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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

Five-College History Annual Lecture hosts Penn State professor

Professor Nan Woodruff discussed the legacies left behind by the violence and racism of the civil rights movement in the south.

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UHS prepares for revisions on 20-year-old mission statement

Students, faculty and staff at UMass are being asked to respond to a survey regarding UHS services in order to craft a more modern mission statement.

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Amherst Teen to be honored by Red Cross for saving his mother’s life

George Hamilton is being recognized by the Red Cross for performing CPR on his mother, a professor at UMass, using tactics he learned from NBC’s “The Office.”

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UMass study finds adding symbols to license plates does not increase recall

In a study by two UMass memory experts, adults did not better remember license plates that added symbols such as circles and stars to the pre-existing characters.

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UMass returns Native American remains after 88 years

The University spent the last year preparing to repatriate the remains of 64 Native Americans to three different tribes.

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Multiple arrests including those for OUI and disorderly conduct in Amherst Crime Log

While weekend temperatures were cold, often dipping below freezing, they did not stop a number of arrests from being made in the Amherst area as reported in the crime log.

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Former chancellor Randolph W. Bromery dead at 87

Bromery served as chancellor of UMass from 1971-79 and was the first African-American chancellor of UMass

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Professor Vinnie Ferraro pushes students to question the world around them

Vincent “Vinnie” Ferraro is not your ordinary professor. He has been rocking to his own beat in the classroom for nearly 40 years, drawing students in with his unique style of teaching.

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New drug drop-off boxes installed in Hampshire and Franklin counties

A permanent fix in the surrounding communities aims to be a permanent solution to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse.

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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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