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Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

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

Question and Answer: Trustee candidate Derek Dunlea expects to bring finance knowledge to Board of Trustees

Dunlea hopes to prevent tuition and fee increase and better representation to graduate students.

Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman

Protesters desired mandation of all UMass campuses to be sanctuary campuses and a timeline for divestment from fossil fuel corporations.

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting

Public comment denied in move organizers of on-campus groups call undemocratic.

50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies

Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.

UMass expected to divest from fossil fuels after Board of Directors unanimous vote

AMHERST– By a unanimous vote from the University of Massachusetts Foundation’s Board of Directors, UMass will become the first major public university to divest its direct investments in fossil fuel companies, according to the school’s press release. In mid April, hundreds of University of Massachusetts students held a sit-in inside the Whitmore Administration Building, demanding the university cut its investments in fossil fuels. The protest lasted eight nonconsecutive days and over 30 students were arrested for trespassing on the property. Today, their efforts have been rewarded. “This action is consistent with the principles that have guided our university since its Land Grant inception…

VIDEO: Divest UMass holds week-long sit-in protest

The campaign attracted hundreds of supporters to demand the UMass Foundation stop investing in top fossil fuel companies.

Board of Trustees hears from CERC, UMass Divest, RA/PM Unit in Wednesday’s meeting

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees heard from several student speakers on Wednesday during its meeting on the Dartmouth campus.

SLIDESHOW: Divest the Rest Rally

Divest UMass rallied and staged a sit-in at Whitmore to demand divestment from fossil fuels.

UMass Divest plans rally outside of Student Union Monday at noon

Organizer Mica Reel says that the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees has not responded with necessary urgency after three years of campaigning.

It is time for our administration to lead with us

Sarah Jacqz and Shawn Provost illustrate why UMass needs to take their divestment commitment to the next level, if serious change is to be made.

UMass alumnus speaks on relationship between journalism and public relations

University of Massachusetts alumnus Larry Carpman spoke to a group of students and faculty Monday about the “very thin” line between journalism and public relations.

Salary increases for non-union UMass staff members cancelled

President Meehan blocks pay raises to help cover $10.9 million budget shortfall.

Amherst College votes to remove Lord Jeffery as mascot

Board of Trustees decided to change mascot following student protest in November.

Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault

In the wake of dozens of allegations made by over 50 women, UMass graduate Bill Cosby faces his first criminal charges.

Students to keep pushing Board of Trustees, UMass Foundation to divest from fossil fuels

Faculty and alumni plan on joining students in getting a broader divestment commitment in light of the University’s recent announcement that it would divest from direct investments in coal companies.

Letter: Now is the time for UMass to divest from fossil fuels

In the wake of recent climate talks in Paris, UMass sophomore Sarah Jacqz writes that the Board of Trustees has an opportunity to make a statement.

New $95 fee to be imposed on students taking science laboratory classes

The money raised from the fee will be spent on buying new equipment and upgrading machinery.

UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees

The board approved a “contingency” vote Wednesday as UMass awaits funding from the state for the 2016 year.

Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms

The SAAC is in the process of drafting and distributing a letter to major players within Massachusetts asking for their support as students hope to minimize the damage of possible tuition and student fee increases.

Committee recommends UMass increase tuition, student fees for in-state undergraduates

The committee also approved a motion for a $250 Information Technology student fee, which will be voted on by the Board of Trustees June 17.