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Struggles with special teams sinks UMass hockey -

October 21, 2017

UMass hockey drops second of the year in 3-1 loss to Ohio State -

October 20, 2017

Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

October 19, 2017

UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

October 19, 2017

2017 Hockey Special Issue -

October 19, 2017

International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

October 19, 2017

Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

October 19, 2017

Californian students react to wildfires back home -

October 19, 2017

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

October 19, 2017

Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

October 19, 2017

Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

October 19, 2017

Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

October 19, 2017

Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

October 19, 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Career Fairs begin today

This week will bring a host of career fairs to the University of Massachusetts.

Today is the Asian Latino African Native American (ALANA) career fair, which will be held in the Student Union ballroom from 1 to 5 p.m.

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SGA revises third bill to pass online elections

University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association’s administrative affairs committee will take a look at what is now the third bill involving the installation of online voting.

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Interim Vice Chancellor Jean Kim looking to claim position permanently

Dr. Jean Kim, the interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life, would like to take over the position on a permanent basis.

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Alumni Margaret A. Jablonski hopes to get appointment and come “full circle”

Former alum and faculty member Margaret A. Jablonski believes her experience at UNC-Chapel Hill makes her qualified for the vice chancellor of student affairs and campus life position.

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MASSPIRG urges better recycling in the Commonwealth

The UMass chapter of MASSPIRG will hold a kickoff event Feb. 3 on campus, officially launching a project to improve the nearly 30-year-old Bottle Bill for recycling in the state.

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Crime Log: Jan. 29-31

The weekend of Friday Jan. 29 through Sunday Jan. 31 proved a busy one for UMPD having made several arrests on alcohol and drug related charges involving UMass students.

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Board of Higher Education approves law school plan

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the creation of a public law school to be located at UMass Dartmouth. The law program will open this September.

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Haiti: Not just a natural disaster

The recent tragedy in Haiti was analyzed from a historical and academic viewpoint on Friday afternoon by students, faculty, and members of the community. The conference, titled “Haiti: Not (just) a Natural Disaster/ Solidarity with Haiti”, was organized by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies.

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Branding campaign hopes to erase “ZooMass” stereotype

Attempting to rid itself from the “ZooMass” party reputation, the University of Massachusetts has started a new branding campaign, which attempts to create an image that students and alumni can be proud of.

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Commencement Ball

The 13th annual Commencement Ball, an annual event for graduating seniors and hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), will be held on Friday, May 7, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The formal gala will be one of four possible themes: ‘Brazilian Carnival,’ ‘Fire and Ice,’ ‘Around the World’ and ‘Circus.’ Now, for the first time in years, seniors will have the option to vote for their favorite Commencement Ball theme.

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Mass. native recounts Haiti aftermath, relief efforts

Peter Kapiloff, a 27-year-old from Williamstown, Mass., visited campus Friday evening to describe the unforgettable things he witnessed in the first hours after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this month.

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Public Agenda study cites high tuition costs for college drop-out rate

A recent study by Public Agenda, a nonprofit group, cites the rising cost of higher education as the number one reason as to why more college students are dropping out of school.

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PHENOM rallies support for public higher education

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts or PHENOM, came to the University of Massachusetts on Sunday, Jan. 31 to kick-off their initiative to raise investment on higher education and lower costs to students.

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New project hopes to turn Southwest from concrete jungle to urban oasis

The Southwest residence area of the University of Massachusetts has been called the concrete jungle by students for years, but that wilderness is now planned to turn from barren cityscape to college metropolis, ripe with vegetation.

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Members of Student Government Association plan new course

Last night, members of the Student Government Association passed a resolution to support a proposed course designed specifically for SGA members.

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Gov. Patrick releases 2011 budget; UMass spared cuts

With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.

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UMass scientist bakes for cyber security discoveries

Cyber Security expert Kevin Fu will address young people at the Hong Kong 2010 “Make a Difference” conference about how hobbies, such as baking, stimulate creativity.

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UMass Psychologists host ADHD counseling for families

A new study offers weekly group sessions for parents with hyperactive pre-school children which will include coping strategies for handling emotional outbursts.

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UMass Crime Log: Jan. 21-25

The first week back on the UMass campus proved a busy week for UMPD who made several alcohol related arrests over the weekend.

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Community Clips

Upcoming events occurring at UMass during the next week.

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