Scrolling Headlines:

UMass football readies for season-opener against Hawaii -

August 22, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

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

Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary

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

Read More

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.

Read More

Amherst hires new interim town manager

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

Read More

Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute

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

Read More

Amherst College votes to remove Lord Jeffery as mascot

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Amherst Poetry Festival combines Dickinson works with contemporary pieces

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

Read More

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.

Read More