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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

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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Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies

Normand Berlin, a professor emeritus of English and integral contributor to the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, died on Monday, after over 40 years of service to the University of Massachusetts community. He was 83. Berlin retired from teaching in 1995, following a 40-year career at UMass. During his time he traveled throughout the world on exchange and summer programs, teaching at Harvard University, the University of Hawaii and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He was also the director of the Oxford Summer seminar in 1988 and 1991. Prior to his stint at the UMass, Berlin…

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