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Super Smash Brothers Club opens its doors to all players -

October 26, 2016

Claire Wardle on the refugee crisis coverage -

October 26, 2016

UMass hockey suffers tough 3-2 loss in first road game of the season -

October 26, 2016

UMass football not overlooking FCS opponent Wagner in final home game Saturday -

October 26, 2016

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Fordham completes OT comeback, defeats Davidson 3-2 -

October 26, 2016

Does UMass take cultural appropriation too far? -

October 26, 2016

Mass media silences strikes across the nation -

October 26, 2016

I’m on the pursuit of happiness, or am I? -

October 26, 2016

Conor Oberst tones his life down with the poetic ‘Ruminations’ -

October 26, 2016

‘Homeworlding’ cements Fraternal Twin as one of indie rock’s up-and-comers -

October 26, 2016

Dirty Heads rock Northampton with summery, reggae-rock tunes -

October 26, 2016

Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday -

October 25, 2016

Douglas Bolender hosts talk about Vikings settlements in North America -

October 25, 2016

Defensive play will be critical for UMass hockey against No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

UMass hockey faces tough task in traveling to No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

Notebook: UMass men’s swimming and diving picks up first win of season, tennis ends fall schedule -

October 25, 2016

Why is nobody talking about the jails? -

October 25, 2016

A theory on why drunk people smash things -

October 25, 2016

Vote “No” on local Question 5 -

October 25, 2016

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair -

October 25, 2016

Senior haiku: S.P. Sullivan

A proper haiku/ herein resides for your/ enjoyment, thank you.

Body of UMass alumnus found in R.I.

A University of Massachusetts alumnus was found dead in Providence, R.I. last week, after having been missing for several days.

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Breaking the silence is bringing together coverage of recent news that a confessed rapist was allowed to remain enrolled at the University of Massachusetts. We’re also trying to collect conversation and resources about sexual assault issues on campus.

WMUA newscast, March 1, 2010

Daily news podcasts from our media partners at WMUA News.

A Campus Responds: Columnist and reader-submitted reactions

FOLLOWING THE NEWS that the University of Massachusetts allowed a rapist to remain enrolled after confessing his crime, reached out to its columnists and readers to either give their reaction to the news or answer the question, What should the University be doing about sexual assault on campus? We’ve compiled their responses here, with emphasis on their stronger points. Email comments to ______________________________________________________________________________________ The root cause of rape of women by men in this society is because men and women simply don’t talk to each other enough to feel like they’re part of the same species. We all…

UMass system President Jack Wilson to step down in 2011

The University of Massachusetts system revealed in a statement this morning that President Jack Wilson will leave his position in 2011. Wilson has overseen the five-campus UMass system since September 2, 2003. His term ends on June 30, 2011. UMass officials said in the statement that a search committee including students faculty and staff will be formed and a consultant hired to take part in a national search for Wilson’s replacement. Updates will be provided on as they come. Here is a brief video of a conversation he had with The Boston Globe’s Tracy Jan.

Spring Sports Preview

Check out the Spring 2010 preview of the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team and view the roster breakdown.

UMPD releases photo of stolen laptop suspect

The University of Massachusetts Police Department this morning released a photograph of a suspect thought to have stolen a laptop from Webster Residence Hall earlier this week. From the crime alert: A neighbor saw a man leaving the victim’s room during that timeframe and described him as a white male, older than traditional college age, medium build, with dark hair and a black leather jacket. The suspicious male knocked on another door and asked the resident for a donation to the Breast Cancer Foundation. Police are asking help from the community in identifying the man. Anyone with information related to…

John Sheldon, Master of Stratocaster at Amherst Brewing Company

Some photos from the performance.

3 Questions: B.o.B

Collegian staffer Garth Brody interviews B.o.B

AP calls election for Brown

The Associated Press is reporting Republican Sen. Scott Brown has claimed a shocking come-from-behind win in the Massachusetts special election over Democratic candidate Martha Coakley, who most had believed until recently was a shoe-in for the U.S. Senate seat the left vacant by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. More to follow.

Curating coverage: Mass. Senate election

A staff of student reporters on the western side of the state can’t give you the full scoop on the Massachusetts Special Election, but we can help you find those who can. Note: The formatting might be a little glitchy; we’re working on that. More MA Senate Links Links

Polling locations

The 2010 special election to replace the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy is being held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, just as University of Massachusetts students return to classes. It’s also one the closest races for one of the Bay State’s U.S. Senate seats in recent history – one of the few elections in a historically blue state where every vote can really count. So we’ve compiled information on polling places for UMass students registered to vote in Amherst. Make sure you follow the rest of our coverage and get familiar with the candidates before you vote. Amherst has 10 precincts…

UMass students hold ‘flash rave’ at Du Bois library.

On the night of Tuesday, Dec. 15, hundreds University of Massachusetts students held a flash rave – a pre-planned, spontaneous-looking dance party – in the Tippo courtyard of the W.E.B. Du Boise Library. But one thing was missing.

Slideshow: TNA Wrestling at the Mullins Center

Photo Essay: H1N1 clinic in the Campus Center

Pictures and text from yesterday’s free H1N1 clinic in the Campus Center.

Raw Clips: Great Sedition Trial Panel

In the interest of timeliness, we’ve uploaded selected clips without titles, transitions or much editing.
Our media partners at UVC-TV 19 and Amherst Wire should have the video in full.

Developing | Levasseur denied permission to travel to UMass, organizers say

In a released statement, organizers of a scheduled lecture by former United Freedom Front leader Raymond Luc Levasseur said he was denied permission to travel to the University of Massachusetts for the event by the U.S. Parole Board. Here’s the statement: The U.S. Parole Commission has unexpectedly denied Ray Luc Levasseur permission to travel to Massachusetts tomorrow. Though Ray Luc Levasseur will not attend, the talk and forum entitled “The Great Western Massachusetts Sedition Trial: Twenty Years Later” will nonetheless take place on Thursday November 12 at 7:15 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in School of Management Room…