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Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

SPIRE changes to include more gender and sexual orientation options -

September 19, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer looks for first road win of the season -

September 19, 2017

Top 25 notebook: Mason Rudolph and No. 6 Oklahoma State roll past Pittsburgh -

September 19, 2017

Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team -

September 19, 2017

Let’s embrace innovation -

September 19, 2017

First response is important, but a long-term response is too -

September 19, 2017

Traveling through a changing life -

September 19, 2017

Community and local goods mix at student farmer’s market -

September 19, 2017

Fifth annual Poetry Festival reading -

September 19, 2017

Peacemaker Najeeba Syeed discusses interfaith cooperation in a time of Islamaphobia -

September 18, 2017

UMass hosts lecture on the meaning of the word ‘genocide’ -

September 18, 2017

Thirty-three arrested, 18 hospitalized during first weekend of semester -

September 18, 2017

UMass women’s soccer stuns Yale on Marra’s late winner -

September 18, 2017

UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 -

September 18, 2017

UMass field hockey wins weekend set over Davidson, UML -

September 18, 2017

Strong second half leads Massachusetts men’s soccer over Colgate -

September 18, 2017

Being promiscuous helps me cope and there’s nothing wrong with that -

September 18, 2017

Mistakes, a part of the educational process

Sara Cody shares how she has learned from the mistakes she has made in her past 4 years at UMass.

Resources on and around campus for victims of sexual abuse

Resources: Sexual Assault-General Information These national websites feature basic Information on creating a basic infrastructure of knowledge on sexual assault. These sites features advice, prevention tips, statistics, links to other helpful resources, printable literature about sexual assault,blogs, basic resources, and lists national events that bring awareness to sexual assault. Search by state for organizations and support groups for sexual assault. R.A.I.N.N. Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network Information Page National Sexual Violence Resource Center S.A.R.A. Sexual Assault Resource Agency Sexual Assault Training & Investigations womenshealth.gov FAQ page Local Sexual Assault Support Centers Each of these locations offers a variety of…

Interim Vice Chancellor Jean Kim looking to claim position permanently

Dr. Jean Kim, the interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life, would like to take over the position on a permanent basis.

Journalists not dying, just changing

Sara Cody urges young journalists and other media professionals to “evolve” and understand the field’s growing reliance on multimedia.

Slideshow: Amherst Townehouse Fire – The Aftermath

The fire at the Townehouses in North Amherst left significant amounts of damage.

Video: Fire at Amherst Townehouses

Early Sunday morning, the Amherst Fire Department received a call reporting a fire in the living room of apartment 86 of the Townehouse Apartments on Meadow Street of North Amherst.

Video: UMass students prompt Patrick

Red Summer Sun to play Monkey Bar

Red Summer Sun, a local band of high school friends, will be playing Friday Saturday 11, 2009 at the Monkey Bar. There is a $5 cover charge and doors open at 11pm.

Students volunteer at newly founded Massachusetts Academy of Sciences

The Massachusetts Academy of Sciences (MAS), founded several months ago by a biology professor at the University of Massachusetts, provides volunteer opportunities for students to interact with kids in the name of science.

Pacemakers secured

Future recipients of the newest line of implanted medical devices may share a common enemy with the computer in front of them: Internet hackers. In the United States alone, there are more then 2.5 million Implanted Medical Devices (IMDs), including pacemakers, defibrillators, and insulin pumps.

Sports drinks’ effects investigated

A scientific study conducted at the University of Massachusetts is aiming to prove that designer energy drinks and sports bars may do more harm then good. “I’m not trying to say all sports drinks are evil,” laughs Barry S. Braun, an associate professor of kinesiology and the director of the energy metabolism laboratory at the University of Massachusetts.