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Cale Makar selected to play for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championships -

December 15, 2017

UMass men’s basketball looks to remain undefeated at home when Georgia comes to town -

December 15, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

“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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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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