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Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Notebook: Saint Louis Billikens off to hottest start among A-10 teams -

September 20, 2017

Health care, DACA headline congressional town hall in Northampton -

September 20, 2017

UMass field hockey looks to continue winning streak against St. Francis and Lock Haven -

September 20, 2017

Kuerzi battles through shin splints for UMass field hockey -

September 20, 2017

Palmer, Britt starting to materialize as playmakers on UMass football’s receiving corps -

September 20, 2017

Bring the Constitution back to campus -

September 20, 2017

Why All College Students Should Still Handwrite Their Notes -

September 20, 2017

Loads of Frustration -

September 20, 2017

Fitbits, Apple watches and other devices all have the same objective -

September 20, 2017

How the runway influences the real world -

September 20, 2017

Palestinian women talk about their lives as refugees -

September 20, 2017

Accidental death occurs near campus -

September 19, 2017

Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

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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Cabinet members laud education tax credit

Tim Geithner and Arne Duncan have praised the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which gives low-income students and their families the chance to receive tax breaks in college.

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Deval Patrick reelected

Deval Patrick beat out opponents Charlie Baker and Tim Cahill in a highly contentious race.

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Election Results: U.S. Congressional Representatives

Republicans gained control of the House yesterday, but not in Massachusetts where Democrats won all 10 Congressional races.

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Mass. voters opt for cheaper booze, reject two other questions

Massachusetts voters decided Tuesday to eliminate the sales tax on alcohol, while keeping the Commonwealth’s sales tax at 6.25 percent and voting not to eliminate a law which allows developers to obtain one permit to build low and mixed-income housing.

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Decision 2010: Election Night

Election night 2010: Full coverage, analysis and live results!

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Decision 2010: Bay State voters choose between “generational responsibility” and limited government

On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will decide the state's next governor, voting between incumbent Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker, Independent Tim Cahill and Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein.

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District 7 race pits incumbent Markey against newcomer Dembrowski

The Congressional race in Massachusetts’ District 7 pits political newcomer Dr. Gerry Dembrowski against solidly entrenched, 34-year incumbent Ed Markey for a seat in the House of Representatives. However, what Markey possesses in experience, Dembrowski matches with confidence.

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