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

Point your face at this article

Demetri Martin is scheduled to bring his inventive stand-up “Point Your Face At This” tour to Northampton on Wednesday.

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“Quartet” a beautiful, loving ode to music and retirement

Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut in “Quartet” is superbly executed.

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Are You Kidding Me?

Sanah Rizvi reviews a book by Elizabeth Glasband, “Are You Kidding Me? A Review of A Journal of First Dates, Flings, and Finding Love.”

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John and Jon bring big laughs to the Calvin

John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton put on their signature, collaborative performance at the Calvin. The show was loaded with jokes, music, “urine and mayonnaise.”

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Back in Black at the Calvin

Lewis Black had audiences rolling on the floor during his Friday night stand-up performance.

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“Black comes back to Calvin”

Comedian Lewis Black to perform at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton tonight.

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Birbiglia turns love and loss into laughs

Mike Birbiglia’s one-man show “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” takes a comedic stare into the abyss of relationships and romance.

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Mr. P continues comedic success in posthumous album

Patrice O’Neal, who died in November of last year, releases posthumous album that is entertaining and worthwhile.

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Bill Burr brings candid comedy style to NoHo

Comedian Bill Burr’s dynamic and effective style is punctuated by his “everyman” stances on social issues that, when taken as a whole, make for a unique comedic perspective.

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Comedian Bill Burr to perform at Calvin Theatre tonight

Burr is returning to Pioneer Valley after his Fall 2008 performance at the Mullins Center, this time landing in Northampton.

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Russell Brand brings his comic ministry to UMass

Sex-obsessed British comedian Russell Brand came to the Mullins Center on Saturday, pulling characteristic antics and poking fun at audience members throughout.

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Comedian Russell Brand plans UMass takeover

The stand-up comedian, film star and author is stopping at the Mullins Center on Saturday as part of his “Keeping It Simple Tour.”

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Calling all confectionary creeps: sweetening the deal with kids

For all those friendly, child-hunting, white van-owning criminals, we have provided a list of candies favored by kids and all their particular advantages.

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Jeff Dunham throws his voice at the Mullins Center

Joined onstage by his notorious stable of ventriloquist dummies, Jeff Dunham entertained audiences at the Mullins Center Thursday night.

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Jeff Dunham to Control Chaos at Mullins

Comedic pupeteer Jeff Dunham is stopping at the Mullins Center for his “Controlled Chaos” tour on Thursday, October 19. Dunham will be accompanied by his outlandishly inappropriate five-member puppet gang.

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UMass hosts local, nation-wide improv talents

On April 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m., comedians from across the country took the stage in Bartlett 65 to showcase their comedic talents and create a room full of laughter and smiles.

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Semester off to a Sketchy start

The Sketch-22 crowd was simmering with excitement last Saturday night, as a packed house rushed to find seats in the already-jammed Herter 231 auditorium.

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Black takes a chill pill

The infamously angry Lewis Black calms things down for the Calvin Theater in Northampton for back-to-back shows last Friday and Saturday. Touring with John Bowman, Black is rounding out his “In God We Rust” tour.

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Lewis Black is back in the Pioneer Valley

He’s loud, he’s opinionated and he’s back in the area for two shows on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Calvin Theater in Northampton. Tickets are still available for $47.50.

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Daniel Tosh of Tosh.O Touring This Way

Daniel Tosh will be performing this Wednesday at the Mullins Center. Audiences can expect an energetic, at least partially improvised performance from the star of Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0.”

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