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

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

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

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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 -

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Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

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

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

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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

New UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham excited to join campus community

Parham touched on variety of campus safety points Friday, including that the University has recently checked all Blue Lights on campus, and its working to remind the community to “remain vigilant” of safety.

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UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley

Senior physics major James Tilley, who died Friday, was one-of-a-kind, friends say.

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Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license

The Fearing Street restaurant’s kitchen will remain closed after food inspector found a banned employee running the establishment.

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Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary

Democrats and Republicans alike are hosting voter registrations, debates, and canvassing for presidential candidates

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Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award

Founded less than two years ago, the center stood out from a group of seven applicants to receive the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program Award.

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Amherst hires new interim town manager

Peter Hechenbleikner to act as a “caretaker” while Amherst searches for a permanent Town Manager

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Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute

Jacob S. Kinney apprehended with 40 bags of heroin and undisclosed amount of cash

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Herrell’s ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ event a sweet success

Herrell’s Ice Cream in Northampton hosted a benefit event on Saturday to support Whole Children.

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Rao’s rebranding is met with mixed feelings

After rebranding as “Share” on Jan. 2, the Rao’s cafes in Amherst and Northampton saw changes to their aesthetics, menus and pricing that were met with mixed feelings from customers.

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Amherst College votes to remove Lord Jeffery as mascot

Board of Trustees decided to change mascot following student protest in November.

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Amherst Select Board will not grant permit to Extravaganja organizers

Having attracted more than 6,000 people in 2015, Extravaganja has outgrown the Amherst Town Common, the select board said Monday night.

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Amherst sees surge in armed robberies during final months of 2015.

Seven armed robberies were reported in Amherst throughout 2015, but six of those came between Nov. 6 and Dec. 21.

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Man found dead in downtown Amherst restaurant

The Northwestern District Attorney’s office says no foul play is suspected after it found the body of Adam Gamble, 32, of Amherst at Bertucci’s Restaurant.

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Amherst Select Board suspends Panda East’s liquor license for two days

The suspension, which was issued for Jan. 25 and 26, comes after the restaurant was found to have served alcohol to minors in November.

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Lawsuit alleges teaching assistants at Amherst College told to sleep with students to increase enrollment

The suit, filed in Hampshire Superior Court by a former lecturer in the Spanish Department, alleges that her supervisor hired teaching assistants with “pretty faces” and told TAs to sleep with students to increase enrollment numbers in Spanish classes.

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Students protest governor’s remarks about Syrian refugees

Gov. Charlie Baker, after the attacks in Paris, initially said he would not accept Syrian refugees into Massachusetts.

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UMass Transit to increase wages in 2016 to $13.25 per hour

System general manager Glenn Barrington said the driver pay increase is “long overdue”

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Caleb Womack pleads guilty in connection to 2012 UMass gang rape

Womack, the fourth man to stand trial in connection with the 2012 rape, agreed to lesser charges and a reduced sentence Monday morning in Hampshire Superior Court.

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Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger

Organizations work to provide nutritious and fresh food for those who have difficulty obtaining it.

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Student speakers and performers share big ideas and dazzle at second annual STUDENTx

Six students speakers and three student groups performed in front of a crowd of roughly 300 on Thursday evening in the Campus Center auditorium.

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