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Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

March 29, 2017

Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages -

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

Panel discusses racial, sexual and psychological violence in response to art exhibit

Kara Walker’s art exhibit provided an eye-opening and horrific representation of slave life in America.

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Author-professor holds discussion on the resistance to slavery in the United States

Manisha Sinha discussed slave resistance and American abolition.

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Jeanne Brunner talks trade books and the nature of science

Assistant Professor Jeanne Brunner examines how trade books and teachers’ guides affect students.

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Best-selling author Roxane Gay talks about modern day feminism at Mount Holyoke College

Gay referred to the President Trump era as “the age of American disgrace.”

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Protesters perform in front of Springfield City Hall to absent mayor

The PachaMama Puppets performance “The World We Love” aimed to convince the mayor to make Springfield a sanctuary city.

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Local blogger Larry Kelley dies in car crash, remembered by community

Amherst resident and blogger Larry Kelley was killed in a car crash in Belchertown Friday afternoon.

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‘Stopping Genocide and Mass Atrocities by Stopping the War Profiteers’ talk at UMass

Human rights activist John Prendergast talked about the need to end genocide, specifically in Africa.

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UMass students skip class to stand in solidarity with undocumented immigrants and refugees

A strike was held in the Student Union, as part of a series of efforts to make the UMass administration declare the University a sanctuary campus.

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NPR Education Correspondent Eric Westervelt talks on future of education

Westervelt addressed the increased attention charter schools are getting.

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SLIDESHOW: Student Strike for Sanctuary

Students gathered in the Student Union on Friday to strike for UMass to become a sanctuary campus. Photos by Robert Rigo, Jong Man Kim, and Aakanksha Gupta.

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Faculty of journalism department discusses failures of journalism during Trump era

Journalism department discusses failures of journalism during Trump era.

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Panelists hold discussion on embodying global coalitions

Scholars from the Five Colleges discuss political mobilization and coalition-building in the United States today.

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Journalist speaks on criminalization of youth in the United States

CNN contributor Marc Lamont Hill addressed Michael Brown shooting and failures of neoliberalism.

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Anti-racism workshop to be held Feb. 23 in the Cape Cod Lounge

Social Thought and Political Economy Student Executive Committee holding anti-racism workshop on Feb. 23.

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UMass STEM seminar promotes positive psychology

The seminar discussed ideas such as observation, mindfulness and learning.

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The UMass Sanctuary Movement will be hosting a student strike this Friday

Strike will be in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Secretary of Education pick sparks strong dissent from some UMass faculty

UMass and the nation debate the qualifications of the recently confirmed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos.

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Panel-led discussion on Women’s March held in Campus Center

Panel-led discussion speaks on intersection of race and gender in social movements.

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Activists, students and community members gather for reproductive justice rally

Reproductive justice rally takes place at Springfield City Hall.

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Update: Two arraigned in connection with Amherst home invasion

Georgiadis and Niemiec will have bails set at $10,000 and $5,000.

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