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Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

March 29, 2017

Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages -

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

Super college entertainment system

An open door, a classic video game and some new friends.

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Obama’s hypocritical take on health care

Alex Perry discusses President Barack Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress last Wednesday. He alleges that the president’s plan to reform health care would not work and that his proposals were hypocritical and disingenuous.

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Despite budget, UMass construction keeps school moving

At first glance, the wealth of summer construction and renovation at UMass should cause concern with the school with suck fiscal woes. But Evan Haddad says that, with the proper management, the school is creating jobs and helping itself in the long run.

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No Such Thing as “Free”

After spending some time across the pond, Ben Rudnick had realized that, even though the price tag says it’s free, governmental concepts like universal healthcare rarely come without cost to the individual.

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Obama in danger of failing

Alex Perry thinks that President Obama had one big assignment for this term – the economy. So far, Obama has gotten far from straight A’s.

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Obama meets expectations

While the current state of affairs in America may be far from perfect, Ted Rogers thinks that Barack Obama has done pretty well so far in his presidency given the daunting challenges he was given.

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Bumming it UMass style

Nick O’Malley reflects on the trials and tribulations of Spire’s glitches and the toll they take on the sanity of students.

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Getting past that new college smell

H.C. Wang welcomes back the UMass community by giving some advice to staying sane, on good terms with your roommate and body odor free in a hot lecture hall.

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On health care, the GOP’s POV is BS

Dan Rahrig warns about jumping the gun on health care reform, and that scare tactics on the part of the GOP are diluting the effort.

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Potty training 101

The conditions in the bathrooms at UMass are terrible and Mathew M. Robare wants the rest of campus to know that there is no need to leave toilets looking like the swamp monster used them last.

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The two F’s of UMass

Thomas Moore gives some insight to the ins and outs of UMass buildings and dinings to incoming students.

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For WBCN, it was time

While many radio listeners in eastern Massachusetts mourn the demise of the long-standing alternative-rock station WBCN, Nick Milano is glad to see the station, which was so commercialized in recent times, be put to an end.

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Memoirs of a parking attendant

Chris Amorosi’s time as a parking lot attendant during the summer did not go without incident. Who knew a parking garage could be so complicated?

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Generation Bacon

With today’s students having parents who grew up in the 60s, Nick O’Malley thinks that this new generation must try new ways to push the cultural envelope in the face of generations past. The answer: bacon.

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Springing the case for free college

In the desert of California lies Deep Springs College. Small, little-known, but more importantly, free college. Hannah Nelson wants to know why this is the only one.

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Top 10 don’ts to observe this semester

Lauren Rockoff gives 10 pointers to help you have a better semester and bust out of that back-to-school funk.

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Ted Kennedy’s legacy reached beyond state and party lines

With the recent passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, Matt Kushi reflects upon the lifetime of work left by the Massachusetts senator.

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Cultural Electricity

Before she went to study abroad in South Africa, Leigh Greaney had been told about the “culture shock” that she would experience. What really shook her, though, was not the poverty or hunger, it was the people.

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Argentine culture through the people’s smile

At an Argentine fair, Mike Fox experienced a rush of both native culture and foreign globalization. But after seeing the people in action, he saw what truly mattered to the people.

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My London Celebration

While in London, Michael Phyllis found exactly what he was looking for and was ready for the perfect celebration. There was just one problem: too much celebration.

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