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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 -

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

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

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

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Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

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

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 -

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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

Banned WMUA radio host questions process of his removal

Community members say students’ intent to move to an entirely student-run organization has disregarded station mission and realities of running a radio station.

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Route 9 Diner to reopen under new ownership

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Restaurateur Andy Yee told MassLive he recently purchased the diner, which plans to reopen in November as Johnny’s Roadside Diner.

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Rising UMass sophomore dies unexpectedly

Nicholas Carr Bergstein, 20, a history major, died unexpectedly of a sudden illness Tuesday.

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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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Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison

King, the second defendant in the 2012 gang rape, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated rape last week.

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Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case

Twenty-one-year-old Pittsfield native Justin King awaits sentencing on Monday. Two of the men accused of raping the former UMass student have now been found guilty.

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King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape

Jury deliberations begin in the second of four trials involving the alleged rape in Pierpont Hall in October of 2012. The first codefendant, Emmanuel Bile, was sentenced to eight to 10 years in state prison in March.

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Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student

The family of Hannah Frilot reportedly seeks money to cover court costs, loss of their daughter’s future earnings and compensatory and punitive damages.

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Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms

The SAAC is in the process of drafting and distributing a letter to major players within Massachusetts asking for their support as students hope to minimize the damage of possible tuition and student fee increases.

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UMass renews cooperation agreement with Hadley

University and neighboring town plan to work together on issues of public safety, underage drinking and student involvement in the community, among others.

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Proposed Information Technology fee generates discussion, concern as vote approaches

Students have spoken out in the form an online petition and the “UMass IT Fee Challenge.”

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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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Patrick Archbald named interim chief of UMPD

Current Chief John Horvath is leaving UMass for a job with the Rockport Police Department. Archbald’s new position is effective May 11.

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Marty Meehan’s appointment as UMass president comes as little surprise

The UMass Lowell chancellor was a front-runner all along, both due to his work at Lowell and his 2010 presidential candidacy. However, some students say that the search process was not transparent enough.

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Kumble Subbaswamy: the viable, undeterred UMass leader under review

Three years into a chancellorship filled with change and controversy, Kumble Subbaswamy – along with those who have worked with him – assess the state of UMass under his leadership thus far.

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Osteria Vespa brings northern Italian and Mediterranean cuisine to Amherst

The new restaurant opened last month, bringing a taste of Italy to town while receiving a warm response from the local community.

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Walden clinic plans to move services to Amherst next month

The move of the treatment center is expected to allow more students from the Five College area to be accommodated

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Police respond to large pig complaint over weekend

Police Log: Friday, April 17 to Monday, April 20, 2015

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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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