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UMass women’s basketball rolls over Fisher College 121-38 in a record setting affair -

December 10, 2017

Hailey Leidel catches fire, breaks program record for 3-pointer’s in 121-38 victory over Fisher College -

December 10, 2017

Hockey Notebook: Jake Gaudet beginning to find his rhythm with UMass hockey -

December 10, 2017

Pipkins’ scoring outburst leads UMass past Providence -

December 9, 2017

Second half run leads UMass men’s basketball over Providence -

December 9, 2017

Students vote ‘yes’ for Student Union renovations -

December 8, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 7, 2017

Writer and Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King speaks at Amherst College -

December 7, 2017

UMass has best defensive performance of year against Holy Cross -

December 7, 2017

Hampshire College student built a house from scratch for refugees -

December 7, 2017

Smith College’s Jandon Center reaches out to University of Puerto Rico professors -

December 7, 2017

Makar, Ferraro pegged to Team Canada’s World Junior Championship selection camp roster -

December 7, 2017

UMass women’s basketball returns to Mullins after successful Texas road trip -

December 7, 2017

UMass women’s basketball hopes to keep turning defense into offense -

December 7, 2017

The GOP tax bill is detrimental to college students -

December 7, 2017

Does hate have a home at UMass? -

December 7, 2017

Can students protest on campus? -

December 7, 2017

‘Cuba and the Cameraman’ is an unprecedented look at Cuba over 50 years through some of its ordinarily special denizens -

December 7, 2017

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is one of 2017’s best pictures -

December 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball comes away with 64-50 win over Holy Cross -

December 6, 2017

Latest Justice for Jason court hearing set for April 1

The Committee for Justice for Jason announced on Friday that a previously scheduled hearing in the two-year-old criminal case against Jason Vassell has been rescheduled for this Thursday, April 1.

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UMass seeks new president

The University of Massachusetts system is looking for a new president. In the wake of current President Jack Wilson’s March 1 announcement that he would step down effective June 2011, the University announced Thursday that it has formed a Committee to search for the system’s next president.

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Governor Patrick holds economic summit meeting at UMass

Along with several staff members and other economics experts, Governor Deval Patrick attended the Pioneer Valley Regional Economic Summit meeting last Friday to assess, among other topics, the state of public education following the recession.

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Crime Log for March 9 through 22

UMass Police Department kept busy over the spring break vacation making several student arrests involving drug possession and disorderly conduct.

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UMass cautions safety with pedestrian awareness campaign

Officials at the University of Massachusetts have launched a campaign of pedestrian awareness for the spring semester titled “R U Ready 2 Stop?,” of which they hope along with engineering studies and increased enforcement of traffic laws, will help curb the rate of auto accidents on campus caused by distracted drivers and pedestrians.

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University Health Services receives three-year honor

Following an extensive review process, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, recognizing the organization’s excellence in offering high-quality healthcare services.

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Bleacher Report names Minuteman Marching Band among top in nation

Sports news web site bleacherreport.com’s Geoffrey Tanner named the Minuteman Marching Band among the six best college athletics bands in the nation.

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UMass spends record $489 million on research in 2009

After a record $54 million rise from 2008, research spending hit an all-time high of $489.1 million at the University of Massachusetts last year, according to an announcement from UMass yesterday.

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UMass named to President’s service honor roll

UMass has earned a spot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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University set to test emergency notification system

The campus will be conducting a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts emergency notification system today between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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SGA candidates debate, voting begins today

Vying for votes in today’s election, candidates for president and student trustee of the Student Government Association debated last night in the Student Union Ballroom at the University of Massachusetts.

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Buried Alive: UMass students struggle with more debt than ever

Students continue to struggle with rising debt. A new plan from the Obama administration could offer relief to student borrowers but this proposal faces stiff opposition from banking lobbies.

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Students to start Campus Shared Agriculture program for UMass community

Students taking a class in the department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences are planning to create a Campus Shared Agriculture (CSA) program at the University of Massachusetts Extension Farm in South Deerfield.

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Campus organizations celebrate International Women’s Day

The Everywoman’s Center, the Women of Color Leadership Network and the GSS Graduate Women’s Network hosted an event Monday celebrating International Women’s Day.

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District Attorney’s office discusses UMass rape situation

The county’s district attorney’s office did not comment on a sexual assault case recently mishandled by campus administrators, but an official there said Friday that most instances of sexual assault require the victim’s consent and willingness to testify in court for the case to move toward prosecution.

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Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

Amherst law enforcement officials are hopeful that a shorter spring schedule this academic year will lead to a reduction in instances of drinking and partying-related incidents.

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Post office burglar delivered to jail

Amherst Police officers responding to the United States Post Office located on 141 North Pleasant St. arrested a UMass student for allegedly breaking and entering into the building.

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UM: No ‘magic bullet’ to regain trust after rape case mishandling (Video)

At an emotional, one-hour discussion, campus administrators were challenged Thursday with questions on how and why a student who reportedly confessed to raping a UMass alum during the fall received “too light” of a punishment.

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Students take action on March 4 to defend education

Thursday saw large scale protests as students at the University of Massachusetts participated in the March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education.
Students met Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Student Union and planned out their demonstration.

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Life after college offers both challenge and opportunity

Undergraduate commencement is just over two months away, and the big question remains: do you know what you are doing after college?

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