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Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

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

UPDATE: Wayland man dies following apparent fall -

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

Affirmative action: a disservice to diversity

Students of color don’t need special treatment.

Affirmative action debate highlights divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions

The University Union’s Affirmative Action Debate in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday night highlighted divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions.

University Union to host debate on affirmative action

Academics Randall Kennedy and Peter Wood will discuss the policy in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday.

Higher education’s attack on affirmative action

Preston Davis argues for the implementation of higher education affirmative action and condemns the use of ‘reverse racism’ as a justification for repeal.

Case for affirmative action

Jillian Correira explains why affirmative action is a policy that is still relevant to the college admissions process.

Affirmative action on the docket

Contributor Stefan Herlitz discusses the Supreme Court case that could determine the future of affirmative action in public education.

New study assesses potential impact of eliminating affirmative action

A new study published in the Journal of Labor Economics has major implications for those involved in the affirmative action debate. The study finds that if affirmative action were to be eliminated nationwide, minority enrollment would decline two to four percent at all colleges, and up to 10 percent at schools ranked most selective in admissions.

Merit over melanin

With the new survey on SPIRE asking students to “self-identify” themselves into a racial category, Leigh Greaney argues that identity should have nothing to do with race on a university campus.