Amherst Police Chief believed the day went smoother than a normal weekend at UMass.
Students display apathy toward the concert, scheduled March 4.
The SGA announces the second and third artists, Flo Rida and Jeremih, to play at ‘Mullins Live!’ on Saturday March 4.
The Daily Collegian editorial board writes that the UMass community has a responsibility to better address the issue of discrimination on campus, and the University must pledge more resources toward educating our student body.
Faculty, students and community members discussed the evolution of Irish culture and identity during a panel event Wednesday evening.
Derulo will join Migos and Capital Cities Saturday in a free concert for University of Massachusetts students at the Mullins Center.
Town of Amherst and UMass administration’s strategy for this weekend to remain largely the same as last year, officials said at a press briefing Monday.
Theta Chi fraternity hosts barbecue with police officers and fire fighters in order to build on community relations
In the weekend before the Blarney Blowout, members of Greek life organizations say they want to understand how to make the event as safe as possible.
A similar event is planned following “Blarney Blowout,” as fraternity members aim to strengthen their relationship with the Amherst community.
Tyrone Parham, who was sworn in as UMass police chief Friday, said he hopes the pattern of last year’s “success” dealing with Blarney Blowout will continue this year.
Under the policy, up to four UMass Amherst students may be signed in as guests beginning Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m. and continuing through Sunday, March 6 at 11 p.m. The revision mirrors steps taken last year by UMass in advance of ‘Blarney.’
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As of Saturday evening, police had made just six arrests and reported no serious injuries or property damage.
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The video systems will allow officials to monitor activity in real time and assist in furthering criminal investigations.
Charlotte Hoff discusses how the “Blarney” guest policy’s effect on her proves that it was announced with inadequate timing and care.
UMass to host free concert featuring Kesha, Juicy J to deter students from participating in ‘Blarney’
On March 7, the University will host a “Bring the Spring!” concert in the Mullins Center, free to all students with a valid UMass ID.
UMass student files federal civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police officers after ‘Blarney’ arrest
The student, Thomas Donovan, claims officers falsely arrested and assaulted him during last year’s “Blarney Blowout” for videotaping them on his smartphone.
The organization is seeking out ways to prevent similar events from happening in the future.