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Debra L. Martin challenges theories on tribal violence -

October 24, 2017

Discussing ‘the F Word’ with Haile Eshe Cole: lecture on reproductive justice, feminism and gender at Amherst College -

October 24, 2017

Harvard professor talks gender equity and pay gap at UMass -

October 24, 2017

UMass club hockey falls to Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday -

October 24, 2017

Crawford, Yrazusta and Moreno make history at ITA Championships -

October 24, 2017

Women’s swimming and diving defeats Vermont for first win of season -

October 24, 2017

Men’s and women’s cross country enters post-season Saturday at Atlantic 10 championships -

October 24, 2017

Conspiracy theories and the culture of ignorance -

October 24, 2017

Should UMass still allow Greek life? -

October 24, 2017

The necessity of legalizing ecstasy and LSD -

October 24, 2017

On your feet for South African Dance -

October 24, 2017

Canadian activist and Hall of Fame singer Bruce Cockburn shares some powerful thoughts with William Plotnick -

October 24, 2017

Just in: Theta Chi suspension lifted, once again recognized by UMass -

October 23, 2017

Atkins’ season so great, apples can’t stay on trees -

October 23, 2017

‘The Next Iron Chef’’s Marc Forgione speaks at UMass -

October 23, 2017

Record start powers UMass football to 55-20 win over Georgia Southern -

October 23, 2017

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette spends off-day in Amherst -

October 23, 2017

UMass field hockey loses weekend set -

October 23, 2017

Minutewomen fail to make A-10 tournament, lose to Flyers -

October 23, 2017

DeSantis penalty kick lifts UMass men’s soccer over Dayton -

October 23, 2017

No happy ending for local massage parlors

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, eight area massage parlors in six towns were raided by state and local police on suspicion of prostitution. According to a Nov. 4 report by ABC 40 News, the investigation was prompted by a tip from federal authorities in New York. Three women were arrested in the aftermath of the raid.

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Smith College harnesses solar energy

The roof of Smith College’s campus center will soon be producing its own energy. Solar panels are to be mounted atop the campus center in the upcoming weeks, according to a press release from Smith released Nov. 6.

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Stephen King comes to Amherst Cinema via live feed

Last Tuesday night, Amherst Cinema broadcasted the live feed of New York Times writer Janet Maslin’s interview of Stephen King to a local audience.

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Visitor policy changes at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital

Due to the rising number of influenza cases this fall, many hospitals in the region have re-evaluated their visitation policies. As a measure to help preserve public health and the safety and well-being of inpatients and visitors, Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton is the most recent hospital to implement a change to its policy.

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Stephen King comes to Amherst via Satellite

TimesTalksLive will bring a public discussion with author Stephen King to the Amherst Cinema Tuesday Nov. 10.

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Student struck by vehicle while collecting for charity

While he was out collecting donations for the homeless on Halloween night in participation with a MassPirg charity program, a student from the University of Massachusetts was struck by a car on Triangle St. in Amherst at around 7:30 p.m.

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Disability rights advocate delivers speech at Mount Holyoke College

Norman Kunc wants you to know that he is just like everyone else, only he happens to have cerebral palsy. The humor-laden speech that Kunc delivered Wednesday night at Mount Holyoke College titled, “A Life Beyond Compare: Disability, Normalcy and Transformation,” focused on the need for respect and understanding for disabled people who, he says, are simply an element of human diversity.

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Amherst receives H1N1 vaccine

The town of Amherst has received its anxiously-awaited shipment of H1N1 vaccine. As the cases of swine flu pile up amongst the student body of the University of Massachusetts, for most, the vaccine has come not a moment too soon.

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Norman Kunc to give speech at Mount Holyoke College

Kunc’s speech on recognizing people with disabilities as part of our diverse culture will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Gamble Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.

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Lynn Pasquerella named 18th president of Mount Holyoke College

Lynn Pasquerella, the current provost at the University of Hartford was named the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College at a specially convened Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 31.

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Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs

Abraham is working with others in the Five College Inc., to create inexpense programs to further student opportunities within the Five Colleges.

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Locals rally on Amherst Common Saturday for International Day of Climate Action

On Saturday, Oct. 24, members of the Amherst community rallied on the Amherst common, as part of an international attempt to send a message to members of the United Nations, calling for serious efforts to reduce global warming.

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Literary artists Glaser, Holland and Michel perform pieces at Amherst Books’ event

Amherst Books hosts event in which literary artists Rachel Glaser, Noy Holland and Sam Michel read some of their personal works to celebrate the launch of Tyrant Books.

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“In Praise of the Earth” to screen at Wistariahurst Museum

Nature poet Wally Swist will screen his biographical documentary in a benefit showing this weekend at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, Mass.

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Judge’s ruling allows Vassell to seek selective prosecution defense

The ongoing trial for the Jason Vassell case makes new developments with a Hampshire Superior Court Judge ruling Oct. 7 that Vassell’s defense team can pursue a racially selective prosecution defense.

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Budget cuts close Mark’s Meadow elementary school

Mark’s Meadow elementary school, the smallest but most diverse school in the Amherst school system, will be closing its doors for budgetary reasons.

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Amherst Survival Center director receives honor for community leadership

As the nation grapples with issues concerning health care reform, Dr. Susan Lowery is taking the lead in a local grassroots effort through the Amherst Survival Center on North Pleasant Street to address the health care needs of the town”s homeless and uninsured population.

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Republican Club holds rally against Radical Student Union

The University of Massachusetts Republican Club held a rally on the front steps of the Student Union yesterday, in response to what the club has called a “pornographic” brochure posted outside the Radical Student Union’s (RSU) office. The poster, a cartoon intended to promote safe sex, depicts two men engaging in sexual relations in an illustration.

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