March 30, 2015

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Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

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UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

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Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

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East Village explosion painful, revealing -

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Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

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Lessons learned from a boy band -

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Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

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UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

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UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

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Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Murderous child subgenre in horror films

(Courtesy of Angeles Entertainment Group)

The common tropes of an ignored sub section in the horror genre.

‘Devil’s Due’ is diabolically disappointing

This found footage flick only presents a cure for insomnia.

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

Due to theft of equipment at the Rec Center, staff is threatening to revoke access
and make people pay for use of their equipment.

Amherst Cinema Hosts acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s Films

The Amherst Cinema celebrates some of Hayao Miyazaki’s most notable animated works.

Therapy robot developed at UMass has successful first test run

A robot developed by University of Massachusetts researchers is making improvements in the lives of stroke patients.

Forum to be held on natural hazard mitigation plan

Officials at the University of Massachusetts will be discussing natural disaster preparedness in a draft plan Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UMass Police Department.

Males pledge against ‘violence against women’ in White Ribbon Campaign event

For the first time, the annual White Ribbon Campaign event to collect pledges against violence against women was held in the Student Union Ballroom this past Wednesday.

Lagunitas Sucks: Brown Shugga’ Substitute Ale

Lagunitas Brewing Company – located in Petaluma, Calif. – is a laid backed microbrewery known for its hefty names including the limited edition Sucks Brown Shugga’ Substitute Ale.

Schwarzenegger wreacks havoc once again in “The Last Stand”

As Arnold Schwarzenegger famously said in “Terminator,” “I’ll be back”. Well, after almost a decade away from the movie screens, the 1980s action hero is back, having officially made his full return (not including his minor roles in the “Expendable” films) to his acting career with his role in “The Last Stand.” The Austrian Oak plays the lead role of Ray Owens, a former Los Angeles Police Department narcotics officer who settles down in the small town of Sommerton Junction following a botched police operation on his behalf.. Owens becomes the sheriff of Sommerton Junction, seemingly a perfect small rural…

Safe Passage raises $225,000

Safe Passage, the Northampton-based organization that is committed to ending domestic violence, raised about $225,000 Sunday during its ninth annual Hot Chocolate Run.

‘Holy Motors’ confounds

French film “Holy Motors” is a confusing, mystifying film that leaves audiences more puzzled than entertained.

Video: UMass vs UNH Hockey Highlights

Video highlight of UMass’ 2-1 overtime win over UNH last Friday at the Mullins Center.

UMass Celebrates its Second Annual Homecoming Parade

The Second Annual Homecoming Parade was Held Oct. 27 to kick off Homecoming Weekend.

Sinister burns Bughuul into audiences

Derrickson’s “Sinister” is an entertaining horror movie that dabs a little too often into horror movie clichés for safety as well as comic relief.

Video: UMass Hockey Preview

UMass hockey head coach John Micheletto and players preview the upcoming season.

MASSPIRG new voters project

MASSPRIG’s new voters project allows UMass students to step up to the ballot box for the first time by facilitating the voter registration process so that students will become more involved.

“Dredd 3D” fails to live up to hype

Shallow characters and an over-usage of special effects may leave viewers distracted in the new 3D film.