Editor-in-Chief Nick Bush weighs in one more final time and reflects on his last four years in college.
Seeing the younger generation already dependent on technology has left Nick Bush to wonder about the effects it has on development.
Robert Caret will take over as UMass system president for Jack Wilson this June. He comes to the Bay State from Towson University with a unique record of problem-solving.
After more than three decades of vendors selling their goods – including jewelry, hats, clothing and countless other handcrafted items – the practice of open-table vending in the Campus Center is coming to a close at the end of the semester.
As voters go to the polls this week those who are casting their ballots in Amherst will find two new names in the First Congressional District race, as Republican candidate Bill Gunn and Independent Michael Engel campaign to unseat well-established Democratic incumbent John Olver.
Former University of Massachusetts president Dr. David C. Knapp died on Tuesday at the age of 82. Knapp forged the direction of the University for more than 12 years, serving as president from 1978 to 1990 – a critical time of growth for the UMass system.
VideoChat, which launches today on CampusLIVE.com, seeks to connect college students from campuses across the country via a live, online video chat platform.
On the night of Feb. 8, 2010, the caretakers of North Amherst Cemetery on East Pleasant St. found dozens of brass veterans’ plaques stolen from burial sites at the cemetery site, which lies less than a mile from the University of Massachusetts campus.
The Town of Amherst Select Board voted unanimously last night to recommend raising fines for drinking-related bylaws to the state maximum of $300 at the annual Town Meeting this spring.
Many small businesses are finding credit hard to come by since the recession hit American banks, but the owner of the Black Sheep Deli in Amherst has taken a unique approach to raising money for renovations, and one that relies on the establishment’s most consistent supporters – its everyday patrons.
Michael R. Laliberte of Boise State University made the case for becoming the University of Massachusetts’ next vice chancellor of student affairs in two open sessions with students and faculty yesterday.
In Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address, nationally televised before a joint session of Congress, the president hoped to restore plummeting confidence among Americans that Washington can work effectively to produce a cure for the current economic downturn.
With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.
Four University of Massachusetts engineering students found a way to lend a helping hand to individuals with disabilities eager to spend more time in the great outdoors.
Amherst Police Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced on Tuesday, Nov. 24 that the Amherst Police Department has been named the recipient of a $17,000 grant from the federal Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.
The second referendum question in the fall 2009 Student Government Association election regarding moving voting online has generated more questions than answers so far. After an undoubtedly contentious history, the SGA finds itself again debating whether or not to throw out its most recent push for election reform, with the Student Judiciary poised to possibly rule against online voting’s newest incarnation.
Wade Rathke, founder of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and author of Citizen Wealth: Winning the Campaign to Save Working Families, gave a speech at Tuesday evening at University of Massachusetts’ Gordon Hall to promote his new book.
With a varied field of candidates currently hoping to fill the Commonwealth’s vacant U.S. Senate seat in the Dec. 8 primary, hundreds of students and locals turned out for Sunday night’s panel discussion at the University of Massachusetts Bowker Auditorium to get a better understanding of those in the race.
The Amherst Police Department announced on Tuesday the arrest of Belchertown resident Jayson Stinson following an alleged altercation in the Townhouse Apartments on Sunday, Oct. 25. According to a press release distributed by the Amherst Police yesterday, officers responded to a home invasion at 39 Townhouse Apartments at 3:58 p.m. Sunday, and found evidence that 26-year-old suspect Stinson had entered the apartment of a Townhouse resident and his girlfriend, and threatened the two 20-year-olds with a knife later recovered by police.
Gov. Deval Patrick spoke Wednesday afternoon in a panel discussion as part of a young adult community meeting in the ballroom at the Campus Center.