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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

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Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

UMass students make an impact

UMass held its third annual Mass Impact day on Saturday.

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UMass to create new renewable energy chair position

The University will receive $2.5 million from the Department of Energy Resources to create the job.

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UMass professor to design agricultural systems in Himalayas

Carey Clouse, assistant professor of architecture and landscape architecture, has been awarded by the Fulbright Scholar Program to work in regions in India that are currently suffering from severe drought.

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Divest UMass ups tactics for raising awareness among students

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign remains skeptical of the University’s willingness to address its concerns, despite the UMass Foundation’s plan to establish a socially responsible investing advisory committee.

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UMass professor gives climate change lecture

Dr. Richard Palmer spoke about sustainability and collaboration as a problem-solving strategy as part of the University’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.

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New state climatologist position at UMass proposed by Governor Deval Patrick

The proposition comes as part of a $50 million statewide initiative aimed at climate change preparedness.

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UMass geologist, Amherst attorney talk fracking in Sunderland

Western Massachusetts weighs the positives and negatives of fracking if the practice came to the region.

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Biochar: A solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production

Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.

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Annie Leonard addresses students on Earth Day

Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.

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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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UMass Hillel volunteers aid N.Y. Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.

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Research team finds fishways ineffective

Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.

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Men’s rugby to hold Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser

The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.

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Effects of Hurricane Sandy may hit Amherst

Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.

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Leaves begin to change

Ranked 14th out of 25, Amherst is on Yankee Magazine’s list for top foliage towns in New England.

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Wintry mid-autumn storm sweeps Western Mass., recovery begins

The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled the region Saturday left hundreds of thousands of people without power and toppled trees and branches across the Pioneer Valley and around much of the Northeast, shaking up normality for some.

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UMass to host farmers’ markets every Friday

The UMass Student Farm, UMass Permaculture and Garden Share are teaming up to sponsor farmers’ markets, every Friday in the Campus Center.

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Connecticut River commission member to address river’s significance

Nathaniel Tripp, the Vermont delegate to the Connecticut River Joint Commission, will discuss Tuesday how New England’s largest waterway connects people and places in a Tuesday lecture.

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UPDATE: UMass abroad students safe after Japan earthquake

At 2:46 local time, an 8.9 earthquake crushed Japan and proliferated a tsunami that sliced through the country.

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Report shows EPA creates jobs

A report released by the Political Economy Research Institute in February showed that compliance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations contributes to job growth and not job losses, as many believed.

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