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Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

UHS prepares for revisions on 20-year-old mission statement

Students, faculty and staff at UMass are being asked to respond to a survey regarding UHS services in order to craft a more modern mission statement.

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Amherst Teen to be honored by Red Cross for saving his mother’s life

George Hamilton is being recognized by the Red Cross for performing CPR on his mother, a professor at UMass, using tactics he learned from NBC’s “The Office.”

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UMass study finds adding symbols to license plates does not increase recall

In a study by two UMass memory experts, adults did not better remember license plates that added symbols such as circles and stars to the pre-existing characters.

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UMass returns Native American remains after 88 years

The University spent the last year preparing to repatriate the remains of 64 Native Americans to three different tribes.

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Multiple arrests including those for OUI and disorderly conduct in Amherst Crime Log

While weekend temperatures were cold, often dipping below freezing, they did not stop a number of arrests from being made in the Amherst area as reported in the crime log.

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Former chancellor Randolph W. Bromery dead at 87

Bromery served as chancellor of UMass from 1971-79 and was the first African-American chancellor of UMass

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Professor Vinnie Ferraro pushes students to question the world around them

Vincent “Vinnie” Ferraro is not your ordinary professor. He has been rocking to his own beat in the classroom for nearly 40 years, drawing students in with his unique style of teaching.

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New drug drop-off boxes installed in Hampshire and Franklin counties

A permanent fix in the surrounding communities aims to be a permanent solution to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse.

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Out cold: homelessness during winter

During the winter season, the cost of homelessness becomes higher for individuals as well as the organizations that provide them aid.

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Fatal Rolling Green fire prompts added emphasis on fire safety measures

The best way to address fire safety is to take preventative measures before a fire even happens, according to state fire officials.

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Jill Stein speaks at “Climate Silence” protest

The event focused on protesters’ desire to end fossil fuel subsidies and mitigate the production of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.

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Amherst College cancels classes, hosts sexual misconduct event

Amherst College will not be holding classes today and is hosting an event which will be centered on sexual misconduct.

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Student charged with break-in, theft, vandalism at Amherst College

A University of Massachusetts student is facing charges after police allege that he broke into and vandalized a health center at Amherst College. Two swastikas were found to be spray painted onto the walls of the building.

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Moho students head to Brazil

For those interested in environmental policies attending the Rio+20 may be a dream. For five Mount Holyoke students, this dream has become a reality.

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Five colleges receive grant to enhance a liberal arts education

In order to study how technology, such as online archives and digitally reconstructed houses, can improve a liberal arts education the Five Colleges have received a $1.5 million grant.

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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 reopens for Tuesday

UMass will be open and hold classes as normally scheduled today, but school officials are urging those traveling to campus take caution when heading out, a University spokesman said yesterday.

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Weekend events around UMass

A variety of events take place this weekend around UMass and the Pioneer Valley.

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Carolyn Martin new Amherst College president

Carolyn Arthur “Biddy” Martin, the former chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has assumed the reigns of the presidency of Amherst College. Martin, who’s the very first woman to lead the prestigious liberal arts college, was tapped to become the next president of the school in June by the college’s Board of Trustees.  She arrived on campus a few weeks ago to begin her formal duties as president, Jide Zeitlin, the chairman of the Board of Trustees, said in a phone interview. Zeitlin described Martin as possessing an innate understanding and compassion for undergraduate liberal arts education. He also said…

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Coakley: Trustees violated open meeting law in search for president

A report released by the office of Attorney General Martha Coakley found that the UMass Board of Trustees violated Open Meeting Law in a variety of manners throughout the search for a new UMass president last winter.

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