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2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

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Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

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McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

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UMass football sets its sights on BYU -

November 15, 2017

UMass men’s soccer hosts Colgate in opening round of NCAA tournament -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball looks to improve from last season’s road record this weekend in North Dakota -

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That’s a RAP! -

November 15, 2017

Ice cream social to benefit colon cancer research, Emily Skubisz

In honor of her late godfather Mariusz Skubisz, University of Massachusetts student Cassidy Kotyla has coordinated an ice cream social to raise money for cancer research, and to support Skubisz’s daughter Emily.

Four years goes faster than you think

Shelby Ashline advises underclassmen to make the most of their time at the University of Massachusetts by getting involved in Registered Student Organizations.

Panda East’s liquor license suspended for 55 days

The Amherst Select Board suspended the restaurant’s liquor license following two separate reports of minors being served alcohol, its second and third violations, respectively.

Wayne Chang announced as UMass commencement speaker

The University of Massachusetts will award two honorary doctorates to Twitter’s director of product strategy Wayne Chang and former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sheila Bair.

UMass professor speaks about gender disparity in STEM fields

Professor Nilanjana Dasgupta led a talk Tuesday evening that explored how female experts and peers serve as role models that encourage young women and increase their participation in STEM fields.

19 additional students arraigned Thursday for trespassing

After being arrested Wednesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 19 students from throughout the Five Colleges were arraigned Thursday, bringing the total number of arrestees to 34.

Board of Trustees hears from CERC, UMass Divest, RA/PM Unit in Wednesday’s meeting

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees heard from several student speakers on Wednesday during its meeting on the Dartmouth campus.

15 students arraigned Wednesday on trespassing charges

After being arrested Tuesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass. Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 15 students were arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court Wednesday.

Discussion group focuses on sexual violence in LGBTQIA+ communities

Becky Lockwood, associate director at the Center for Women and Community, led a discussion Monday on the prevalence of sexual assault and gender-based violence in LGBTQIA+ communities.

Safe Passage serves as resource for domestic, sexual assault victims

Safe Passage, the primary domestic violence agency in Hampshire County, offers programs to support victims and change the culture surrounding domestic assault.

Graduate students, staff embark on Parkinson’s Unity Walk next month

A team of 16 graduate students and staff members from the University of Massachusetts communication disorders department has already raised $1,610 to support Parkinson’s research.

Walk and Roll for Stroke and Aphasia to be held at UMass April 2

Money raised at the event will fund research in treating aphasia, support groups for stroke survivors and other stroke/aphasia events.

Second suspect in UMass armed assault submits not guilty plea

During his arraignment in Eastern Hampshire District Court Wednesday, it was decided that Shawn Wyatt will be held without bail until a dangerousness hearing on March 22.

UMass alumnus speaks on relationship between journalism and public relations

University of Massachusetts alumnus Larry Carpman spoke to a group of students and faculty Monday about the “very thin” line between journalism and public relations.

UMass faculty discuss who they support for president

University of Massachusetts faculty and staff have made substantial financial contributions to presidential candidates in the past several months, with the majority choosing to support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Distractology simulation educates drivers about distracted driving

Students tried out the Distractology program on Monday in front of the Student Union using a simulation intended to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving.

Ben & Jerry’s founders speak at Smith College

More than 300 students turned out to hear ice cream icons Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield speak about why they support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for president.

UMass to offer refunds to WMUA’s fund drive contributors

Donors who contributed money as part of WMUA’s November fund drive will be offered refunds as a result of a compromise between Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and community members upset by the station’s limited polka programming.

Animal rights activist Rachel Atcheson speaks on campus

Rachel Atcheson, director of campus outreach with the Humane League, a national farm animal protection organization, spoke to roughly 20 students Tuesday evening.

MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance

During a forum in the Cape Cod Lounge Tuesday evening, four speakers focused on the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is fueled by the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.