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Minutewomen hold on to defeat VCU, snap losing streak -

January 22, 2018

America’s misguided war on low-income financial assistance -

January 22, 2018

Blue lights aren’t needed on campus anymore -

January 22, 2018

Cupcakke’s ‘Ephorize’ proves it’s time to take her seriously -

January 22, 2018

Netflix series ‘The End of the F***ing World’ packs a punch -

January 22, 2018

UMass hockey falls flat in 5-0 loss to Northeastern -

January 20, 2018

UMass women’s track and field takes first, men fourth at Joe Donahue Games -

January 20, 2018

Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit -

January 20, 2018

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47 -

January 20, 2018

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win -

January 19, 2018

Matt Murray hands Northeastern its first shutout of the season -

January 19, 2018

Minutewomen stunned by last-second free throw -

January 19, 2018

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts held an educational forum at UMass

On Thursday, in the Cape Cod Lounge, the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM), held an educational forum to discuss the issue of rising tuition and budget cuts called “Budget Crisis: UMass at the Tipping Point.”

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Ground broken on new UMPD station

Last Friday, UMass broke ground on a brand new, $12.5 million police station. The 27,130 square-foot building will be located at 585 East Pleasant Street, across from the North Fire Station behind Orchard Hill and past Sylvan and the North Apartments.

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Dew the U, UMass that is

Some people call the University of Massachusetts ZooMass. One group of students in the sports management department would prefer for it to be known as DewMass. The group of 14 students in the Isenberg School of Management’s sports management program founded its own student-owned agency, DewMass Marketing, last year to help Mount Snow, a West Dover, Vt., ski resort, promote the Winter Dew Tour’s stop there last year.

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University plays with idea of increasing undergraduate fees to build new classrooms

A $450 per-semester fee could be levied on undergraduates for a new classroom building if the University of Massachusetts administration accepts a motion from the Faculty Senate.

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Dr. Mari Castañeda awarded UMass President’s Public Service Award

Dr. Mari Castañeda, associate professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts, will be honored on Nov. 19 with the UMass President’s Public Service Award.

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Class of 2010 Senior Night reveals gift to university

Senior night in the Graduate Lounge will reveal the gift from the class of 2010 to the University of Massachusetts, which students had the opportunity to vote on from Oct. 26 until yesterday in the lobbies of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library and Marcus Hall. As of press time, the Senior Campaign Committee said it received some 1,700 votes.

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PHENOM to hold event describing effects of budget crisis on students

Students, staff and faculty at the University of Massachusetts will hold a teach-in this Thursday, Nov. 19, to discuss the context of the current budget crisis of public higher education in Massachusetts.

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New UMass program seeks to aid returning student veterans

This semester, student veterans at the University of Massachusetts have a new resource on campus to help them navigate their return to college life after military service.

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UMass Faculty Senate discusses student financial aid

The University of Massachusetts faculty senate held its 689th regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 12 and began with a visit by State Representative Stephen Kulik.

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Levasseur lecture draws protestors to UMass

Protesters from various police organizations and civilians gathered on the Haigis Mall of the University of Massachusetts to protest the lecture, including a weeping Donna Lamonoco, wife of the New Jersey state trooper killed by members of the United Freedom Front.

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Amherst-Palmer railroad opportunity on track

Palmer, “the town of seven railroads” made a proposal to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for reinstating a passenger rail service in the hopes of revitalizing the town’s economy.

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UHS contracts Maxim Health Systems for seasonal flu shot clinic

University Health Services will be hosting a seasonal flu shot clinic Nov. 16 in UMass’ Campus Center Auditorium following this Friday’s scheduled H1N1 clinic to be held in the Mullins Center.

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Fine Arts Center seeks to revitalize New WORLD Theater

In collaboration with theater advocate Talvin Wilks, the Fine Arts Center proposes new plan for restoring the New WORLD Theater program.

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UHS contracts Maxim Health Systems for seasonal flu shot clinic

University Health Services will be hosting a seasonal flu shot clinic Nov. 16 in UMass’ Campus Center Auditorium following this Friday’s scheduled H1N1 clinic to be held in the Mullins Center.

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Embattled Levasseur barred by U.S. Parole Commission from traveling to Massachusetts, ex-wife to speak in his place Thursday

After a dizzying back-and-forth of controversy, one thing appears to have finally been decided in the heated debate surrounding Ray Luc Levasseur’s expected speech at the University of Massachusetts Thursday: he won’t be speaking.

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UMass marks anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

On Tuesday, November 10, the University of Massachusetts hosted a celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the second floor of the Herter Hall Annex. The festivities included a well-catered reception, the official opening of an art exhibit in tribute of the historic anniversary and a screening of the documentary, “Leipzig in the Fall.”

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UMass hosts second annual Clean Energy Connections conference

The University of Massachusetts has an extensive history of providing clean energy research and education and is quickly becoming a nationwide leader in green research, advocacy and campus sustainability.

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Crime Log (Nov. 6-8)

Friday Nov. 6 Shashank Chandra of 124 Laurie Ave. West Roxbury, Mass., was arrested near the intersection of Commonwealth Ave. and Massachusetts Ave. as a result of failure to stop at the traffic light at 2:46 a.m. The arresting officer detected the smell of alcohol and saw the driver’s bloodshot eyes. The officer ordered Chandra to perform field sobriety tests, all of which were failed. Michael Pracella of 63 Shandel Dr. Tewksbury, Mass., was arrested on Route 9 near Chili’s as a result of a traffic stop at 1:39 p.m. Pracella was charged with possession of liquor while under the…

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Levasseur sedition lecture cancelled by UMass officials is back on

Amid protest from police organizations and state representatives, officials at the University of Massachusetts have cancelled a lecture by Ray Luc Levasseur, a former member of the United Freedom Front.

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Augusta Savage Gallery exhibits “outsider artists”

An exhibition of abstract paintings titled “Inside the Outside,” has debuted at the Augusta Savage Gallery located in the New Africa House on the UMass campus featuring the artwork of three New Mexican artists.

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