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Amherst College changes mascot, will now wield tusks

The vote on the new Mammoth mascot was held and passed on April 3.

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Bread & Butter in North Amherst celebrates two-year anniversary

The restaurant serves up breakfast for dinner every Friday night in a quiet location on Cowls Road.

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Samuel Kassow discusses reportage in pre-World War II Poland

Kassow talked of his first-hand experiences with journalists in Warsaw and Lodz ghettos.

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UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night

English professor and associate dean Joseph Bartolomeo will be a contestant in the long-running trivia game show.

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UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting

Public comment denied in move organizers of on-campus groups call undemocratic.

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Lone Wolf Cafe in Amherst fights cockroach infestation

The Main St. café in Amherst center has been dealing with a cockroach infestation since the end of 2015.

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Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst

Fearing Street Festival will be held at the restaurant on Sunday.

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UMass Board of Trustees votes 11-2 to raise tuition and fees an average of 5.8 percent

The meeting was previously scheduled in June but was delayed by the Board on June 8 so the vote could be taken after the Massachusetts state budget was finalized.

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Six workers issued restitution and penalties after violation of Massachusetts prevailing wage law on UMass campus

AK Electric, Inc. paid $61,000 in restitution and penalties, according to a statement form the Attorney General’s office.

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HTM majors prepare for Thursday’s career fair

Hospitality businesses look to hire Isenberg School of Management students in the largest student-run hospitality career day in New England.

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Freedom Café plans for relocation

The coffee shop, which is a nonprofit organization, is planning looking to move later this year to the basement of the First Baptist Church.

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Pay raises to top UMass officials draws criticism from union reps

Union members questioned administrative pay raises in the face of rising student costs and previous contract negotiations.

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Student Leader Profile: Derrick Andrews, the iPhone guy

Andrews, who is a junior, juggles his time between running his own business and community service.

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Janet Yellen to speak at UMass on Thursday

The event, part of an annual lecture series, is scheduled for 5p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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Ongoing construction to benefit campus

Communications manager for Facilities and Campus Services says construction preserves historic buildings, helps the University reach its academic goals and promote sustainability.

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People’s Market: arguably the best coffee on campus

The student-run co-op, left behind in the swatch of businesses now accepting Dining Dollars, still has plans to improve.

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Apple announces iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, other products at fall event.

Tech giant unveils iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, among other products.

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality

Suzanne Mettler shared her research on higher education funding and socioeconomic inequality Thursday.

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Amherst resident runs charity for foster children out of her garage

Noryn Resnick is helping provide clothes, toys and even prom dresses to foster kids in the surrounding area.

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APD officers to receive training for responding to mental health crises

The grant is part of statewide and national efforts to better equip police to handle a variety of situations.

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