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Minutewomen stunned by last-second free throw -

January 19, 2018

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

Crime Log April 12 – 19

The University of Massachusetts Police Department announced these arrests for the week of April 12 to April 19.

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Showcase debate features heated opinion from students

UMass students Will Syldor and Brad DeFlumeri squared off in an ideological stand-off last evening in the Cape Cod Lounge in a showcase debate.

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Open wide, here comes the Taste of UMass

The 16th-Annual Taste of UMass will be held today from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mullins Center. PVTA buses to the Mullins Center from across campus will be available starting at 4:00 p.m., with extra buses running to accommodate the event.

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UMass Pow Wow honors Native American culture

Honoring Native American cultural traditions in dance, music, crafts and food, the University of Massachusetts will host a powwow on Saturday in conjunction with Thursday’s scheduled symposium, “Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Survival through Art Education and Health.”

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UMass cyclist injured in downtown hit-and-run accident

While riding a bicycle downtown, a University of Massachusetts senior was struck by a car and injured in an alleged hit-and-run Saturday night.

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Amherst man pleads innocent to running over, pointing gun at another man in fight over woman

An Amherst man pleaded not guilty today to charges stemming from an incident yesterday in which police said he intentionally drove a car into another man before pulling out a gun and chasing the man into the woods where he punched and kicked him in a dispute over a woman.

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Local high school students and faculty stand up against bullying

In response to South Hadley High School student Phoebe Prince’s bullying-prompted suicide on Jan. 14, Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) students and faculty are standing up against bullying and cyber bullying.

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Amherst store owner denies using Belichick’s daughter’s credit card

A local shopkeeper, charged with using Bill Belichick’s daughter’s credit card to buy more than a thousand dollars of merchandise at stores in Hadley, denied his involvement in court Tuesday.

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UPDATED | Driver found not responsible for hitting UMass alum in crosswalk

Local police will not file charges against the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a recent University of Massachusetts graduate who was crossing a stretch of highway in Sunderland where at least four other pedestrians have been hit by cars in the past five years. Contrary to a prior version of this story, state police are not conducting a separate investigation into the incident.

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State of emergency declared due to heavy rains, flooding

Governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency for Massachusetts yesterday in response to a severe rain storm that hit the state Monday and will continue today. Three to six inches are expected to hit the state by Wednesday.

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Irish muralists take residency at UMass

Once enemies during the Irish War of Independence, artists Danny Devenny and Mark Ervine, sat together on March 30 in the Cape Code Lounge at the University of Massachusetts. In front of a crowded room, the two discussed how they began collaborating with mural painting and the peace process in Ireland about four years ago.

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Board of Health changes reach of proposed smoking ordinance

Although Thursday’s Board of Health meeting did not end in a vote, it did alter the contours of the town of Amherst’s proposed smoking ordinance.

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Crime Log for March 9 through 22

UMass Police Department kept busy over the spring break vacation making several student arrests involving drug possession and disorderly conduct.

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Bleacher Report names Minuteman Marching Band among top in nation

Sports news web site bleacherreport.com’s Geoffrey Tanner named the Minuteman Marching Band among the six best college athletics bands in the nation.

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UMass spends record $489 million on research in 2009

After a record $54 million rise from 2008, research spending hit an all-time high of $489.1 million at the University of Massachusetts last year, according to an announcement from UMass yesterday.

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UMass named to President’s service honor roll

UMass has earned a spot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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District Attorney’s office discusses UMass rape situation

The county’s district attorney’s office did not comment on a sexual assault case recently mishandled by campus administrators, but an official there said Friday that most instances of sexual assault require the victim’s consent and willingness to testify in court for the case to move toward prosecution.

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Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

Amherst law enforcement officials are hopeful that a shorter spring schedule this academic year will lead to a reduction in instances of drinking and partying-related incidents.

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Cooley Dickinson Hospital to open walk-in clinic in Amherst

In June 2010, Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton will open a new walk-in medical clinic at 170 University Dr. in Amherst.

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Post office burglar delivered to jail

Amherst Police officers responding to the United States Post Office located on 141 North Pleasant St. arrested a UMass student for allegedly breaking and entering into the building.

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