Scrolling Headlines:

Students, campus community rally in protest of racism

A group of at least 100 gathered in front of the Student Union Wednesday afternoon to share personal experiences of racism and address police brutality.

Read More

UMass receives $37.5 million for environmental and sustainability initiatives

Gov. Deval Patrick helps fund projects on and off campus through a bond bill.

Read More

UMass hosts lecture series focused on inequality

Social scientists will provide unique perspectives to students, faculty and the campus community during the year-long series, which began Sept. 10.

Read More

Massachusetts college students feel effect of national student debt issue

Unprecedented levels of debt could have negative economic consequences if left unchecked.

Read More

UMass alumna to film migrant workers’ stories

Lindsay Van Dyke, ‘11, is using the power of film to document the lives of legal migrant workers in Mexico City.

Read More

UMass poll shows Coakley emerging as a frontrunner in upcoming election

Results show that Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is a favorite in both the Democratic primary and the general election.

Read More

College Democrats of Massachusetts hosts convention

College Democrats of Massachusetts hosts convention of events and speakers this weekend

Read More

SGA presidential, vice presidential candidates removed from ballot

Seth Perkins and Isilda Gjata, also known as “The Hammer,” were removed from the ballot before polls opened on Sunday after an audit was completed on their residential area government.

Read More

Kumar, Kundnani and Alim deliver talk on Islamophobia in America

ISO hosts seminar to discuss institutionalized racism

Read More

Meghan McCain to talk about power of resilience

Daughter of Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain (R-AZ) will speak at Mt. Holyoke College on Thursday.

Read More

The meaning of the debt ceiling

Congress and President Obama just raised the debt ceiling again, but what does that mean for America?

Read More

UMass faculty rally for equal rights

Faculty from Continuing and Professional Education and the Massachusetts Society of Professors rallied for equal rights to unionize last Friday.

Read More

Martha Coakley visits Amherst

Massachusetts Attorney General meets with members of the community on Sunday as part of her campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor.

Read More

Democratic candidates for gov. partake in forum

Five Candidates discussed their opinions on a multitude of issues such as education, tax reform, and immigration at a public forum Wednesday night at Northampton High School

Read More

UMass Donahue Institute completes first-in-the-nation economic study of sequester

The UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) analyzes the economic effects of sequestration cuts on Massachusetts in a first-in-the-nation study

Read More

Sen. Elizabeth Warren visits UMass to discuss LSL, life science research funding, student loan debt

During a recent visit to campus, Sen. Warren toured the Life Science Laboratories and participated in a roundtable discussion with student leaders about the affordability of higher education.

Read More

UMass seeks second straight $40 million dollar budget increase

The additional funding would continue to freeze tuition and fees for students, furthering UMass President Robert Caret’s 50-50 plan

Read More

UMass students organize teach-in event in attempt to decrease cost of enrollment

UMass senior Preston Davis is organizing a teach-in featuring speeches from faculty, staff and students.

Read More

Government shutdown defeats GOP

After the government shutdown ended, the Republican Party took a hit in the polls, receiving the blame.

Read More

Polls open for primaries to special election

Primaries for the state of Massachusetts special U.S. Senate election begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, as the field of five candidates is narrowed to two for the June general election.

Read More