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Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

Department of Health and Human Services hosts conference call

The media was invited to a conference call Wednesday sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services where the results of a study were announced claiming the Affordable Care Act helped one million young adults get health insurance.

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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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