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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

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

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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