SLSO holds tenants’ rights presentation Wednesday night

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The Student Legal Services Office held a presentation on students’ legal rights during off-campus tenancy in the Campus Center.

Palestinian university students shine light on education struggles in Palestine

(Jessica Picard/ Daily Collegian)

UMass’ Students for Justice in Palestine hosted talk Thursday.

MassPIRG, SGA, UMass Sustainability Manager present white paper on renewable energy

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Report says the state should commit to becoming powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

St. Patrick’s Day panel discusses Irish identity

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Faculty, students and community members discussed the evolution of Irish culture and identity during a panel event Wednesday evening.

HTM majors prepare for Thursday’s career fair

(Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Hospitality businesses look to hire Isenberg School of Management students in the largest student-run hospitality career day in New England.

Patrick Durocher sentenced to three to five years in prison

(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Durocher, 20, was previously convicted of raping and assaulting a University of Massachusetts outside the Campus Center in September 2013.

Closing arguments delivered as Patrick Durocher trial moves toward resolution

Before the start of Wednesday's session, and in the absence of the jury, Hampshire Superior Court judge Mary-Lou Rup, right, discusses with councilors what will be included in the instructions to the jury. From left are defendant Patrick Durocher, 20, of Longmeadow, his attorney, Vincent Bongiorni of Springfield and prosecutor Assistant Northwestern District Attorney Jennifer Suhl.
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Jurors will begin deliberation Thursday afternoon in the trial of Patrick Durocher, a former University of Massachusetts student accused of raping a woman outside the Campus Center in 2013.

IT to host open forum, discuss new acceptable use and confidentiality policies

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The meeting, open to the campus community, is part of the campus awareness and training process surrounding updated information technology department policies.

UMass for Bernie launches ‘dorm-storming’ campaign

(Student Group UMass for Bernie Sanders held a rally opposite the Student Union. Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Organizers of the unofficial student group UMass Amherst for Bernie Sanders intend to knock on dorm room doors across campus to encourage more students to register to vote.

Medical experts and law enforcement officials testify on fifth day of Durocher rape trial

(Patrick Durocher sits with his attorney Vincent Bongiorni Tuesday at Hampshire Superior Court. 
Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Judge Mary-Lou Rup denies motions to drop a kidnapping charge and reduce the charge of aggravated rape charges against Patrick Durocher.

Patrick Durocher rape trial enters third day

(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Eight witnesses testified Wednesday, providing further details on the 2013 night in question.

Witness testimony delivered in rape trial of former UMass student

Alexis Smither addresses a map of the UMass campus during witness testimony Tuesday in the Patrick Durocher trial. 
Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian

Jurors saw images Tuesday that appeared to show Patrick Durocher lying both next to and on top of the plaintiff in the grass outside the Campus Center.

Jury selection continues in trial of former UMass student Patrick Durocher

(Cade Belisle/ Daily Collegian)

Durocher, 20, has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping and assault and battery.

Former UMass student Patrick Durocher, accused of raping another student in 2013, to stand trial

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

The 20-year-old Longmeadow native allegedly raped a female student in 2013 on the Campus Center lawn.

Shaha performance to focus on racism in LGBTQIA+ community

(Amanda Creegan/ Daily Collegian)

The diversity peer education group, which usually performs to residence halls, will offer a broader performance Tuesday in the Campus Center.

Members of UMass community offer ways to improve the experience of people of color on campus at special meeting of Connections in Color

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A crowd of roughly 40 to 50 gathered in the Campus Center auditorium Wednesday evening to offer suggestions for how students, faculty and administrators could provide students of color with resources to succeed and feel comfortable at UMass.

Costume sale combines sustainability with Halloween

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Graduate students use donated clothing to inspire makeshift costumes at the recent Sustainable Halloween Costume Sale, held in the Campus Center.

UMass alumna and Seventeen.com web editor Noelle Devoe gives TechTalk

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The 2013 graduate gave tips to students on how to build a professional online portfolio.

SGA Training encourages student outreach, outlines plans for the semester

Amanda Creegan/Daily Collegian

Sunday’s overview emphasized that senators must meet the needs of their constituents.

Limited services available for Continuing Education students

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Non-traditional students are denied some University resources, including representation through the Student Legal Services Office.