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Report: UMass men’s basketball set to hire Matt McCall as next head coach -

March 29, 2017

Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

March 29, 2017

Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages -

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

North Korea in the tense spotlight

North Korea’s recent missile tests complicate tensions in East Asia for the Trump administration.

A Pence presidency is not great, but it may be better

James Mazarakis explores the possibility of impeachment and how that affects Pence and the Republican establishment.

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience

The talk will take place at 11 a.m. on Dec. 10 in the Cape Cod Lounge.

SGA President announces opening of vice president position

Applications for the opening will be accepted until Dec. 11.

Students for a Free Tibet engages campus through political and cultural events

The group recently organized a protest and march in Northampton.

Marco Rubio’s lack of diversity is a problem

Isaac Simon argues against Rubio’s recent claim that the Republican party is the “party of diversity.”

Letter: Thursday marks ‘Tibet Day’ in the Amherst, Northampton areas

March 10 marks the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising.

Diplomacy over threats: Recourse in South China Sea

Michael Agnello argues that the United States should stop using military threat in the South China Sea to coerce China into cooperation.

Discussion of Tibet’s future to be held Tuesday night

Panelists will meet in the Commonwealth Honors College Event Hall at 5:30 p.m.

Put yourself into new shoes with study abroad

Jakob Lengacher stresses the value of studying abroad by detailing his own experience of being on a game show and learning Chinese during his time studying in China.

China and Japan begin to thaw once cold relations

Eliot Decker discusses the global implications of the first meeting held between the Chinese and Japanese leaders.

Uighur separatism

Julian del Prado comments on a recent terrorist attack in southwest China.

China’s passive aggressive tactics

Julian del Prado comments on rising tensions in East Asian waters.

Relaxing one-child policy a step forward

Hannah Sparks thinks the recent relaxation of China’s infamous one-child policy is a good thing, for China and the world.

Change in sight for the Chinese Communist Party?

This week marks the turning of a chapter in Chinese history. President Hu Jintao will turn over control of the country to current Vice President Xi Jinping. Brian Doherty discusses the larger change that this shift in power could represent, and why many Chinese citizens doubt serious change is coming.

Obama seeks to increase US student presence in China

UMass’ Chinese courses and past student experiences appear to allude to success in contributing to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “100,000 Strong Initiative.”

Dalai Lama and UMass students agree Tibet should be free from China

Several UMass students often lead protests to “free Tibet” from the People’s Republic of China’s territory. The Dalai Lama’s recent visit to the White House does not necessarily mean that the United States Administration is willing to compromise its relationship with China to support independence for Tibet.