March 30, 2015

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Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

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UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

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Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

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East Village explosion painful, revealing -

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Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

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Lessons learned from a boy band -

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Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

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UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

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UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

(Courtesy of UMass)

John A. Hird has been interim dean of SBS since April 2014. His new position will be effective April 1.

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality

Professor Suzanne Mettler. (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Suzanne Mettler shared her research on higher education funding and socioeconomic inequality Thursday.

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Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Judge instructs jury to also consider a lesser charge of rape in its deliberations. Bile has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape.

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UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

MakerBot Innovation Center on third floor of Du Bois is the first of its kind and promises to have wide ranging use for students and faculty.

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Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex

Bile takes the witness stand during his trial on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Emmanuel T. Bile Jr., 21, of Pittsfield, is the first of four men to be tried for allegedly taking part in a 2012 gang rape in Pierpont Hall in the Southwest Residential Area at the University of Massachusetts.

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For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian) (Andrew Wglinski and Eli Baer warm up with basic juggling techniques.)

UMass Juggling Club combines art and socializing to teach the love of the craft.

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UMass to hold suicide awareness walk

(James Coller/Flickr)

Out of Darkness will provide participants with support forum and will raise money for ongoing suicide prevention research and programming.

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UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford

Ryan Bamford speaks to friends, family, colleagues, students, athletes, and the media as he steps into the role of athletic director of the University of Massachusetts. (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

The University announced the hiring of Bamford Tuesday, who will become the seventh permanent athletic director in UMass history.

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Dash & Dine race raises funds for Amherst Survival Center

UMass Dining held its fifth annual 5k Dash and Dine to benefit the Amherst Survival Center in 2014.
(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Organizers of the annual event aim to top last year’s donations and number of participants.

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Palestinian political analyst gives lecture on the ‘BDS Imperative’

Yousef Munayyer, a Palestinian American gives a lecture on why imposing costs on Israel is necessary. (Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Yousef Munayyer encouraged the international community to boycott Israeli businesses, Jewish Israelis to stand in solidarity with Palestinians.

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UMass names Ryan Bamford as next athletic director

(Collegian file photo)

A formal press conference to announce the hiring of Bamford, who is currently an associate athletic director at Georgia Tech, is expected Tuesday.

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Amherst resident runs charity for foster children out of her garage

(Isaac Burke/Daily Collegian)

Noryn Resnick is helping provide clothes, toys and even prom dresses to foster kids in the surrounding area.

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APD officers to receive training for responding to mental health crises

(Zoe Mervine/Daily Collegian)

The grant is part of statewide and national efforts to better equip police to handle a variety of situations.

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UMass organizes ‘active threat exercise’ on campus

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

The Office of Emergency Management held an active shooter training in Franklin Dining Commons as part of emergency response training Thursday.

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Barrett/Barbosa ticket unofficially wins 2015 SGA election, Emily O’Neil elected student trustee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

All three ballot questions regarding future increase of student fees passed by a substantial margin.

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SGA presidential and vice presidential debates address campus-wide issues, despite low turnout and missing ticket

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates spoke about issues regarding tuition and fees, transparency and SGA reforms.

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Humanizing the UMass campus

(Courtesy of Nicholas Vigneau)

Humans of UMass Amherst project puts face and stories to a ‘cool’ student body.

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SGA President working on creating a dialogue between students and Town of Amherst

(Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian)

Plan to address ‘disarray’ and ‘strained relationships’ expected to be in place by April.

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Amherst Brewing Company and Hangar Pub and Grill set to merge this summer

(Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian)

New ownership plans to cater ABC to the residents of Amherst.

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International Relations Club sparks interests across disciplines

(Alex Lindsay/Daily Collegian)

The organization engages the campus and surrounding community through different events, like the UMass Model UN conference, which brings several hundred high school students to campus for debate.

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