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Anderson Cooper speaks at Smith College

Anderson Cooper addressed emotions in reporting and his personal life during an hour-long talk at Smith College on Sunday.

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(VIDEO): Karl Rove gives speech at UMass despite protests

Former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove delivered a speech hosted by the UMass Republican Club on Tuesday, April 9, despite protests.

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Karl Rove to speak at UMass

Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor during the Bush administration Karl Rove will speak this evening on the future of the Republican Party.

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Amherst town elections open today

The Town of Amherst will open its polls for its annual town elections which is highlighted this year by 15 UMass student-candidates.

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UMass Poll analyzes Gun Control, Minimum Wage, and Immigration.

A recent UMass Poll analyzes American thoughts on gun control, immigration, the federal minimum wage, and the effectiveness of government officials.

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Acclaimed scholar Robin D.G. Kelley speaks at UMass

Historian Robin D.G. Kelley spoke Tuesday in a lecture titled “The Long Rise and Short Decline of American Democracy.”

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Sequestration may occur, could reduce UMass funding for students and research

Congress is cutting it to the last minute to reach a deal before Friday’s deadline to avoid sequestration, meaning across-the-board spending cuts for the next decade.

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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Weekly Peace Vigil draws in locals during cold winter months

“The Amherst Vigil for Peace and Justice in a Nuclear Free World” has been going on in downtown Amherst since the late 70s, and still draws dozens of people on a weekly basis.

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Governor OKs measure that could grant illegal immigrants in-state tuition

Gov. Deval Patrick issued a directive on Nov. 19 stating that illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria will pay in-state tuition at the state’s 29 public colleges and universities.

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Massachusetts votes down “death with dignity” initiative

By a narrow margin, question 2 on the Massachusetts ballot, which addressed the issue of physician-assisted suicide, was voted down yesterday.

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Obama wins presidential election on Tuesday

Barack Obama will serve as Commander-in-Chief for the next four years.

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Warren elected first female senator from Mass.

Democrat Elizabeth Warren won over conservative independent Scott Brown in Massachusetts’ Senate election Tuesday.

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“Right to Repair” and medical marijuana laws pass

At the time of writing, two of the questions on the Massachusetts ballots were passed.

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Campus Perspective Video: Presidential Election 2012

UMass students discuss which candidate they are voting for in the 2012 Presidential Election.

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A Guide to Voting at UMass Amherst

With Election Day on day away, Mitchell Scuzzarella gives some tips for voting in Amherst.

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Former Obama administration official visits UMass

Van Jones, the former green jobs adviser for the Obama administration, sees the United States creating more green jobs.

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NYC commissioner of immigrant affairs speaking tonight

Fatima Shama comes to campus for her talk “Immigration Nation: Past and Future” to discuss immigration and cross-cultural interaction.

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Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren clash in debate

Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren traded jabs in a gathering at Springfield Symphony Hall last night.

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Brown, Warren debate in Springfield

Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates on the Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren debate.

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