The celebration after Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Massachusetts was peaceful, with over 1,000 students dispersing by 11:30 p.m.
Police were non-confrontational all night, even talking and joking with students as more than 1,000 people gathered in the Southwest concourse.
Students of the University of Massachusetts gathered in the Southwest Residential Area for almost 2 hours to celebrate the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl win.
The glowing performance of UMass students on Sunday night has nothing to do with policies instituted by the Office of Student Affairs over the past two weeks, writes Opinion Editor Zac Bears.
After reading the University administration’s Super Bowl Sunday guest policy posted in a dormitory, one student declared “Welcome to UMass Alcatraz” on Twitter.
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Karen Podorefsky argues that recent “riots” have been tame in comparison to previous demonstrations, and that the gathering last Thursday was more a celebration than anything.
One student believes that the way students handled themselves after Obama’s reelection goes against what he stands for.
Suzanne Hishmeh, member of the Student Muslim Association, gives a brief history of the holiday Eid Al-Adha and the celebration that takes place in its honor.