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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

Brian Cline band rocks Sacramento State

The Brian Cline Band rocked the crowed Wednesday at Sacramento State’s Joe Serna Plaza. Front man and guitarist Brian Cline, bassist Andrew Lion, electric guitarist Rob Sherman and drummer Paul Batres showed the audience why they should be nationally known. The band played positive, uplifting, ’60s style music, but with a modern day sound. The band has been compared to artists such as Matchbox 20, Vertical Horizon and The Counting Crowes. The band performed songs from their current CD, “Hold the Keys,” which include “What’s That Do For Me,” “Eye Storm,” “Something to Tell,” “Something to Tell” and “Joe.” In…

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Women

Suffering their first home loss of the season, the Sac State women

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Wildfire Blazes at Los Alamos

Firefighters on Thursday struggled to contain a wildfire accidentally set by the U.S. Park Service that has destroyed or damaged up to 400 houses in the evacuated town of Los Alamos and is threatening a nuclear weapons lab nearby. LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (Reuters) – Firefighters on Thursday struggled to contain a wildfire accidentally set by the U.S. Park Service that has destroyed or damaged up to 400 houses in the evacuated town of Los Alamos and is threatening a nuclear weapons lab nearby. In Washington, the White House said it believed nuclear materials were safe in disaster-proof bunkers at the…

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The Line

Do you play basketball? Many strangers have uttered that phrase over the years and I don’t know why. Well okay maybe it has to do with the fact that I am a six-foot female, but that shouldn’t give people free access to comment on my body however they want, does it? We all know that everyone has the freedom of speech, but whether people realize it or not, issuing statements about a stranger’s physical traits is just downright insensitive. No one in their right mind would go up to a random overweight person and say, “lose some weight.” But believe…

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New device makes fingerprinting a snap

The Department of Public Safety has a new fingerprinting device called LIVE SCAN that is now fully operational and is available to the campus community. The new device will enable the public safety department to provide fingerprinting services for students, faculty and staff involved in university related programs. LIVE SCAN operator Erin Middleton said the device will be more convenient than ones used in the past. “It will make fingerprinting a lot faster and more convenient for anyone associated with Sacramento State,” Middleton said. “We are no longer using ink, the fingerprints will now be recorded by a laser.” The…

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Mexican Independence Day celebrates unity

Live music and enthusiastic people were present at Joe Serna Jr. Plaza Thursday night to celebrate Mexican Independence Day at the event titled, “Celebrando Nuestra Cultura.” The event was sponsored by Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Mujeres Ayandando La Raza and UNIQUE programs. The organizers worked since June to put the music event together. “The coordinators worked hard together. Everything seemed to fall into place,” said Eujenia Soto, event coordinator of the event and a member from the Mujeres Ayundando La Raza. Rondalla Sentimiento Romantico, an eight-member band from Woodland, performed several Mexican ballads. “The ballads sung tonight are from the…

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Volleyball defeats Northern Arizona in Big Sky Opener; falls to Weber State

Although it was expected to be one of the toughest matches of the season for Hornet volleyball, the Hornets shutout Northern Arizona in their Big Sky Conference opener on Friday in Hornet gym, taking all three games. The Hornets (6-5, 1-1) dominated the match against the Big Sky tournament champs, the same team that coaches picked as the conference

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Department of education awards Sacramento State professor grant

The U.S. Department of Education has bestowed a grant of $1.5 million to Professor Maurine Ballard-Rosa, a teacher in the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology. The grant will go to Ballard-Rosa’s project, the “Statewide Collaborative Distance Learning for Early Interventionists.” “An early interventionist is a professional who may provide a range of services to meet the developmental needs of an infant and toddler with disabilities, and the needs of the family . . . “, Ballard-Rosa said. “The training will involve a two-year sequence of courses on topics including typical and atypical development, working with families: diversity,…

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Lights of Broadway Shine in Sacramento

In its 28th year of performance, the Best of Broadway production is still living up to its name. With over 100 dance and vocal performers in vibrant costumes, and elaborate sets, 55 songs from various Broadway musicals were performed at this year

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Transfer agreement between Los Rios colleges and Sac State modified to increase access

Sacramento State and the Los Rios Community College District signed a modified transfer agreement Monday, Sept. 18, in hopes of increasing the transfer and graduation rates of students from Los Rios Colleges to Sac State. Brice Harris, chancellor of Los Rios Community College District, said that transfer of Los Rios students to Sac State is a major goal of his district. “The transfer of students to four-year colleges and universities is a major mission of the community colleges, and our district has been a leader in this area for a long time,” Harris said. Harris added that the new agreement…

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Bathrooms on campus in trouble again

In an apparent repeat of the campus crisis that occurred Sept.13, the restrooms in some buildings on campus were closed off from use at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Ed Del Biaggio, vice president of administration, addressed the issue at the Faculty Senate meeting at 3:15 p.m. “We first noticed the problem at 11:30 a.m.,” he said.”The city then turned off its pumps.” Del Biaggio also updated the status of Brighton Hall. “Brighton Hall is open, but the restrooms are closed,” he said. Ann Reed, assistant vice president for public affairs, said Brighton Hall was closed but could not confirm that classes…

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D’-lightful: Hornets rout Weber State

Back in the win column after two close losses, the Sac State football team showed that it is capable of taking over a game defensively, as they defeated the Weber State 35-7 on Saturday at Fred Anderson Field before 9,157 people. Charles Roberts did his thing, rushing for 154 yards and three touchdowns, but the fact that the defense allowed only one touchdown was important, after surrendering 76 points in the previous two games. “That

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