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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 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?