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Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

The 2017-18 women’s soccer team differs from others Matz has coached at UMass -

October 18, 2017

Hockey East Notebook: OT Goal caps BC comeback over Providence -

October 18, 2017

I’m a millennial conservative. Will the Republican Party leave me behind? -

October 18, 2017

Low-Income Housing Error at Presidential Apartments -

October 18, 2017

Kelela’s debut ‘Take Me Apart’ is a captivating, deeply personal exposition on heartache. -

October 18, 2017

People’s Market hosts a fundraiser for Puerto Rico -

October 18, 2017

UMass does not meet the needs of its disabled students -

October 18, 2017

Do we really need Summer NSO? -

October 18, 2017

A picture is worth a thousand words, but those words are better off written -

October 18, 2017

Tom Petty: A Retrospective -

October 18, 2017

Panel held to discuss the future of public policy and the Universal Basic Income -

October 17, 2017

Reconsidering Hillary Clinton -

October 17, 2017

Trump’s Twitter has unprecedented influence on society -

October 17, 2017

Author and professor at the University of Oregon discusses the push of a corporate agenda through state governments -

October 17, 2017

Letter: Join the movement against student debt -

October 17, 2017

Northampton City Council votes to oppose local charter school expansion -

October 17, 2017

UMass men’s soccer takes on Rhode Island with top conference spot on the line -

October 17, 2017

Fulton, Smith leading the way for UMass Soccer offensively -

October 17, 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.