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UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

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 -

November 16, 2017

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 -

November 16, 2017

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 -

November 15, 2017

UMass football sets its sights on BYU -

November 15, 2017

An ode to death: A short parable on fear

A short parable in honor of life’s greatest fear.

Canadian activist and Hall of Fame songwriter Bruce Cockburn shares some powerful thoughts with William Plotnick

Singer and songwriter Bruce Cockburn shares deep insights into the music world prior to his Nov. 7 show at Calvin Theater.

‘Mother!’ is a horrifically beautiful psychological rollercoaster through the mind of Darren Aronofsky

The new film from the director of ‘Black Swan’ and ‘Requiem for a Dream’ is surreal home-invasion story.

The Pixies greet Northampton with earth shattering rock and roll

Reflections on the Pixies’ sold out show at John M Greene Hall.

A conversation with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago

William Plotnick interviews lead guitarist of the Pixies and UMass alumni, Joey Santiago.

‘Wind River’ takes on weighty themes with subpar characters and beautiful cinematography

Taylor Sheridan’s directorial debut finds himself taking on a new side of the American Frontier.

Mount Eerie confronts the pains of loss on ‘A Crow Looked at Me’

Following the loss of his wife Geneviève Castrée, Phil Elverum composes 11 stirring songs honoring her memory.

‘The Salesman’ is an intense drama that deals with contemporary issues

Asghar Farhadi proves he is among the greatest writers today with his tale about the crumbling of a small family after a tragic event.

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies

Catchy jams galore can be found on The Feelies’ new LP, “In Between.”

Sun Kil Moon’s new record is overly long and tedious

‘Common As Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood’ doesn’t quite have enough humor to stay intriguing.

Ten most popular Antonio’s pizza slices compete to see who wins the final rose

After eating 10 slices in one sitting, student William Plotnick declares the best Antonio’s pizza slice.

‘Paterson’ looks at everyday minutiae through the lens of a poet

‘Paterson’ is another stellar performance from legendary American director Jim Jarmusch.

Max Richter is back with yet another gorgeous neo-classical record

Composer Max Richter takes on the stories of literary icon Virginia Woolf with his new record, ‘Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works.’

Cloud Nothings are back with their catchiest LP yet with ‘Life Without Sound’

Dylan Baldi brings forth a new optimism on the punk band’s fourth studio effort

Mia Hansen-Løve’s “Things to Come” is a sad yet ultimately uplifting drama

Film makes its mark as a beautiful portrayal of one woman’s commitment to focus on the future.

A Tribe Called Quest bid its fans a thoughtful farewell

‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ is both an homage to the New York group’s past and a look into the future of hip-hop.

Jim James’ ‘Eternally Even’ is more than just a political statement

My Morning Jacket frontman puts out another lush and thematic solo album.

Three small lives light up the big screen in ‘Certain Women’

Glimpses of three women’s lives are captured brilliantly in the director’s latest feature.

A look back at Ghostface Killah’s ‘Ironman ’ 20 years later

A few personal reflections on Ghostface Killah’s iconic debut as it turns 20 years old.