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Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

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

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

December 11, 2017

‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

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Celebrity culture could be a part of the problem -

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Mulligan’s defense, rebounding helps push Minutewomen past Saint Peters -

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Gaudet’s power play goal clinches 2-1 victory over Union for UMass hockey -

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The department of Judaic Studies makes a disappointing decision -

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The merits of print journalism shouldn’t be overlooked -

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Tips to help manage stress during finals -

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‘Coco’ is a colorful movie with a refreshing culture -

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UMass women’s basketball rolls over Fisher College 121-38 in a record setting affair -

December 10, 2017

Hailey Leidel catches fire, breaks program record for 3-pointer’s in 121-38 victory over Fisher College -

December 10, 2017

Hockey Notebook: Jake Gaudet beginning to find his rhythm with UMass hockey -

December 10, 2017

Pipkins’ scoring outburst leads UMass past Providence -

December 9, 2017

Second half run leads UMass men’s basketball over Providence -

December 9, 2017

Students vote ‘yes’ for Student Union renovations -

December 8, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 7, 2017

Writer and Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King speaks at Amherst College -

December 7, 2017

Crowd Finds “No Need to Argue” at Cranberries Show

Rocking music, a raucous crowd and drunken fans being arrested in the middle of the venue means just another night at an Irish band’s concert.

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Doughty is ‘Doubly Gratifying’

‘Busting up a Starbucks’ on the way to a Mike Doughty show is something every fan should do at least once. Fortunately, there is a Starbucks just one street away from the Iron Horse in Northampton, where Doughty played The Question Jar Show on Thursday, November 12.

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Coco before she was France’s Mademoiselle

We are all familiar with the Chanel logo, the iconic image of the two C’s intertwined. Department stores internationally sell the famous Chanel #5, while the authentic handbags are sold at a price range that extends up to $3,500.

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Local farmer plows his own course

Although it is a cool and rainy November morning, local farmer John Spineti is still at his stand at the Amherst farmer’s market tending to the many people looking to purchase some of his renowned potatoes.

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Slideshow: Cirque Mechanics in a Birdhouse Factory

Cirque Mechanics in a Birdhouse Factory came to the Fine Arts Center on Tuesday night for a fun-filled circus made up of former members of Cirque du Soleil, Pickle Family Circus, and the Moscow Circus.

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90s hit makers to reunite in Boston

Incorporating an infusion of Irish music, rock, pop and grunge, The Cranberries wrote some of the most popular songs worldwide in the 1990s. The band, however, went on a hiatus in 2003, citing the need for each individual to branch out into their own solo career. Now, for the first time in years, The Cranberries will play in Boston tonight, Friday, Nov. 13th at 7:30 p.m. at The Orpheum.

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“A Christmas Carol” is an early season hit

Everyone, young and old, knows the story behind Robert Zemeckis’ new 3-D adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” A mean, money hungry, old man Scrooge, is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve. His old partner Jacob Marley comes to warn him about what his night will hold, and he’s followed soon after by the three ghosts of Christmas: past, present and yet to come.

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Raekwon and Sean P drop legendary beats in Noho

In a venue smaller than the basketball court at UMass’s new recreation center, two artists of legendary and epic proportions loomed larger than life over a crowd of true hip-hop fans. It was an event with intimate feeling; a feeling felt only when fans witness their heroes performing songs that have become anthems of an underground culture. For a few hours, gods of the rap game fed off the energy and raw emotion from the crowd, powerfully performing hip-hop classics, old and new. It was night of ecstasy and awesomeness for real fans of hip-hop. It was magical.

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Steven Kellogg catches ‘The Bear’

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers are really starting to catch that bear. The Sixers’ new album, “The Bear,” which hit stores in September, addresses the many trials and tribulations of life, as well as the chronological progression from being a teenager to middle aged.

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Faux four a fan favorite

The Calvin Theater was alive with the spirit of 60s on Saturday night when 1964 the Tribute brought the sounds of the Beatles to the Northampton stage. Named the “best Beatles tribute band in the world” by Rolling Stones Magazine, 1964 the Tribute recaptured the experience of the early Beatles for the audience…

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Mike Doughty to play at Iron Horse

Mike Doughty, former front-man of the New York based alternative rock group Soul Coughing and currently an independent artist, will play at Northampton’s Iron Horse this Thursday as a part of his 2009 tour, The Question Jar Show.

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DIY: Dry skin remedy

As you may already have noticed on your face, hands and legs, dry skin season (formerly known as “winter”) is upon us. Its arrival is feared by many – people who may not have the cash flow for a decent moisturizer to help their now scaly, flaky skin recover from the damage of cold winter days. My family gets it bad every year, particularly my younger brother, who used to wake up in the morning with his knuckles chapped and bleeding. This, of course, was before he found a moisturizer that worked for him. Like a lot of girls, I…

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Rob Thomas plays “smooth” Wang show

Carolina liar and One Republic opened for Rob Thomas last Monday at the Citi Performing Arts Center (Wang Theatre) in Boston.

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Students clean up butts

Don’t like cigarette butts cluttering up your campus? Neither do the University of Massachusetts students who volunteered last Sunday to collect stray ones across campus for the fourth annual “No Butts About It” event.

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No cushion for the pushin’ in pokey phallic fable

With its sparse length of only nine pages, thick cardboard pages and bright, bold illustrations reminiscent of a children’s story – “Penis Pokey” has a 1 ¾ inch hole cut out of its middle, inviting male readers to fill in what is missing from each picture: their man parts.

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Fresh-faced youngsters play for fellow fresh-faced youngsters at NoHo’s Iron Horse

Fresh faced local rockers Who Shot Hollywood headlined a show at Pearl Street for a crowd that was pretty young themselves, where lots of shaggy haired, middle-schoolers abounded, relishing a night where they could rock out free from parental supervision.

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Dan Deacon highlights Pearl Street

When Dan Deacon invades the Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton tonight, the stage will be empty.

Audience members will find the 28-year-old Deacon out amongst his people, clutching his synthesizer set-up, white knuckled, as he whips the crowd to a near psychotic frenzy.

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Rob Thomas set to rock Boston on heels of new album

Tonight, Rob Thomas will take the stage at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston to sing songs from his new album “Cradlesong.” Audience members can expect to hear hits from his multi-platinum debut “…Something to Be,” as well as Matchbox 20 hits, the band from which Thomas got his fame. Thomas is set to perform after this summer’s breakout band One Republic opens the show at 7:30 p.m.

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The Blind Boys of Alabama, “Duets”

The Blind Boys of Alabama formed their singing group 70 years ago, and have been performing and recording gospel music ever since. “Duets,” their newest release, anthologizes the past 15 years of these collaborations in 14 tracks, three of which were recorded solely for this album.

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Raekwon to bring gritty hip-hop to Pearl Street

This Saturday night, Nov. 7th, at 9 p.m., Raekwon “the Chef”, Sean Price and Hendersin will be playing at the Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton.

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