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An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary

Democrats and Republicans alike are hosting voter registrations, debates, and canvassing for presidential candidates

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Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award

Founded less than two years ago, the center stood out from a group of seven applicants to receive the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program Award.

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Amherst hires new interim town manager

Peter Hechenbleikner to act as a “caretaker” while Amherst searches for a permanent Town Manager

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Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute

Jacob S. Kinney apprehended with 40 bags of heroin and undisclosed amount of cash

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Amherst College votes to remove Lord Jeffery as mascot

Board of Trustees decided to change mascot following student protest in November.

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Amherst Select Board will not grant permit to Extravaganja organizers

Having attracted more than 6,000 people in 2015, Extravaganja has outgrown the Amherst Town Common, the select board said Monday night.

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Lawsuit alleges teaching assistants at Amherst College told to sleep with students to increase enrollment

The suit, filed in Hampshire Superior Court by a former lecturer in the Spanish Department, alleges that her supervisor hired teaching assistants with “pretty faces” and told TAs to sleep with students to increase enrollment numbers in Spanish classes.

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Students protest governor’s remarks about Syrian refugees

Gov. Charlie Baker, after the attacks in Paris, initially said he would not accept Syrian refugees into Massachusetts.

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Student speakers and performers share big ideas and dazzle at second annual STUDENTx

Six students speakers and three student groups performed in front of a crowd of roughly 300 on Thursday evening in the Campus Center auditorium.

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Chrissy Dasco hopes to expose people to a new way of thinking about education at STUDENTx

The senior alternative education major hopes to become a teacher that inspires people to ‘think about things in a different way,’ something she has discovered this semester working at the Sunderland-based alternative education center Northstar.

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STUDENTx showcase to be held at UMass on Thursday

The event is set to feature five speakers, each representing a university in the Five College Consortium, and will focus on social issues, science and the human experience

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Sanah Rizvi wants students to realize that being ordinary isn’t so bad in STUDENTx presentation

The international student who is an RA, a TA, a lab assistant and the founder of a club says she is just a regular kid and that the idea of a ‘resume self’ has been detrimental.

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Amherst College students stage sit-in to protest discrimination

Fifty four student groups came together for Amherst Uprising, a sit-in demonstration to protest discrimination that lasted four days.

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Students demand wide range of changes at Million Student March

Speakers from nine campus groups spoke before an audience of roughly 250 students, as a part of a national day of action involving over 100 colleges across the country Thursday.

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UMass president Marty Meehan visits Amherst on one-day tour of all five UMass campuses

The new head of the University system talks with student and faculty during his second of a full-day campus visit.

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Kathy Forde’s Cole Lecture focuses on the role of journalism in racial justice

The UMass professor detailed how journalism’s objectivity and neutrality may not be the most useful tool.

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Hampshire College stands by decision to stop accepting SAT and ACT scores

Some UMass students voice support for the decision, saying standardized tests are not an accurate reflection of a student’s ability.

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Amherst Select Board to hold hearing Wednesday to discuss future of town’s Comcast contract

At last week’s hearing, residents and employees from the region expressed mixed feelings about the cable provider’s customer service.

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Amherst Poetry Festival combines Dickinson works with contemporary pieces

Event organizer Michael Medeiros says the annual festival is ‘a perfect event for Amherst.’

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Ongoing construction to benefit campus

Communications manager for Facilities and Campus Services says construction preserves historic buildings, helps the University reach its academic goals and promote sustainability.

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