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Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Not much is new in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ though it might not be a bad thing -

March 22, 2017

‘Get Out’ is a satirical horror for the post-Obama generation -

March 22, 2017

UPC releases spring concert lineup -

March 21, 2017

UMass hires Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey as next men’s basketball head coach -

March 21, 2017

Update: Contradicting reports surround Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry, a reported serious contender for UMass men’s basketball head coaching job -

March 21, 2017

Report: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry a serious contender for UMass men’s basketball head coaching job -

March 21, 2017

SGA reorganizes area governments -

March 21, 2017

Small group of students study during Hatch’s ‘soft opening’ -

March 21, 2017

Lecture addressing Islamophobia to be held Wednesday -

March 21, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse uses basketball drills to help improve offensive and defensive skills over spring break -

March 21, 2017

Notebook: Report indicates men’s basketball job search could be closing in on leading candidates -

March 21, 2017

North Korea in the tense spotlight -

March 21, 2017

We don’t need more unnecessary features -

March 21, 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?