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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

UMass women’s lacrosse advances to quarterfinal of NCAA tournament -

May 16, 2016

UMass baseball outlasts Rhode Island in series finale behind strong pitching of Brandon Walsh -

May 15, 2016

Eileen McDonald’s overtime goal advances UMass women’s lacrosse in NCAA tournament -

May 14, 2016

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

May 14, 2016

UMass baseball falls in first-ever Division I matchup with UMass Lowell 7-3 -

May 11, 2016

UMass baseball gets shut out in nonconference matchup with UConn -

May 10, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse tops Richmond, wins eighth straight Atlantic 10 championship -

May 9, 2016

UMass baseball salvages last game of weekend series with Richmond behind strong eighth inning -

May 9, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse beats St. Joe’s, advance to Atlantic 10 championship game -

May 7, 2016

Lack of offense plagues UMass baseball in game two of doubleheader with Fordham -

May 1, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse tops Davidson 12-5 on Senior Day -

May 1, 2016

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

May 1, 2016

Former UMass wide receiver Tajae Sharpe selected in fifth round of 2016 NFL Draft -

April 30, 2016

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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UMass Meditation Labyrinth aims to help students eliminate stress during finals

Mirei Seki/Daily Collegian)

The sun-powered relaxation device was on display behind the Integrated Learning Center.

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Chabad House hosts Seders for all members of the UMass community

Edsel Little/Flickr)

Students celebrate the beginning of Passover over the weekend.

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Faculty and musicians celebrate John H. Bracey Jr.’s retirement

Courtesy of UMass Amherst)

Chair of the University of Massachusetts Afro-American Studies Department is remembered through stories and music Thursday evening.

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UMass GOP to host discussion on political correctness

(Collegian File Photo)

College Republicans will host a panel discussion featuring Christina Hoff Somers, Milo Yiannopoulos and Steven Crowder at 7 p.m. on April 25 in Bowker Auditorium.

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Chabad House to host Seder dinners Friday, Saturday to celebrate Passover

Collegian File Photo

Jewish students who may not have time to attend a regular-length Seder and non-Jews interested in learning about Passover may attend 90-minute Seder dinners at Chabad House in Amherst.

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