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Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

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Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

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SPIRE changes to include more gender and sexual orientation options -

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Massachusetts men’s soccer looks for first road win of the season -

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Top 25 notebook: Mason Rudolph and No. 6 Oklahoma State roll past Pittsburgh -

September 19, 2017

Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team -

September 19, 2017

Let’s embrace innovation -

September 19, 2017

First response is important, but a long-term response is too -

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Traveling through a changing life -

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Community and local goods mix at student farmer’s market -

September 19, 2017

Fifth annual Poetry Festival reading -

September 19, 2017

Peacemaker Najeeba Syeed discusses interfaith cooperation in a time of Islamaphobia -

September 18, 2017

UMass hosts lecture on the meaning of the word ‘genocide’ -

September 18, 2017

Thirty-three arrested, 18 hospitalized during first weekend of semester -

September 18, 2017

UMass women’s soccer stuns Yale on Marra’s late winner -

September 18, 2017

UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 -

September 18, 2017

UMass field hockey wins weekend set over Davidson, UML -

September 18, 2017

Strong second half leads Massachusetts men’s soccer over Colgate -

September 18, 2017

Being promiscuous helps me cope and there’s nothing wrong with that -

September 18, 2017

Defense key to victory

Since beginning conference play, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has followed the theory that the best offense is a good defense. The Minutewomen have held opponents to under 10 points in their last three contests.

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Minutewomen topple state rival Terriers in home-opener, 3-0

Behind strong pitching from Sara Plourde, the Minutewomen defeated BU for their eighth-straight victory. Second baseman Kylie Magill went 3-for-3 on the day with a home run to left field, as Sarah Reeves brought in Katie Bettencourt to score the Minutewomen’s runs.

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Plourde shuts down top hitter in the country in Setterlund

Facing the best hitter in the country, Sara Plourde allowed just one hit and struck out April Setterlund, who leads the country with a .595 batting average. The Minutewomen host Charlotte on Friday, looking for their ninth-straight victory and second at home.

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Minutemen drop fifth straight to visiting Huskies

After leading by six runs through four innings, UMass could not hold off UConn for the second-straight day, falling 15-11 at Earl Lorden Field. The Minutemen host Richmond this Friday at 3 p.m.

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Bullpen to blame in UMass losses

After Issac Oakley gave up six runs in Wednesday afternoon’s game, his bullpen let the contest get out of hand for the second-straight game. Bryan Leigh gave up four runs, while Charlie Benson gave up three.

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Riding win streak, UMass hosts Tigers on Senior Day Saturday

In its final game of the 2010 season at Garber Field, the Minutemen take on the Towson Tigers, who the Minutemen have met just one time in the program’s history. UMass is coming off a 10-8 victory over PSU and are undefeated in the CAA, while Towson is winless in three road contests this season.

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Upperclassmen look to lead on Senior Day, rest of season

The Minutemen have six seniors who will be honored Saturday against the Towson Tigers at Garber Field. Each senior has had a different path throughout their UMass careers; however, all are helping a youthful team riding a four game-winning streak and a national top 10 ranking.

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Plourde’s 1-hitter, 20 strikeouts lift UMass over BC

Although the game didn’t go the way Massachusetts softball coach Elaine Sortino and pitcher Sara Plourde would’ve liked, but the Minutewomen got a 6-0 win anyway. The sophomore had a no-hitter until the last out of the seventh inning.

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UMass loses Game 1 to UConn

The Massachusetts baseball team has yet to catch a break this season, and Tuesday provided no sign of hope as the Minutemen lost to Connecticut, 10-2. UMass will play Game 2 on Wednesday at home.

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No. 8 Pride struggling

After starting a hot, the Hofstra men’s lacrosse team had two consecutive loses that hurt it in the rankings, which include losses to Massachusetts and Drexel. The Pride lost to the Dragons, 13-11, on Saturday.

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Minutewomen look to continue success

The Massachusetts softball team travels to face Boston College as it attempts to continue its six-game winning streak. The Minutewomen are coming off back-to-back wins against Fordham, while the Eagles fell to North Carolina State in a three-game series this past weekend. UMass will rely on its surging offense which boasts six batters with a .500 slugging percentage or better.

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Minutemen face model opponent at UConn

After being swept by Charlotte in North Carolina, the Massachusetts baseball team faces Connecticut in a home-and-home matchup beginning at UConn. The Huskies are coming off a three-game sweep at West Virginia and have balanced offense and pitching, which has resulted in 10 wins in their last 13 games.

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Minutemen hampered by tough road schedule

After playing on the road for the past three weeks of the season, the Massachusetts baseball team will play 17 of its next 21 games in Massachusetts, with 14 contests at home. The combined record of the opponents the Minutemen have played this season is 88-55, amounting to a .620 winning percentage.

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Minutemen remain perfect in CAA

With Penn State threatening late, the Minutemen pushed their one goal lead to two with just 38 seconds remaining in the contest. The goal secured UMass a 2-0 record in the CAA, in just its first year in the conference.

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Minutewomen sweep Fordham in battle of A-10 unbeatens

With two perfect A-10 records on the line, UMass swept the Rams to move to 6-0 in conference play. Pitcher Sara Plourde won both contests behind a combined 29 strikeouts on Saturday.

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Jackie Lyons’ five goals lifts UMass past Temple

With six total points, junior Jackie Lyons helped the Minutewomen remain perfect in Atlantic 10 play as UMass beat Temple, 16-7, on Saturday. Jesse O’Donnell also recorded six points in the win with three goals and three assists.

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Minutemen swept by 49ers

UMass travelled to Charlotte this weekend in hopes of improving their A-10 record, but instead were swept by the team. The Minutemen struggled at the plate and on the mound over the weekend, as they were outscored 25-10.

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UMass sweeps La Salle in double-header

The Minutewomen led with five home runs to give the team commanding wins over La Salle on Thursday. Outfielder Carly Normandin hit a grand slam to give UMass a 10-0 lead in Game 2.

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Minutemen looking for win against Penn State

One week after knocking of its second top-15 opponent in as many games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Penn State tomorrow in the 11th game of the all-time series. The Minutemen lead the series, 7-3.

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Consistency leading to wins

Part of what makes the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team so successful is its consitency. Its defensive midfield is playing a large role with the offense, which is contributing to victories.

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