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Late-inning grand slam gives Dayton 5-2 win over UMass baseball -

April 28, 2017

GEO holds rally for better working conditions -

April 28, 2017

Prison Abolition Collective spreads awareness of mass incarceration -

April 27, 2017

Co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, Linda Sarsour, to speak at UMass Friday -

April 27, 2017

UMass tennis sets sights for Atlantic 10 tournament -

April 27, 2017

Weather postpones UMass softball as it sets its sights on weekend series with La Salle -

April 27, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse preps for final regular season game with CAA tournament looming -

April 27, 2017

‘Girls’ gives an honest farewell with final season -

April 27, 2017

Don’t stress too much about spoilers -

April 27, 2017

Reserving the right energy for the final push -

April 27, 2017

An unexpected impact -

April 27, 2017

White dove, red ribbon -

April 27, 2017

Making hard decisions in college -

April 27, 2017

Marc Osten fondly remembered by student activism community -

April 26, 2017

New Design Building officially opened -

April 26, 2017

New natural gas pipeline proposed between Easthampton and Holyoke -

April 26, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to honor seniors Friday against Drexel -

April 26, 2017

UMass baseball bullpen getting stronger as the season goes on -

April 26, 2017

Assistant coach Ben Barr, a major reason for UMass hockey’s prized recruiting class -

April 26, 2017

Atlantic 10 Softball Notebook: Colleran, Cozza on fire for UMass as A-10 race heats up -

April 26, 2017

UMass groups march together for International Women’s Day

Women from 10 different campus organizations spoke as part of the rallyspeak out at International Women’s Day march.

Candlelight vigil held to mourn deaths of victims of police violence

Around 200 people gathered Monday night for the vigil mourning the loss of those affected by police violence.

Stand Against Racism event focuses on anti-racist student activism

Members from UMass, Amherst College and the University of Missouri to sit on Friday’s panel.

Damon Williams discusses ways UMass can improve diversity

A lecture by the senior vice president of program, training and youth development services for the Boys & Girls Club of America addressed small actions toward diversification that can lead to large results.

A year in review: Notable UMass news from 2015

View a slideshow of the top UMass news stories in 2015.

Being black on a white campus

UMass student Adrianne Smith discusses racism, UMass’ lack of diversity and biracial identity.

Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’

At the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Kumble Subbaswamy, Katherine Newman and other administrators responded to concerns and suggestions from attendees.

SLIDESHOW: Student Blackout at UMass

View photos of Wednesday’s #StudentBlackout at UMass.

‘Student Blackout’ draws University response

Administration agrees to ‘answering session’

‘Black Lives Matter’ painting sparks controversy

A group of students painted over a commonly-used graffiti wall in the Central Residential Area in support of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement. However, it was discovered that the words “Black lives matter” had been painted over with “All lives matter.”

SLIDESHOW: Police Brutality Protest

At noon on Tuesday the Black Student Union organized a ‘die-in’ event in protest of recent reports of police brutality against African-Americans

Black Student Union hosts poetry jam

Under dimmed lights, and with light jazz in the background, students came together Friday night in the Campus Center Auditorium for a Black Student Union sponsored evening of poetry. Featuring professional poet Kai Davis and student poets, issues of love, race, gender, and death were explored. The night began at 8 p.m. with student poets from UMass, other members of the Five Colleges and guests from colleges as far as Bridgewater State University. Light music was provided by band “Chocolate Milk,” whose sets ran underneath and between poetry performances. Later, the band was provided with some of its own time…

Race and tragedy collide

On the steps of the Student Union yesterday afternoon, over 200 students and community members wore hoodies to mourn the death of Trayvon Martin and demand justice.

“From Good Times to Girlfriends” Goofs

Black Student Union members and non-members alike performed a series of sitcom scenes Saturday night as part of a retrospective – “From Good Times to Girlfriends and The Rebirth of the ‘90s” – to commemorate Black History Month. The choice of showcasing prominent black sitcoms by decade reflected our recent entry into the – what are they calling them – the ‘10s?