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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut

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The Massachusetts House and Senate restored $5.25 million for the university system nearly two weeks after Governor Charlie Baker cut it from the state budget.

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Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure

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Governor’s decision brings allocation for the university system back in line with his initial proposal.

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UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students

Prince Hall in the Southwest Residential Area is equipped with two gender-inclusive bathrooms with showers. Other buildings on campus also have gender-inclusive bathrooms without showers. (Collegian File Photo)

The Title IX compliant regulation was approved last fall and went into effect in the spring semester.

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Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies

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Normand Berlin, a professor emeritus of English and integral contributor to the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, died on Monday, after over 40 years of service to the University of Massachusetts community. He was 83. Berlin retired from teaching in 1995, following a 40-year career at UMass. During his time he traveled throughout the world on exchange and summer programs, teaching at Harvard University, the University of Hawaii and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He was also the director of the Oxford Summer seminar in 1988 and 1991. Prior to his stint at the UMass, Berlin…

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UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71

Bartlett Hall, home of the English Department. (Collegian File Photo)

The distinguished professor in the English department and acclaimed poet died Wednesday evening.

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State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million

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The bill now awaits approval from both chambers and Governor Charlie Baker.

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Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast

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According to a report, the state medical examiner determined the 21-year-old UMass student died from blood clots which may have resulted from the use of birth control.

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Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law

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Preparation for visa renewal process and faculty and staff trainings in export control laws to be instituted.

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Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison

Hampshire County Courthouse
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King, the second defendant in the 2012 gang rape, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated rape last week.

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Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide

A large colorful pride banner is displayed in the Boys Town nieghborhood on June 26, 2015 in Chicago. The Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry nationwide without regard to their state's laws. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

The 5-4 opinion, written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, will stand as a landmark in civil rights law and culminates a two-decade struggle for gays and lesbians to win marriage equality under the Constitution.

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Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case

Pierpont Residence Hall in the Southwest Residential Area. (Collegian File Photo)

Twenty-one-year-old Pittsfield native Justin King awaits sentencing on Monday. Two of the men accused of raping the former UMass student have now been found guilty.

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Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’

FBI mugshot of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  A federal judge formally sentenced Tsarnaev on Wednesday for the Boston Marathon bombing.

A judge formally sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to six death sentences and 10 terms of life in prison on Wednesday.

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King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape

Hampshire County Courthouse
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Jury deliberations begin in the second of four trials involving the alleged rape in Pierpont Hall in October of 2012. The first codefendant, Emmanuel Bile, was sentenced to eight to 10 years in state prison in March.

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Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student

Hannah Frilot during her time at UMass. (Michelle Mandeau)

The family of Hannah Frilot reportedly seeks money to cover court costs, loss of their daughter’s future earnings and compensatory and punitive damages.

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Opening statements delivered, first witnesses called in second trial for alleged 2012 gang rape at UMass

Hampshire County Courthouse
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Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape.

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UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees

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The board approved a “contingency” vote Wednesday as UMass awaits funding from the state for the 2016 year.

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Jury selection begins Monday in second gang rape trial

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy at an October 2012 press conference about the alleged gang rape. (Collegian File Photo)

Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a former UMass student.

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Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms

UMass President Robert Caret
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The SAAC is in the process of drafting and distributing a letter to major players within Massachusetts asking for their support as students hope to minimize the damage of possible tuition and student fee increases.

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Alumna and next director of Brooklyn Museum Anne Pasternak ‘created her own path’

The Brooklyn Museum in 2008. It is the second largest art museum in New York.

The 50-year-old UMass graduate will be the first female head of the second largest art museum in New York City.

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UMass graduate crowned head of 600-year-old Indian kingdom

The Mysore Palace, India (photo - Jim Ankan Deka)

Yaduveer Wadiyar is prepared to focus on environmental and cultural issues in Mysore.

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