The Humane League, a 30-campus national organization, works to reduce animal suffering through education to change eating habits and campaigns to reform farm animal treatment.
A section of Auxiliary Enterprises uses events and cooperation with local organizations to fight hunger in the Amherst area.
A branch of Auxiliary Services says they have become a national leader in sustainable waste practices.
The man showed .380-caliber handgun stored in the trunk of his car to two fellow employees at the end of a shift on Oct. 22.
As areas in Amherst regain power and students resume classes, the University of Massachusetts continues to give support to off-campus students without power. Many students were able to access free food and water, shower on-campus, recharge electronics and seek warm shelter within the University walls. According to a Western Massachusetts Electric Company official, power should be returning to all of Amherst by tonight. Yesterday, a number of students without meal plans filed into the Dining Commons and received free meals. Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises, said the dining hall staff has been busy serving over 75,000 students and…
This year the university joined a nationwide effort by colleges to cut down use of plastic bottles and soda cans. Instead the schools plan on introducing greener drinking vessels such as compostable cups.