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Cale Makar selected to play for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championships -

December 15, 2017

UMass men’s basketball looks to remain undefeated at home when Georgia comes to town -

December 15, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

Political discourse heats up at Amherst College

Discovery of noose on campus sparks strong student reaction.

Students and Faculty respond to DACA announcement

UMass forms community for those affected by DACA.

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?