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UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Mulligan looks to continue seven game double-double streak at Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Jesus: the conservative Republican -

December 7, 2016

The joy of Snapchat -

December 7, 2016

Dining and Housekeeping employees at Smith College seek new contract

Collegian file photo

Representative union seeks higher wages and freeze on hiring temporary workers.

New app called Swpr. launched to combat hunger on college campus

Courtesy of Tanaya M. Asnani and Brian Ramirez

Swpr. app to attempt to combat hunger on UMass campus.

UMass Dining looks ahead after number one ranking in Princeton Review

Alec Zabrecky/Daily Collegian)

Guest speakers brought in to teach chefs credited for jump in ranking.

Give me Berk or give me death

(Daily Collegian Archives)

Gabby Vacarelo discusses the pros and cons of each of UMass’ four dining commons

UMass Dining works to reduce amount of food waste created with weight measurement

Shaina Mishkin/Daily Collegian

A branch of Auxiliary Services says they have become a national leader in sustainable waste practices.

Massachusetts ban on commercial food waste in landfills impacts UMass dining halls

Courtesy of UMass.edu

With 25 percent of waste in Massachusetts currently coming from food materials and organic waste, UMass is using its dining halls to support a recent ban on commercial food waste.

DIY foods to make in the DC

Unique and customizable food options to prepare for yourself at the dining commons

Students adjust to first week without Hampshire DC

With one of the two dining halls closed in Southwest, the area is slowly adjusting to alternative dinner solutions provided by UMass Auxiliary Enterprises.

Hampshire Dining Commons: Two weeks until closing

The Hampshire Dining Commons will shut down for renovations at the end of the semester and will reopen in mid-August of next year.

The Dining Commons Underbelly: The Life of a Sushi Chef

Andrea Greenberg talks about the unique opportunity she’s had being a sushi chef at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Letters to the editor

Check out this week’s letters to the editor.