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UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Mulligan looks to continue seven game double-double streak at Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Jesus: the conservative Republican -

December 7, 2016

The joy of Snapchat -

December 7, 2016

My friends suck and I love them

Photo courtesy of Tommy Verdone

Tommy Verdone reflects on how college fosters friendships that feel more like family.

SALT, making local music a little more local

Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian

Get into the good old fashion DIY spirit with Students for Alternative Music

The Mountain Goats come to Noho

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John Darnielle, better known as The Mountain Goats, will be putting on a solo performance in Northampton at the Pearl Street Ballroom.

Don’t let these Tricksters fool you

Lucas Soloranzo (Shaina Mishkin/Daily Collegian)

The Young Tricksters has been snowballing popularity in the Pioneer Valley music scene lately and just released their first EP, “Ripples.” Get to know the members of this locally-based band.

The many projects of Joss Whedon

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The prolific writer and director Joss Whedon is known for a wide variety of works, including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “The Avengers.”

Student comedian Ryan Hill sheds light on his routine

Kayla Marchetti/Daily Collegian

Over to UPub and through Ryan Hill, to comedy night we go

How to spot a second semester senior

How to spot a second semester senior

The tell-tale signs that you’re nearing graduation.

The wisecrackers from MST3K have still got it

Nerds rejoiced when Joel and his buddies from MST3K showed up for their latest and final tour of the movie bashing bonanza Cinematic Titanic.

Cinematic Titanic stops off in Noho

Joel Hodgson and the original cast of MST3K will perform their cult-classic movie riffing in front of a live audience at the Calvin Theater this Saturday, instead of in space in The Satellite of Love.

Local rock five piece Shakusky compels Pioneer Valley

Amherst local heavy post-hardcore band Shakusky releases “Lancaster Market,” and discusses the way they play music.

The Pixies release underwhelming new “EP1”

The Pixies release new material.

Summer albums that weren’t a bummer

Catch up on some of the hottest summer albums of 2013.

Dining around the world (without leaving Amherst)

Destinations to satisfy your cultural tastes in the local area

Where to caffeinate and elate on campus

UMass campus cafes offer atmospheres for the pensive or rushed students.

Who’da Funk It? wins CRC Battle of the Bands

Nine diverse local bands competed Thursday evening for the opportunity to open the Cannabis Reform Coalition’s annual “Extravaganja” festival.

The Prowess of Franklin Dining Common

Franklin Dining Common offers an incomparable eating experience on campus.

Local artists to compete at Battle of the Bands this Thursday

The Cannabis Reform Coalition is hosting the event in the Student Union Ballroom.

A bug’s life in Fernald Hall

Fernald Hall offers a glimpse at bugs from around the world.

Who’s behind the murals in W.E.B. Du Bois?

There are a number of morals in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library staircase walls. And they are all painted by UMass students.

Local band “Red Panda” release “War” on Amherst

With a style that can evoke the jangly rhythms of The Smiths and the next sound straight out of the 1980s Washington, D.C., hardcore scene, Red Panda releases its second E.P.