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UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

UMass men’s basketball finishes non-conference schedule strong with win over Georgia State -

December 28, 2016

Brett Boeing joins UMass hockey for second half of season -

December 28, 2016

UMass educator to train local farmers in food safety practices

Erica Lowenkron/Collegian

Lisa McKeag received a USDA grant to help MA farms manage food safety risks.

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Craft Center hosts “DIY Stands with Standing Rock” art build

(Sam Anderson/Daily Collegian)

Crafts to be sold at benefit show at The Flip tonight.

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Protesters gather to demand banks to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

Collegian File Photo

Around 150 people gathered to protest banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Apple crop reduced in wake of drought

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Collegian

The drought and other factors could decrease yield by 50 percent, said Stockbridge professor Jon Clements.

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UMass professors offer perspectives on the drought


This year’s drought is serious, but the town of Amherst’s water supplies will not likely run out, according to an associate professor of geosciences.

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Students, faculty discuss climate justice with author-activist

Wen Stephenson, the author of What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other, spoke to audiences in W.E.B. Du Bois Library on Thursday. (Jong Man Kim

Activist Wen Stephenson discussed the environmental and emotional effects of climate change.

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Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture

Erica Lowenkron/Daily Collegian)

Many farmers expect need of government loans to get through winter.

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Members of Amherst community unfazed by water ban

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

Members of the Amherst community comment on town’s mandatory water ban.

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Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels

Robert Rigo/Collegian

The College aims to slash carbon emissions, and its electricity bill, with new solar energy system.

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UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates

(Daily Collegian Archives)

New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.

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Plastic bag ban for Amherst stores set to begin in 2017

(Daily Collegian Archives)

University of Massachusetts graduate student Kevin Hollerbach argues against relying on plastics.

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Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels.

(Robert Rigo/ Daily Collegian)

The College aims to slash carbon emissions, and its electricity bill, with new solar energy system.

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50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies

(Katherine Mayo/Daily Collegian)

Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.

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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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Divest UMass thank participants, celebrates Meehan’s statement

(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Student-run campaign says that UMass President Marty Meehan guaranteed a vote on divestment in a June Board of Trustees meeting.

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Students hold sit-in to protest UMass investment in fossil fuel companies


Divest UMass members received word Monday afternoon they will have an hour-long phone conversation with Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge and UMass President Marty Meehan Tuesday afternoon.

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UMass astronomers discover ‘outrageously’ luminous galaxies

(Yuri Islas/ Flickr)

Kevin Harrington led a study using a Large Millimeter Telescope to discover galaxies so bright that they are described as “hyper-luminous” and “extremely luminous.”

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Animal rights activist Rachel Atcheson speaks on campus

(Rachel Atcheson, the Humane League's Director of Campus Outreach, spoke to about 20 students, most of them being members of PNUT, an RSO that educates people about veganism and vegetarianism. Robert Rigo/ Daily Collegian)

Rachel Atcheson, director of campus outreach with the Humane League, a national farm animal protection organization, spoke to roughly 20 students Tuesday evening.

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UMass student farm ranks fifth in country

Juliette Sandleitner/Daily Collegian

College Values Online recently ranked the UMass student farm as fifth among best sustainable college-run farms.

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UMass kicks off Sustainability Month with Game Day Cleanup Challenge

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

Volunteers helped clean up litter from Saturday’s UMass football tailgate near McGuirk Stadium.

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