has entered the “e-love” stratosphere – this time, though, the focus is not on forging relationships but sustaining them.