March 4, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella -

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UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

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Milan Fashion Week mixes the old with the new -

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Smartphone surge following historic net neutrality decision shows relationship between technology and consumers -

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Tournament time: UMass women’s basketball faces St. Bonaventure in A-10 opener -

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Bread & Butter brings local produce to Amherst’s breakfast scene -

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‘Blarney’ guest policy is too harsh and was announced too late -

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Esho and Lalanne ready for one final show at Mullins Center -

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Inside the Park with Marky Mark: March 3, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Meet the 2015 SGA spring election candidates -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Years of dedication lead to breakout senior campaign for Zack LaRue -

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Five simple steps to get your college diet on track -

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Students head to State House, push for more public higher education funding -

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Gabriel Schmitt hopes to improve UMass health services as student trustee -

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Barrett/Barbosa ‘ready on day one’ -

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An outsider to the SGA, student trustee candidate Nicholas Vigneau says he brings a fresh perspective to the position -

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Kristi Sefanoni pleased with UMass softball’s start to season -

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Outsider candidates Rocco Giordano and Dhananjay (Danny) Mirlay Srinivas intent on shoring up student-administration relationship, getting more voices heard -

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UMass tennis wins its first conference match in weekend split -

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Minutewomen excel despite injuries, Minutemen gain experience -

Tuesday, March 3, 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.