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UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Mulligan looks to continue seven game double-double streak at Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Jesus: the conservative Republican -

December 7, 2016

The joy of Snapchat -

December 7, 2016

Amherst residents rally against Dakota pipeline in water ceremony outside TD Bank

(Erica Lowenkron/ Daily Collegian)

Almost 200 people gathered outside TD Bank and encouraged to people close their accounts.

Shelburne Falls: hand-roasted coffee in Hadley

Matt@PEK/Flickr

This hidden coffee shop on Route 9 serves up a cup of joe that’s worth the trip.

Amherst prepares for fifth annual block party

(Collegian File Photo)

Students and families invited for food, music, and entertainment.

Soup for Syria seeks empty stomachs and generous hearts Sunday

Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Event to raise awareness and funds for the Syrian refugee crisis.

Local café The Works hosts retro vibe, quick and healthy foods

(Sarah Gamard/ Daily Collegian)

The Works Bakery and Café makes it easy to “eat well and feel good.”

The Black Sheep Deli: A diamond in the rough

(Jessica Chaiken/ Daily Collegian)

The downtown Amherst shop offers a unique selection of food and drinks in addition to live music and an unbeatable atmosphere.

Rao’s Coffee boasts charming bustle and delicious brews

(Sarah Gamard/Daily Collegain)

The shop, which has locations in Amherst and Northampton, offers a wide variety of drinks and food for its college-town customers.

Pasta E Basta’s authentic Italian cuisine keeps students coming back for more

Collegian file photo

Pasta E Basta’s authentic Italian cuisine makes it a favorite eatery for local students.

The Case of the Missing Extra Crispy

Collegian columnist Gavin Beeker spots the missing treat in Amherst’s food cornucopia.

Faith of our fathers

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford investigates the role of religion in these changing times.

‘Ganja sizzles despite rain

Amherst Common once again played host to the annual cannabis celebration known as Extravaganja on Saturday. For the 19th consecutive year, the common was flooded with people, unwashed masses milling, moving and dancing under a thick haze of marijuana smoke.