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Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Don’t think twice about seeing ‘Don’t Think Twice’

Fame tears an improv group apart then brings it back together again in this satisfying comedy from writer-director Mike Birbiglia.

Neil Hamburger brings the performance art of anti-humor to Iron Horse

The infamous stand-up character performed in Northampton with support from Major Entertainer Mike H.

David Cross hits old targets with new material

Comedian’s political diatribes preach to Northampton crowd choir at the Calvin Theatre.

‘Grandma’ is an odyssey of time and womanhood

Writer-director Paul Weitz delivers a refreshing narrative that reclaims the impulse to laugh in the face of tragedy.

Death of Harris Wittels has proven to be a loss to the comedy and podcast community

Death of Harris Wittels has proven to be a loss to the comedy and podcast community.

‘Parks and Recreation’ goes out on a good, if familiar, note

“Parks and Recreation” will go down in history as one of the all-time great American sitcoms. Never quite a hit with ratings, “Parks and Rec” was a critical darling that managed to retain its quality comedic voice far longer than some of the greatest long-running shows in history. Its spiritual predecessor, “The Office,” provided seven incredible years of powerful comedic storytelling, but declined in quality to such an extent that the show’s legacy is forever tarnished. “Parks and Recreation,” on the other hand, lasted for only seven seasons, and it managed to keep its characters and situations feeling alive all…

New ‘research’ on moral dilemmas

Scientists have concluded that people are very complicated and it will take more exhaustive experiments to learn more. To start Lawrence De Geest drafted the following advanced dilemmas and asks you help him pilot them.

‘Broad City’s’ second season off to a wickedly funny start

The rapid-fire comedy quickly latches onto its voice in its second season.

Controversial but informative Bill Maher returns to HBO

‘Real Time’ offers laughs and debates

How I met the alternate ending (and loved it)

A new ending to “How I Met You Mother” comes to a much sweeter conclusion.

NBC’s Thursday night comedy woes

Competition and poor programming may have brought about the end of an era for NBC.

UMass student begins stand up comedy RSO

Senior Thomas Bachman has started a group on campus that will make you laugh, quite literally

Student comedian Ryan Hill sheds light on his routine

Over to UPub and through Ryan Hill, to comedy night we go

‘The World’s End’ is a near perfect blend of sci-fi and comedy

The third installment of the Cornetto Trilogy does not fail to entertain and keep audiences excited and laughing

The Vulgarity of comedy

With the release of outrageous comedies such as “Superbad” and “This is the End,” is Hollywood crossing the line between comedy and poor taste?

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” disappoints

Jim Carrey rescues “Burt Wonderstone” from floundering mediocrity.

Demetri Martin brought his unique sense of humor to Northampton

Demetri Martin brought his unique brand of humor to the Calvin Theatre on Wednesday, marking Northampton as one of the first stops on his Point Your Face This tour.

“Silver Linings Playbook” breaks the mold

Collegian Columnist Steffi Porter says “Silver Linings Playbook” is a better romantic comedy than expected

John and Jon bring big laughs to the Calvin

John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton put on their signature, collaborative performance at the Calvin. The show was loaded with jokes, music, “urine and mayonnaise.”

Back in Black at the Calvin

Lewis Black had audiences rolling on the floor during his Friday night stand-up performance.