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2017 Hockey Special Issue -

October 19, 2017

International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

October 19, 2017

Sexual assault spikes on campus -

October 19, 2017

Californian students react to wildfires back home -

October 19, 2017

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

October 19, 2017

Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

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Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

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Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

October 19, 2017

Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

October 19, 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

The 2017-18 women’s soccer team differs from others Matz has coached at UMass -

October 18, 2017

Hockey East Notebook: OT Goal caps BC comeback over Providence -

October 18, 2017

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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Expelled Amherst College student files lawsuit over handling of alleged 2012 rape

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Lawyer claims that new, tougher sexual assault standards adopted by the College led to an unfair disciplinary process for his client while also alleging that Amherst College ignored crucial evidence.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘It’s okay not to know’

The renowned astrophysicist spoke to approximately 5,500 students telling them to continue to learn, make the world a better place and help others.

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New partnership to unite university students and town of Amherst

Student-Town Advisory Board created to strengthen town-gown relations.

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UMass to hold 17th annual Freedom Seder

Celebration will commemorate modern struggles, such as the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Dalai Lama to speak at UMass in October

His Holiness’ visit is part of a trip to the Amherst area sponsored by the Mind and Life Institute in Hadley. Lectures will be held at Amherst College, Smith College and UMass.

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Campus discussion airs concerns over Iranian policy

Despite the revision, students knock the administration’s decision to ban Iranian national students from certain science and engineering programs at an open forum Wednesday.

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UMass, town of Amherst prepare for annual ‘Blarney Blowout’

Last year, police clad in riot gear arrested 55 students and used pepper spray to break up a crowd of nearly 4,000 people gathered at off-campus apartments. This year, officials are working collaboratively to prevent a similar incident from occurring.

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SGA vice president proposes addition of UMass congress

Jacob Schissel wishes to create a UMass congress to address both individual school and system-wide concerns.

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UMass revises admission policy, will admit Iranian students to science and engineering programs

The University revised its admission policy regarding Iranian students following consultation with U.S. State Department and outside counsel.

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UMass gathers to mourn murdered UNC students

Attendees of the vigil were encouraged to stand up against hatred and educate themselves on religion.

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UMass Astronomy Club looks to extend its scope

Telescope repair workshops and potential relocation of Orchard Hill Observatory are future possibilities.

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UMass encourages responsible celebrating, modifies guest policy ahead of Super Bowl

No guests will be allowed in residential halls after noon on Sunday, and the University has planned a variety of activities with the goal of deterring large, crowd-related disturbances.

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UMass library falcon dies at age 14

The peregrine falcon that nested on the top of the Du Bois library since 2003 died on Wednesday.

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‘Hands Up, Walk Out’: UMass community responds to Ferguson decision

Students, faculty and community members gathered outside of the Student Union as part of a national protest Monday afternoon.

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‘Stand Against Racism’ exhibit raises awareness on campus

The art exhibit has a collection of pieces that represent all forms of oppression and racism.

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