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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

March 28, 2017

Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

Commonwealth Honors College dean aims to improve curriculum, diversity

Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, the new dean of the Commonwealth Honors College, talks about her past history and her hopes for the future.

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Former UMass student subject of viral arrest (video)

Luke Vincent Gatti, now a student at UConn, was arrested Sunday night after becoming abusive to Union Street Market employees, who refused to serve an intoxicated Gatti macaroni and cheese.

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UMass makes switch to 100 percent antibiotic free chicken

Dining Services made the pledge following a 4,000-student survey conducted in April.

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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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UMass kicks off Sustainability Month with Game Day Cleanup Challenge

Volunteers helped clean up litter from Saturday’s UMass football tailgate near McGuirk Stadium.

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Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Northampton

New England Treatment Access is the region’s first medical marijuana dispensary, and was supported by a variety of Northampton officials.

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Iron Horse Music Hall: Heartbeat of Northampton’s music scene

The club is a venue for the unknown artists and the established musicians alike.

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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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Bernie Sanders supporters set up shop at local Amherst festival

Volunteers set up a table supporting the presidential candidate and pass out merchandise each Saturday.

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Yellen expects interest rate hike by end of the year

In her first public speech since the Federal Reserve did not raise interest rates last week, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the decision but said that rates will later this year.

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Select Board elects Ziomek as interim town manager

Four Select Board members voted to instate David Ziomek as interim town manager following the death of John Musante.

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Janet Yellen to speak at UMass on Thursday

The event, part of an annual lecture series, is scheduled for 5p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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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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UMass receives $1 million grant for research into energy efficiency

HVAC and solar power usage in Holyoke will be tracked by new technologies.

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Celebrate Amherst Block Party supports local business and builds a sense of community

The event welcomed college students and also emphasizing the need for the town’s economy to sustain itself year-round.

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WMUA says phase one of EOD investigation has been completed

Community members recently signed an open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy regarding the ‘crisis’ at the station.

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Emily Dickinson house provides a glimpse into the life of one of America’s great poets

A tour guide and a man who grew up in the house after Dickinson help detail what life in The Homestead was once like.

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Leftover furniture sale provides used goods to students and families

The annual Trash to Treasure furniture sale is one of the Amherst Survival Center’s biggest fundraisers, and goes a long way to keep the center operational, according to Jan Eidelson.

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Revamped Minute Movers program a success in 2015

Student volunteers welcomed 7,000 new and returning students back to campus, and did so with increased efficiency compared to last season.

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