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Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

December 11, 2017

Celebrity culture could be a part of the problem -

December 11, 2017

Mulligan’s defense, rebounding helps push Minutewomen past Saint Peters -

December 11, 2017

Gaudet’s power play goal clinches 2-1 victory over Union for UMass hockey -

December 11, 2017

The department of Judaic Studies makes a disappointing decision -

December 11, 2017

The merits of print journalism shouldn’t be overlooked -

December 11, 2017

‘Coco’ is a colorful movie with a refreshing culture -

December 11, 2017

Tips to help manage stress during finals -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball rolls over Fisher College 121-38 in a record setting affair -

December 10, 2017

Hailey Leidel catches fire, breaks program record for 3-pointer’s in 121-38 victory over Fisher College -

December 10, 2017

Hockey Notebook: Jake Gaudet beginning to find his rhythm with UMass hockey -

December 10, 2017

Pipkins’ scoring outburst leads UMass past Providence -

December 9, 2017

Second half run leads UMass men’s basketball over Providence -

December 9, 2017

Students vote ‘yes’ for Student Union renovations -

December 8, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 7, 2017

Writer and Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King speaks at Amherst College -

December 7, 2017

Branding campaign hopes to erase “ZooMass” stereotype

Attempting to rid itself from the “ZooMass” party reputation, the University of Massachusetts has started a new branding campaign, which attempts to create an image that students and alumni can be proud of.

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Commencement Ball

The 13th annual Commencement Ball, an annual event for graduating seniors and hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), will be held on Friday, May 7, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The formal gala will be one of four possible themes: ‘Brazilian Carnival,’ ‘Fire and Ice,’ ‘Around the World’ and ‘Circus.’ Now, for the first time in years, seniors will have the option to vote for their favorite Commencement Ball theme.

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Mass. native recounts Haiti aftermath, relief efforts

Peter Kapiloff, a 27-year-old from Williamstown, Mass., visited campus Friday evening to describe the unforgettable things he witnessed in the first hours after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this month.

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Public Agenda study cites high tuition costs for college drop-out rate

A recent study by Public Agenda, a nonprofit group, cites the rising cost of higher education as the number one reason as to why more college students are dropping out of school.

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PHENOM rallies support for public higher education

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts or PHENOM, came to the University of Massachusetts on Sunday, Jan. 31 to kick-off their initiative to raise investment on higher education and lower costs to students.

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UMPD releases photo of stolen laptop suspect

The University of Massachusetts Police Department this morning released a photograph of a suspect thought to have stolen a laptop from Webster Residence Hall earlier this week. From the crime alert: A neighbor saw a man leaving the victim’s room during that timeframe and described him as a white male, older than traditional college age, medium build, with dark hair and a black leather jacket. The suspicious male knocked on another door and asked the resident for a donation to the Breast Cancer Foundation. Police are asking help from the community in identifying the man. Anyone with information related to…

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New project hopes to turn Southwest from concrete jungle to urban oasis

The Southwest residence area of the University of Massachusetts has been called the concrete jungle by students for years, but that wilderness is now planned to turn from barren cityscape to college metropolis, ripe with vegetation.

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Amherst to hold elections for Town Meeting positions

This March, Amherst will be holding Town Meeting member elections, and a third of its seats will be up for grabs.

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Members of Student Government Association plan new course

Last night, members of the Student Government Association passed a resolution to support a proposed course designed specifically for SGA members.

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Gov. Patrick releases 2011 budget; UMass spared cuts

With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.

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UMass scientist bakes for cyber security discoveries

Cyber Security expert Kevin Fu will address young people at the Hong Kong 2010 “Make a Difference” conference about how hobbies, such as baking, stimulate creativity.

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UMass Psychologists host ADHD counseling for families

A new study offers weekly group sessions for parents with hyperactive pre-school children which will include coping strategies for handling emotional outbursts.

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UMass Crime Log: Jan. 21-25

The first week back on the UMass campus proved a busy week for UMPD who made several alcohol related arrests over the weekend.

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Heavy rain causes flooding on campus

Flash flooding in parking lots surrounding the Robsham Visitors Center formed a small lake by mid-Monday, flooding nearly a dozen vehicles.

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Valley responds to Haiti devastation

In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, students at the University of Massachusetts have created an alliance called “UMass Haiti Relief” to raise and provide much needed support.

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Community Clips

Upcoming events occurring at UMass during the next week.

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SGA members brainstorm ideas for March 4 “Day of Action to Defend Education”

The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) met to decide on a course of action for the “March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education,” a national movement started by students to raise awareness for problems educational institutions currently face.

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Former UMass professor Suzanne Model to study immigration in Taiwan

Retired University of Massachusetts professor of sociology Suzanne Model has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study immigration in Taiwan.

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University Health Services walk-in H1N1 flu vaccination clinic Thursday

UMass’ University Health Services (UHS) will host a walk-in H1N1 flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Student activism heads toward the web

This year, student activists have a new tool on Google Maps to help them publicize their protests and find support from like-minded students across the country.

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