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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Facebook privacy disclaimer does not protect anything

A trend that is currently wide-spread on Facebook in which users post disclaimer statuses securing their ownership over their virtual property is a hoax according to sources.

Mount Holyoke coach squashed

Mount Holyoke College’s head squash coach was fired by the college yesterday after pleading no contest to a reckless endangerment charge earlier in the day in a Connecticut court, according to a Mt. Holyoke press release.

Blue Wall to have Thanksgiving buffet for students who stay on campus

UMass’s Blue Wall is transforming one of it’s usual stations into a Thanksgiving dinner buffet so students who could not make it home for the holidays still get to enjoy the traditional dinner.

Town of Amherst receives a $300,000 grant

The Town of Amherst received a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.

Massachusetts votes down “death with dignity” initiative

By a narrow margin, question 2 on the Massachusetts ballot, which addressed the issue of physician-assisted suicide, was voted down yesterday.

“Right to Repair” and medical marijuana laws pass

At the time of writing, two of the questions on the Massachusetts ballots were passed.

Brown has slight edge on the eve of election night, polls say

A day before election, Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren utilize the last minute in their own ways to try to secure a victory.

Major ballot questions you will see on November 6

President is not the only thing you will be voting for on November 6. There is a series of questions that affect state policy in an array of areas. Know what you are about to encounter before you hit the polls.

UMass’ nine-day-long Homecoming kicks off today

University of Massachusetts will be kicking off a nine-day-long Homecoming week today that will stretch across two weekends and have more than 60 events.

EEE ban lifted on campus and in surrounding areas

The University of Massachusetts lifted its ban on nighttime outdoor activities Monday, according to an email released to the campus community.

Graduate school enrollment down, applications up

Enrollment for first-time graduate school applicants dropped for the second straight year, despite the amount of applications increasing 4.3 percent, according to a Council of Graduate Schools report released in September.

UMass Eco-Rep program recycles for the “Trash Sort 2012”

Students dressed head-to-toe in white DuPont haz-mat suits on the library lawn yesterday morning were not cleaning up a toxic waste spill or dealing with aliens or plutonium; they were recycling trash.

Students weigh in on value of massive open online classes

With Massive Open Online Classes becoming more popular, students worry that the free online classes will undermine their degrees.

EEE Death in Massachusetts

A second Massachusetts resident has died as a result of complications from mosquito-borne diseases over the weekend.

New senators sworn into SGA

The new Student Government Association senators were sworn in during the first senate meeting of the year last night.

Coalition of Amherst Neighborhoods aims to change town bylaws

Amherst citizens are trying to manage out-of-control partying and heavy usage of town emergency resources with a new tactic. Rather than increasing fines as done in the past, they are looking to take on local landlords and zoning laws with four recent petitions.

Upward bound grant

Two Springfield high schools– Springfield High School of Commerce and Springfield High School– will reap the benefits of UMass’s newly reinstated ‘Upward Bound’ grant.

Freshmen making immediate impact on SGA

As the Student Government Association election draws near, the SGA hopes for solid turnout from the freshman class.

Amherst police prepare for second weekend

Amherst police department will be patrolling the streets this weekend, after vandalism and alcohol-related incidents last weekend.

New healthcare law has got you covered

Under new law, students can stay on parents’ insurance, reap new benefits of extended coverage.