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 -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Southwest goes wireless

By becoming a wireless residential area over the summer, Southwest causes all residential areas at UMass to become wire-free.

Research finds students skating by in college

Many college students today are finding that while they haven’t improved academically, they have learned how to effectively “BS” assignments. Some academic scholars have ventured to illuminate an apparent lapse in critical thinking seen throughout the higher education system. Recent research showed 45 percent of college students do not make significant progress in written communications, analytical reasoning or critical thinking in the first two years of college, says two academic scholars in their new book, “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.” The book just hit the shelves this month. The authors, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, conducted research by…

Merger strengthens campus counseling services

The new Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) was formed when Counseling and Assessment Services (CAS) became part of the mental health department at University Health Services (UHS) earlier this semester.

UMass senior Sadi Thann first Cambodian Miss. Massachusetts contestant

Thann looks to make history on the Miss. Massachusetts runway on Nov. 26-28 as the first Cambodian woman and UMass student to be a contestant in the pageant. If she wins, she will move onto the Miss. America Pageant.

Federal government vs. State government on “Cali Weed”

Even if the state of California votes to reform marijuana laws on Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder promises to enforce federal regulation of the drug.

University speaker discusses climate change

Jean Johnson, director of education insights from Public Agenda, visited the University of Massachusetts to discuss the organization’s research on the public’s perspective on the environment, energy and science education.