Scrolling Headlines:

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

Health care, DACA headline congressional town hall in Northampton -

September 20, 2017

UMass field hockey looks to continue winning streak against St. Francis and Lock Haven -

September 20, 2017

Kuerzi battles through shin splints for UMass field hockey -

September 20, 2017

Palmer, Britt starting to materialize as playmakers on UMass football’s receiving corps -

September 20, 2017

Bring the Constitution back to campus -

September 20, 2017

Why All College Students Should Still Handwrite Their Notes -

September 20, 2017

Loads of Frustration -

September 20, 2017

Fitbits, Apple watches and other devices all have the same objective -

September 20, 2017

How the runway influences the real world -

September 20, 2017

Palestinian women talk about their lives as refugees -

September 20, 2017

UPDATE: Wayland man dies following apparent fall -

September 19, 2017

Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling slams into the Mullins Dec. 5

The superstars of Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will invade the University of Massachusetts campus on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. TNA Live! will take place at the Mullins Center, featuring many of the top stars of the hit Spike TV show, “TNA Wrestling iMPACT!” which airs on Thursdays at 9 p.m.

Read More

UMass professor works to shrink hydrogen fuel cells

Professor Dimitrios Maroudas of the University of Massachusetts Chemical Engineering department thinks that briefcase-sized hydrogen car batteries could be on the horizon, thanks to new research attempting to advance hydrogen’s effectiveness as a ‘green’ energy source.

Read More

UMass conference seeks to increase female high school student interest in engineering

On Oct. 29, female high school students explored their potential interests in the University of Massachusetts engineering program, along with the field and future of engineering itself, during UMass’ annual Women in Engineering Career Day Conference.

Read More

Khanna’s complaint narrowly passes SGA vote

A complaint alleging misuse of student funds by the the Student Government Association introduced by SGA Senator Derek Khanna passed 11-10 with 10 abstentions Wednesday.

Read More

UC San Diego chancellor visits UMass

University of California at San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox spoke Wednesday in the Integrated Sciences Building on the future of public higher education. Beginning her lecture just after noon., she discussed how the current financial crisis facing America has affected the state of public higher education, particularly research universities.

Read More

Police receive award, do community service

The Amherst Police Department has won an Award of Excellence in the silver category for municipal departments participating in the annual Massachusetts Law Enforcement Challenge. The award recognizes departments for their efforts to reduce motor vehicle related fatalities, injuries and economic loss in communities by combining traffic enforcement with public education and information.

Read More

Teach for America hosts information session for future applicants at UMass

The Teach for America information session will feature guest speaker Leigh Bonner, a 2006 corps member, who will answer prospective students' questions about the program.

Read More

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.

Read More

Showtime posts Facebook page encouraging students to sign petition

Showtime Networks hosts a page on Facebook entitled “Students for Showtime: Hook Us Up.” The page hosts a petition students can sign to send a message to their university about getting the network on the cable access.

Read More

Parents receive support courtesy of UMass dinner program

UMass volunteer program “Dinner on Us” serves as host to student parents and Amherst residents offering free dinners, as well as educational workshops structured for both the children and their parents.

Read More

Hova rocks the Mullins Center

Where were you last night? If you weren’t at the Mullins Center, you missed a show your friends will be talking about for years and years to come after Jay-Z had fans on their feet in the packed stadium.

Read More

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.

Read More

UMass Majors Fair to be held Wednesday

The annual University of Massachusetts Majors Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.

Read More

UMass looks to out-of-state students to ease budget crisis

Chancellor Holub has proposed increasing out-of-state recruitment of prospective students to campus in the hopes their higher tuition rates will help alleviate decreased revenue.

Read More

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.

Read More

UMass alumni discuss professional careers with undergraduates

UMass alumni give advice to law school hopefuls about finding success as lawyers and address the issue that there is no public law school within Mass.

Read More

“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.

Read More

Amherst Police launch Public Safety 911 Education Program

The Amherst Police Department announced that it would continue its Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) program, now in its third year. The SAFE program teaches fire safety lessons and fire prevention to fourth graders.

Read More

University Apartments to be demolished next month

The University Apartments, built in 1949 for family housing, will be demolished next month. In 1994, the 37,000-square-foot building was deemed unsuitable for living, though it was still used for office space by the Minutemen Marching Band until this school year.

Read More

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.

Read More