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Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman -

December 9, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shows improvement in 3-point shooting. -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball cruises to a victory over Pacific behind a strong second half -

December 8, 2016

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Google: UMass discontinuing Google Apps service potentially unprecedented

Campus officials announced in early April that undergraduate students can no longer sign up for Google Apps and that the service will eventually be phased out completely – an exceedingly rare and potentially unprecedented move, according to Google.

Rape crisis center petitions for involvement in conduct code review

A campus rape crisis center is petitioning that a member of their staff be added to a special commission which will review the student conduct code and present recommended changes to the code by mid-November.

UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER

A dozen people were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus officials.

Student conduct code review to consider minimum penalties for serious offenses, victim appeal process

A special commission, created in response to the University’s admission that it improperly sanctioned a student who allegedly confessed to an on-campus rape, will consider establishing minimum sanctions for serious offenses and allowing for victims to appeal sanctions.

Amherst man pleads innocent to running over, pointing gun at another man in fight over woman

An Amherst man pleaded not guilty today to charges stemming from an incident yesterday in which police said he intentionally drove a car into another man before pulling out a gun and chasing the man into the woods where he punched and kicked him in a dispute over a woman.

Apple’s iPad arrives at UMass, UStore offers demo

Apple’s newest toy, the iPad, launched Saturday nationwide and debuted on campus Monday after the University Store reopened from Easter weekend.

Loved ones mourn sophomore found dead in dorm

Nora Ruchman’s friends and family mourned her death yesterday, remembering the 19-year-old sophomore’s compassionate demeanor, sense of humor, and her contagious smile.

UPDATED | Driver found not responsible for hitting UMass alum in crosswalk

Local police will not file charges against the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a recent University of Massachusetts graduate who was crossing a stretch of highway in Sunderland where at least four other pedestrians have been hit by cars in the past five years. Contrary to a prior version of this story, state police are not conducting a separate investigation into the incident.

Interim vice chancellor takes over post permanently

After serving for nine months on an interim basis, Jean Kim was appointed the first permanent vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life in over two years, according to an announcement made yesterday by the University of Massachusetts.

UMass spends record $489 million on research in 2009

After a record $54 million rise from 2008, research spending hit an all-time high of $489.1 million at the University of Massachusetts last year, according to an announcement from UMass yesterday.

District Attorney’s office discusses UMass rape situation

The county’s district attorney’s office did not comment on a sexual assault case recently mishandled by campus administrators, but an official there said Friday that most instances of sexual assault require the victim’s consent and willingness to testify in court for the case to move toward prosecution.

UM: No ‘magic bullet’ to regain trust after rape case mishandling (Video)

At an emotional, one-hour discussion, campus administrators were challenged Thursday with questions on how and why a student who reportedly confessed to raping a UMass alum during the fall received “too light” of a punishment.

UMass to hold open meeting Thursday on sexual assault mishandling

The University of Massachusetts will hold a meeting open to all campus community members Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. “to discuss the sexual assault that has recently been reported in the media,” according to e-mails sent this morning from the office of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life Jean Kim.

UMass mum on mishandling of sexual assault case

The assistant dean who reportedly handed down the wrong sanction to a student that allegedly confessed to rape said yesterday she wanted to speak to the press, but is being prevented from doing so by administrators. And, repeated requests for further information regarding how the case was mishandled have been thwarted thus far by multiple campus officials.

University President Jack M. Wilson to step down in 2011

University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson announced yesterday he will step down after eight years as head of the five-campus system when his current term ends in June 2011.

UPDATED | UMass junior Rebecca L. Walsh studying in Chile is safe after massive quake

A University of Massachusetts junior studying abroad in Chile is safe after the South American nation was rocked by one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded on Saturday.

Confessed rapist remains enrolled after administrative error

A UMass Amherst student confessed to raping a friend and former student in the fall and was mistakenly given a deferred suspension. University officials allowed him to stay on campus, a move that has administrators reexamining UMass’ sanctioning policies and procedures.

Collision sends car over embankment into campus field

A two-car accident sent one vehicle over a steep embankment and into the athletic fields along Commonwealth Avenue across from the campus Recreation Center earlier this evening.

Outwitted by dairy product

Collegian columnist Matt Rocheleau confesses his difficulties in determining whether or not his milk is safe to drink.

UMass junior Maia F. McDermott, 21, dies in early morning crash

Maia F. McDermott, a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student died early this morning when a vehicle she was driving struck a utility pole in Bolyston, Mass. and burst into flames, according to police.