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Baldwin’s floor-spacing sparks UMass men’s basketball against Georgia -

December 17, 2017

Hot outside shooting leads UMass over Georgia -

December 16, 2017

Minutemen knock off Georgia for big statement win -

December 16, 2017

Cale Makar selected to play for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championships -

December 15, 2017

UMass men’s basketball looks to remain undefeated at home when Georgia comes to town -

December 15, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

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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Hampshire College mourns death of beloved professor

“Professor Seydel was a very kind gentle person and dedicated professor known for his probing intellect and dedication to his students,” said Elaine Thomas, director of communications at Hampshire.

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Breaking news: $182 million ‘honors complex’ announced

The University of Massachusetts is set to begin construction on a $182 million “honors complex” for Commonwealth Honors College students, to be finished in 2013.

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UMass Board of Trustees approves $546 million in construction

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved the borrowing of $546 million to fund new building projects spanning across four of the five college campuses.

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Md. Congresswoman Donna Edwards Draws Crowd at Smith Lecture

Congresswoman Donna Edwards, of Maryland’s Fourth District, lectured Sunday to a crowded hall of students and local residents at Smith College. The congresswoman spoke on a wide range of issues, including money in politics and military spending.

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Provost to convene new “working group” to examine merging HFA, SBS

Provost James V. Staros will chair a new Provostial Working Group charged with examining a potential merger between the colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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UMass launches new grad program in fish engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service out of Hadley to create a new, one-of-a-kind graduate program in ecohydrology and fish passage engineering this fall.

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Economic analyst Janszen discusses online start-ups

Eric Janszen, an economic analyst and CEO of iTulip, a financial advisory firm, spoke at the University of Massachusetts last Wednesday evening, delivering a presentation titled “How to Build a Company in 40 Minutes.”

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Crime Log April 12 – 19

The University of Massachusetts Police Department announced these arrests for the week of April 12 to April 19.

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