Students gathered in the Student Union on Friday to strike for UMass to become a sanctuary campus. Photos by Robert Rigo, Jong Man Kim, and Aakanksha Gupta.
Students gathered in Southwest Sunday night to celebrate Super Bowl 51. Photos by Jong Man Kim, Katherine Mayo and Jessica Picard.
People gather in Amherst Center to protest the Immigration Ban on Sunday, January 29. Photos by Jessica Picard and Caroline O’Connor.
The Boston Women’s March and the Women’s March on NYC were just two of the many marches held around the world on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Thousands of people took to the streets to protest the presidency of Donald Trump. Photos by Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Kate Leddy, and Tess Halpern.
A look back at the Fall 2016 semester. Photos by Jessica Picard, Sam Anderson, Katherine Mayo, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Benno Kraehe, Grace Gulick, Christina Yacono, Alec Zabrecky, Erica Lowenkron and Caroline O’Connor.
Sports, holiday events, and lectures made up this shortened month as students finished off their fall semester on Dec. 22, 2016. Check out the photo desk’s favorite captures from this month! Photos by Jessica Picard, Mayank Mishra, Benno Kraehe, Imogen Fairs, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Jong Man Kim, Erica Lowenkron, Aakanksha Gupta, Jed Zuraw-Friedland, Caroline O’Connor, and Sam Anderson.
Protestors walked from the Student Union to Whitmore on Wednesday to deliver letters for a “sanctuary campus.” Photos by Jessica Picard, Caroline O’Connor, Aakanksha Gupta and Judith Gibson-Okunieff.
Photos from the Ignite Your Right Rally, Call to Solidarity and Amherst Vigil for Love & Unity. Photos by Erica Lowenkron, Jessica Picard, Sam Anderson and Judith Gibson-Okunieff.
Election Day 2016 coverage and Trump protest photos by Erica Lowenkron, Katherine Mayo, Caroline O’Connor, Jessica Picard, Sam Anderson, Emily Johnson and Judith Gibson-Okunieff.
The Graduate Employee Organization held a rally for the labor center outside the student union on Monday afternoon. Photos by Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, and Erica Lowenkron.
A recap of the month of September at UMass Amherst. Photos by Jessica Picard, Katherine Mayo, Sam Anderson, Erica Lowenkron, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Chris O’Keefe, Christina Yacono, and Grace Gulick.
Photos from Homecoming Weekend 2016 including Woodstock Stories with Michael Lang and Elliot Landy, Revolution Run 5K, Homecoming parade, Men’s soccer, football, ice hockey, field hockey and Fearing Street Festival. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Katherine Mayo, Erica Lowenkron, Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff and Alex Tang
The Amherst Business Improvement District’s 5th annual block party was held September 15 from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Amherst. Photos by Jessica Picard, Chris O’Keefe, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Jediah Zuraw-Friedland, Grace Gulick, Jenn Desmond, and Jill Drummy.
Photos from Welcome Week 2016 including BBQ, UFest, move-in, UMass Night Out, New2U Tag Sale and poster sale from September 2nd to September 9th. Photos by Katherine Mayo, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Sam Anderson, Jessica Picard and Erica Lowenkron.
UMass Divest The Rest sit-in continued for the fourth consecutive day inside Whitmore on Thursday, April 14. No students were arrested. Photos by Shannon Broderick, Katherine Mayo, and Judith Gibson-Okunieff.
The UMass Divest The Rest sit-in continued on Wednesday in Whitmore, with 19 students arrested.
UMass Divest the Rest sit-in at Whitmore continued into its second day today leading to the arrest of 15 students.
Divest UMass rallied and staged a sit-in at Whitmore to demand divestment from fossil fuels.
The Racial Justice Coalition hosted a day-long anti-racism event to discuss student activism on college campuses.
YKCC and the Pakistani Students Organization co-hosted a candlelight vigil for bombing victims in Lahore.