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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

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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Stars shine for autism benefit show

Tonight Comedy Central will air its third biennial “Night of Too Many Stars,” an autism benefit show aimed at raising money for autism education and research programs. The show will feature a live telecast from LA as well as a pre-taped New York show from Oct. 2.

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Thrive Project comedy show a success

Comedians come out in full force at the Montague Elks Lodge in Turners Falls on Saturday to benefit the Thrive Project. Eugene Mirman, Michael Showalter, A.D. Miles, and Leo Allen performed to raise money for the non-profit organization assisting adults through tutoring, mentoring, and similar services.

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Mirman ‘Thrives’ to bring laughter to Turners Falls

Hampshire College alumnus Eugene Mirman is performing in Turners Falls, Mass. Saturday night to raise money for The Thrive Project. Comedian Michale Showalter, known mainly for his role in “Wet Hot American Summer” will also perform at the event.

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Comedy Jam brings something to laugh about

This past weekend, Student Valley Productions hosted their 14th annual Comedy Jam, aptly titled “Comedy Bowl XIV”. With a total of 15 performers over a span of two night showings, this year’s Comedy Jam was surely one to be remembered. With acts ranging from stand-up to musical comedy and everything in between, each piece managed to draw raucous laughs from a packed crowd two nights in a row.

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14th annual Comedy Jam in a Bowl

This weekend, Student Valley Productions will host its annual Comedy Jam at the University of Massachusetts. After its 14 years of production, the event promises record attendance. It will center on a football theme, and will be aptly titled, “Comedy Bowl XIV.”

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Daily Show exec pursues career in stand-up

Rory Albanese is an executive producer for “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. Now he is pursuing a more active career in stand-up comedy in addition to writing and producing for the show.

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