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An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

Proposed bill promises to create more jobs for the youth

In a conference call with student journalists on Monday, members of the Democratic National Committee discussed their plans to increase the job rate of the youth with President Obama’s American Jobs Act.

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Osama bin Laden dead

President Barack Obama announced from the White House late Sunday that bin Laden had been killed by a special operation in Pakistan. His body is in the custody of U.S. officials.

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Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti to discuss new book, recent developments in Gaza

Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti will speak tonight at the University of Massachusetts about these recent developments in Gaza and to promote his new book.

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Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins will leave office in September

Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins will leave office three months early to become the new executive director of Community Action.

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New across the nation

Here’s a look at the news from across the nation.

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Massie throws his hat in the race for a Senate seat

Bob Massie is the only candidate so far to have declared his intentions to run against Scott Brown in 2012.

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Biden calls for increased college graduation rates

Vice President Joe Biden Monday called for America to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020

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John Kerry cosponsors proposed repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (D) introduced legislation last week to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 bill which defines marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman.

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White House announces interfaith campus community service initiative

In a Wednesday video message, President Barack Obama announced the debut of a new college campus-based community service program.

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Research underway to determine DADT effects

According to two UMass faculty members, research to determine the impact of homosexuals serving in the military is showing success, but will take a while for the results to catch on.

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Rosenberg leads drive to modify ballot initiative process

State Sen. Stan Rosenberg of Amherst is among the leaders of a charge on Beacon Hill to amend how ballot questions ultimately make their way to Bay State voters.

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GOP cuts federal budget by 61 billion

The House of Representatives passed a bill to cut the budget by 61 billion.

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House cuts funding for Planned Parenthood

On Saturday, February 19, the House passed a bill to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

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2012 budget moves to cut federal spending

President Barack Obama released his 2012 budget Monday, which aims to cut discretionary spending and trim America’s trillion-dollar deficit by the end of the decade.

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New site developed to help find jobs

The Department of Labor has launched a new website, MyNextMove.dol.gov, to help young people find jobs.

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Egypt in uproar; UMass student reportedly safe

One UMass student at the American University in Cairo was reportedly safe and headed home, according to a University official.

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Obama develops ‘Startup America’ program

President Obama and other senior Administration officials announced Monday the debut of a new partnership between private sector, government and charitable organizations to promote entrepreneurship and business growth in America.

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Obama seeks to increase US student presence in China

UMass’ Chinese courses and past student experiences appear to allude to success in contributing to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “100,000 Strong Initiative.”

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Federal aid decreases for students

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed Resolution 38, a piece of “legislation directing spending cuts to the fiscal year 2008 levels or less on the floor of the House today,” according a press release from the Committee on Appropriations.

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Professors encourage wealthy to donate tax cuts

A trio of Yale and Cornell professors have launched a new website, GiveitBackForJobs.org, to urge wealthy Americans to give their tax cuts to charity.

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