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MASSPIRG holds panel to discuss solutions for high textbook prices

A panel was held to discuss the library’s Open Textbook Initiative.

The Hatch reopening brings in a large crowd

The Hatch officially reopened Monday for multipurpose use after being closed since 2014.

UPC releases spring concert lineup

The performers spread across genres to appeal to all students.

Letter: The fight for women’s rights is far from over

The Coalition to Resist Trump’s Policies at UMass is organizing a march on International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8.

Ten most popular Antonio’s pizza slices compete to see who wins the final rose

After eating 10 slices in one sitting, student William Plotnick declares the best Antonio’s pizza slice.

Leila Kawar speaks on immigration hosted by International Relations Club

UMass International Relations Club Hosts First Speaker of the Semester.

Community gathers in solidarity following election results

Demonstrators met on the Metawampe Lawn Wednesday night.

Workshop held Monday night to educate people of their rights with police encounters

About 40 attended the workshop run by civil rights attorney Luke Ryan to learn about the best way handle police encounters.

NPR journalist Peter Breslow talks successes and failures in radio

The UMass alum spoke with students Tuesday evening.

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies

The anthropologist discussed the link between gender and migration Tues. evening.

UMass hosts William A. Douglass for lecture and chair in Basque cultural studies

UMass hopes to hosts lectures and visiting scholars in Basque studies for years to come.

SLSO holds tenants’ rights presentation Wednesday night

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

UMass’ Students for Justice in Palestine hosted talk Thursday.

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

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

St. Patrick’s Day panel discusses Irish identity

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

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

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

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

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

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.