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UMass football boasts young, balanced rushing attack going into 2016 season -

August 9, 2016

UMass football looks to add more size, depth on defensive side heading into 2016 -

August 9, 2016

UMass football gets back in action with start of training camp -

August 9, 2016

UMass football coach Mark Whipple announces Ross Comis as starting quarterback, transfer Andrew Ford close behind -

August 8, 2016

Amherst PD to encourage registering off-campus parties with implementation of Party Smart Registration program -

July 23, 2016

UMass Board of Trustees votes 11-2 to raise tuition and fees an average of 5.8 percent -

July 14, 2016

Mike Stone announces retirement following 2017 season -

July 13, 2016

‘Warcraft’ delivers a likeable mess -

July 5, 2016

Former UMass field hockey coach Carla Tagliente accepts job at Princeton -

June 29, 2016

50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies -

June 16, 2016

Four former Minutemen depart from UMass hockey program -

June 14, 2016

Boston Calling 2016 delivers rousing farewell to City Hall Plaza -

June 2, 2016

Sufjan Stevens unearths quirk at Boston Calling -

June 2, 2016

The Collegian live tweets Boston Calling -

May 28, 2016

UMass baseball finishes season with sweep over George Mason -

May 22, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse falls in NCAA quarterfinal -

May 22, 2016

‘Green Room’ is a bloody blast of survival horror -

May 21, 2016

DaLuz: Boston Celtics stuck trudging in the mud -

May 18, 2016

Despite tallying double-digit hits, UMass baseball falls to Fairfield Tuesday afternoon -

May 17, 2016

Radiohead returns to the top with gorgeous, illuminating ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ -

May 16, 2016

Amherst PD to encourage registering off-campus parties with implementation of Party Smart Registration program

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Program will control noise complaints and help with understaffing, says Amherst PD Capt. Jennifer Gundersen.

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UMass Board of Trustees votes 11-2 to raise tuition and fees an average of 5.8 percent

Daily Collegian/Stephanie DiCarlo

The meeting was previously scheduled in June but was delayed by the Board on June 8 so the vote could be taken after the Massachusetts state budget was finalized.

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Motorist who struck and killed UMass student Hannah Frilot given four years of supervised probation on plea deal

Daily Collegian/Stephanie DiCarlo

Cynthia May, an Orleans resident, pled guilty to negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies

(Katherine Mayo/Daily Collegian)

Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.

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UMPD investigating thefts in Sycamore Hall

Daily Collegian/Katherine Mayo

Five individuals reported having cash stolen from them in the building

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UMass expected to divest from fossil fuels after Board of Directors unanimous vote

Daily Collegian/Shannon Broderick

AMHERST– By a unanimous vote from the University of Massachusetts Foundation’s Board of Directors, UMass will become the first major public university to divest its direct investments in fossil fuel companies, according to the school’s press release. In mid April, hundreds of University of Massachusetts students held a sit-in inside the Whitmore Administration Building, demanding the university cut its investments in fossil fuels. The protest lasted eight nonconsecutive days and over 30 students were arrested for trespassing on the property. Today, their efforts have been rewarded. “This action is consistent with the principles that have guided our university since its Land Grant inception…

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UMass to include vote for divestment of fossil fuels at next Board of Trustees meeting

Daily Collegian/Judith Gibson-Okunieff

The University of Massachusetts divested its endowment from direct holdings in fossil fuels today, according to a press release sent by the UMass Foundation, becoming the first major public university to do so. The decision was made after a unanimous vote by the Board of Directors of the UMass Foundation, an organization which oversees and arranges the endowment of UMass. In April eight days of demonstrations from the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign resulted in the arrest of 34 participants for refusing to leave the Whitmore Administration Building. The Whitmore sit-in led to a commitment from UMass system President Marty…

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Friends and family of Jonathan Shaw remember him as tremendously generous and considerate

Family of Jonathan Shaw

After University of Massachusetts student Jonathan Shaw’s death, students who met him through the Coalition to End Rape Culture recalled Shaw as an extremely empathetic and considerate friend. Shaw, a 24 year old senior from Newton majoring in Mathematics who was the conflict mediator and vice president of CERC, was found dead in his Lewis Hall dormitory room on April 27 after police responded to a well-being check. “I know so many people who said ‘Jon is always there for me’” said Josie Pinto, a rising junior who studies public health and women, gender and sexuality studies. “Everything he did…

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12 UMass students face possible arrests in connection to an alleged bad LSD trip

(Collegian file photo)

Bethlehem Police say charges for drug and underage alcohol possession are currently pending.

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Thousands attend annual Extravaganja event in Northampton

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Thousands of people came out this Saturday to the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton to see live musical performances and to support the cause of legalizing cannabis at the 25th annual Extravaganja.

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Two arrested after report of aggravated robbery in Washington Hall last night

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Two of three suspects were taken into UMPD custody as the two arrested suspects were found in possession of knives

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Stockbridge Fraternity hosts luau to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis relief

Bridget Higgins/Daily Collegian

Members of Alpha Tau Gamma say they wanted to use the event to improve their image in the neighborhood

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UMass Faculty Senate votes against sponsoring a motion supporting the discontinuation of the University’s football program

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

The motion would have urged Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, UMass system President Marty Meehan and the University’s Board of Trustees to discontinue Division I football and was defeated by a vote of 26-14.

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UMass geoscience graduate student dies

(Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian)

Aaron Beltzer, from Wayne, New Jersey, died off campus on Wednesday

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UMass student found dead in dormitory room

Daily Collegian File Photo)

Jonathan Shaw passed away in his room in Lewis Hall on Wednesday morning.

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UMass announces new School of Earth and Sustainability

(Daily Collegian Archives)

UMass announced the launch of a new School of Earth and Sustainability, a partnership within the College of Natural Sciences between the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Geosciences and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.

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UMass Cannabis Reform Coalition to host Extravaganja Saturday

(Cade Belisle/ Daily Collegian)

UMCRC is hosting its 25th annual Extravaganja in new location at Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton.

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Ice cream social to benefit colon cancer research, Emily Skubisz

(Daily Collegian Archives)

In honor of her late godfather Mariusz Skubisz, University of Massachusetts student Cassidy Kotyla has coordinated an ice cream social to raise money for cancer research, and to support Skubisz’s daughter Emily.

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Panelists criticize political correctness at UMass GOP event

(Katherine Mayo/Daily Collegian)

A group of speakers hosted by the UMass Republican Club draws both supporters and protesters Monday night at Bowker Auditorium.

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Amherst Police Log: April 22 to 24

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

One person crashes into a parked vehicle, while another man was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Northampton Road.

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