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‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Notebook: Saint Louis Billikens off to hottest start among A-10 teams -

September 20, 2017

Fine Arts Center seeks to revitalize New WORLD Theater

In collaboration with theater advocate Talvin Wilks, the Fine Arts Center proposes new plan for restoring the New WORLD Theater program.

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UHS contracts Maxim Health Systems for seasonal flu shot clinic

University Health Services will be hosting a seasonal flu shot clinic Nov. 16 in UMass’ Campus Center Auditorium following this Friday’s scheduled H1N1 clinic to be held in the Mullins Center.

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Embattled Levasseur barred by U.S. Parole Commission from traveling to Massachusetts, ex-wife to speak in his place Thursday

After a dizzying back-and-forth of controversy, one thing appears to have finally been decided in the heated debate surrounding Ray Luc Levasseur’s expected speech at the University of Massachusetts Thursday: he won’t be speaking.

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UMass marks anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

On Tuesday, November 10, the University of Massachusetts hosted a celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the second floor of the Herter Hall Annex. The festivities included a well-catered reception, the official opening of an art exhibit in tribute of the historic anniversary and a screening of the documentary, “Leipzig in the Fall.”

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UMass hosts second annual Clean Energy Connections conference

The University of Massachusetts has an extensive history of providing clean energy research and education and is quickly becoming a nationwide leader in green research, advocacy and campus sustainability.

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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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Crime Log (Nov. 6-8)

Friday Nov. 6 Shashank Chandra of 124 Laurie Ave. West Roxbury, Mass., was arrested near the intersection of Commonwealth Ave. and Massachusetts Ave. as a result of failure to stop at the traffic light at 2:46 a.m. The arresting officer detected the smell of alcohol and saw the driver’s bloodshot eyes. The officer ordered Chandra to perform field sobriety tests, all of which were failed. Michael Pracella of 63 Shandel Dr. Tewksbury, Mass., was arrested on Route 9 near Chili’s as a result of a traffic stop at 1:39 p.m. Pracella was charged with possession of liquor while under the…

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Levasseur sedition lecture cancelled by UMass officials is back on

Amid protest from police organizations and state representatives, officials at the University of Massachusetts have cancelled a lecture by Ray Luc Levasseur, a former member of the United Freedom Front.

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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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Augusta Savage Gallery exhibits “outsider artists”

An exhibition of abstract paintings titled “Inside the Outside,” has debuted at the Augusta Savage Gallery located in the New Africa House on the UMass campus featuring the artwork of three New Mexican artists.

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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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UMass researcher shows link between air pollution and obesity

An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts has concluded after a five-year study that high concentrations of air pollution increase health risks on obese people more than on people who are not obese.

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On Campus Drama lets students speak without censorship

The new social networking website OnCampusDrama.com, which launched Sept. 1, is designed to be a forum for college students to express themselves freely, away from the prying eyes of family and coworkers.

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Sexual assault Tuesday in library

The University of Massachusetts Police Department announced in a Wednesday release that a sexual assault had taken place Tuesday evening in the W.E.B. Dubois Library.

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UMass student struck by car off Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday

A freshman at the University of Massachusetts was struck by a car crossing Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday evening, receiving what authorities described as non-life-threatening injuries.

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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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UMass formalizes Springfield partnership

In 2008, the University of Massachusetts and the city of Springfield formalized a partnership that will help to improve the quality of life in Springfield by stimulating a better economic environment.

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UMass mock trial team prepares for Harvard invitational

Following a third place win at the Oct. 23-25 invitational competition held at the University of New Hampshire, mock trial team members of the University of Massachusetts are readying themselves for upcoming courtroom battles at Harvard University.

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Presentation designed to raise awareness about sport organizations’ carbon impact

A presentation designed to raise awareness about the carbon impact that sports organizations are leaving will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the Isenberg School of Management at 7:30 p.m.

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