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Hot outside shooting leads UMass over Georgia -

December 16, 2017

Minutemen knock off Georgia for big statement win -

December 16, 2017

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

“A Serious Man” is a Serious Success

The figure of the “nebbish” has had a long and proud history in film. Ranging from Woody Allen’s entire pre-Mia Farrow divorce output to Paul Giamatti’s portrayal of Harvey Pekar, the neurotic Jewish male has long held interest for filmmakers.

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Bad Plus brings unconventional sound to Iron Horse

The Bad Plus might be considered a piano trio, maybe a progressive band or possibly a jazz fusion group.

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Japanese cuisine for the savoring

Arigato, a quaint Japanese restaurant and sushi bar, was the perfect prescription for my Berkshire Dining Commons blues. Located at 11 North Pleasant Street, Arigato caters to a wide audience.

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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again…and again and again

For most people “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a film to see once a year for Halloween. This is not the case for the Come Again Players of South Hadley, Mass. Every Saturday at midnight, this troupe of everyday locals transform into the characters from the cult classic.

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Neighborhood deli butters up the locals

With shelves of bakery items displayed neatly in the windows and a crowd of customers waiting to indulge in one, or a few of the many delicious items on the menu, the Black Sheep Deli exudes Amherst.

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HASA auctions off a night on the town

There’s just one word to describe the Haitian American Student Association (HASA) Date Auction last Thursday night: hot. Between the crowds crammed into the Herter Annex Thursday night and the physiques of those volunteering to be auctioned off, the HASA Date Auction was sweltering.

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Hova rocks the Mullins Center

Where were you last night? If you weren’t at the Mullins Center, you missed a show your friends will be talking about for years and years to come after Jay-Z had fans on their feet in the packed stadium.

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Slideshow: Jay-Z at the Mullins Center

A slideshow of last night’s Jay Z performance at the Mullins Center.

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Portugal. The Man shows IHEG a good time

Sarah Palin has given Americans the wrong idea about Alaska. Not everyone that hails from Wasilla is a baby-popping hockey mom. In fact, some of them play music.

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October Squash

Andrew Sheridan explains the many uses for pumpkins, including a recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread.

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“New Moon” soundtrack fails to dazzle

Kate MacDonald breaks down the “New Moon” soundtrack track-by-track. While the soundtrack is entertaining, monotony and predictability will prevent this anthology from being a lasting hit.

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White Rabbits rock The Basement

The White Rabbits shook The Basement to its core on Tuesday night, giving the
fervent crowd an intensely energetic performance free of charge.

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Post-Cold War View on “West Side Story”

Throughout October, Amherst Cinema will be screening three classic films from the 1950s: “Rebel Without a Cause,” “West Side Story,” and “Jailhouse Rock.” The films are being shown as part of an exhibition entitled, “The 1950s: Cold War Culture and the Birth of The Cool.”

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Starling on Sex: Clichés come true

Jessica Starling-Jones answers the question she gets all the time: What makes her so cynical about relationships?

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“Om Shanti Om” Enchants Amherst Cinema

The theater at Amherst Cinema was packed almost to capacity this past Sunday at 1 p.m., a sign of an audience buzzing with anticipation for the special screening of Farah Khan’s 2007 Bollywood box-office hit “Om Shanti Om,” presented by the Asian Arts and Culture Program.

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Bright Star: a visual masterpiece that captures eternal love and fleeting life

Named after one of his well-known poems, the film “Bright Star” is based on the true story of John Keats, an English poet in the Romantic movement, as seen through the eyes of his love, Miss Fanny Brawne.

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Seasonal Treats on a College Budget

If you love sweets raise your hand! As the cold crisp air creeps through the University of Massachusetts campus and midterms roll around, everyone could use a healthy indulgence alongside a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

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Poetic talent portrayed at Amherst Cinema

Amherst Cinema was center stage for three recognized poets last Thursday night. The event was presented by the University of Massachusetts Juniper Initiative for Arts and Action, the UMass Fine Arts Center and the Going Public Contemporary Literature series. The cinema was full of over 150 poetry enthusiasts, made up of students, graduate students and area locals, to hear the work of James Haug, Ellen Doré Watson and James Tate.

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Rip them to shreds: dirty looks, hapless killer elicit more laughs than scares in slasher remake

“The Stepfather” is meant to be a horror movie. It’s obvious that what happens on screen is supposed to be scary. But it’s all tired, old clichés that have already been seen. A four-year old with a crippling anxiety disorder wouldn’t be frightened by this movie.

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Jonze knows ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

The film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s beloved picture book “Where the Wild Things Are” is not quite a story for children, but more a story of childhood. The movie is dark, troubling and often violent, and may be too intense and unsettling for young children.

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